15 Top-Beauty Buys From Celeb-Approved Makeup Artist Scott Barnes!

No makeup artist under the sun has been able to master a faux glow quite like Scott Barnes. The gifted beauty guru is well-known for giving celebs an undeniable radiance and can transform any client from fresh faced to oh my freakin' god in a few snaps. Since giving J.Lo her signature glow back in the day, the makeup pro has released not one, but two how-to tomes. And, as if he wasn't busy enough, Barnes also beautifies a bevy of Hollywood's Betties on and off the red carpet (Kate Hudson, Beyoncé, and Gwyneth Paltrow included).
So, naturally, we were hyped when this BFF to the A-list agreed to dish on which items (drugstore and designer, mind you!) he counts on for high-fashion moments. Read 'em all right here. And get your cosmetics case ready, because it's about to experience a serious makeover.
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"I've used the most expensive eye pencils and never found anything that works as well as this. Get your lighters out, ladies, because I guarantee your life will change after just one try. Burn the tip, wait for it to cool down, apply, and that liner won't be going anywhere."

Maybelline Expert Eyes Twin Brow and Eye Pencils, $6.99, available at Soap.com.
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"When a client asks me what foundation I recommend, Bobbi Brown's is always mentioned. It has a creamy base that replicates the soft and smooth look of natural skin."

Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick, $42, available at Bobbi Brown.
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"Whether I'm creating that perfect beach tan, or reshaping someone’s face with contouring — Guerlain's bronzers are essential. The unique texture will blow your mind, and I promise you'll look golden and luminous!"

Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder, $50, available at Sephora.
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"When I'm on the set of a music video, and we're doing makeup changes all day long, this is the makeup remover that I count on. It will remove anything and everything, yet at the same time it doesn't leave the skin with a residue or oiliness."

Lancome Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover, $27, available at Lancome.
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"There's nothing worse than a sticky gloss! What's sexy about that? When you apply this on your lips, you won't just look expensive — you'll feel it. Apply it to the bow and pout your lips, and you'll have men hanging on your every word."

Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss, $28, available at Dior.
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"I have to admit that I'm a bit of a loose powder snob — it can be either too gritty or too gray, but not Make Up For Ever's. This powder is silky, smooth, and the perfect complement to apply over a cream foundation."

Make Up For Ever Super Matte Loose Powder, $26, available at Sephora.
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"Eyes To Kill is a little something I pull out when I want jaws to drop. The oversized brush separates and applies for a full and flirty dramatic effect."

Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Mascara, $30, available at Nordstrom.
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"Everyone should carry eye drops! These make eyes look bright and rested."

Alcon Naphcon A Eye Allergy Relief Eye Drops, $8.79, available at Walgreens.
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"When I'm on an editorial photo shoot and I need the model's skin to look bare, I turn to Chanel."

Chanel Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Makeup SPF 10, $55, available at Nordstrom.
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"Buenos Aires is a nude hue that's glossy and full of moisture. It's been enriched with vitamin E and a blend of hyaluronan spheres that leave the lips looking larger."

NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in Buenos Aires, $24, available at NARS.
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"If you want your brows to look like a million bucks, then you need to use the queen of all eyebrow products. Fill in sparse brows with the fine-tip pencil, which replicates tiny hairs. You'll achieve a natural-looking arch that perfectly frames your eyes."

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, $24, available at Cult Beauty.
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"Japonesque makes an amazing line of brushes that will help you with all of your makeup tricks!"

Japonesque Touch Up Tube Set in Red, $20, available at Japonesque.
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"Erase imperfections and create a bronze, dazzling glow with this shimmering body lotion. This revolutionized the red carpet and has had countless celebrities looking their best when the cameras are flashing."

Scott Barnes Body Bling Platinum, $42, available at Scott Barnes.
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"When you take care of your face, you'll have much more fun applying makeup. This cream drenches your skin with moisture, protecting it around the clock. It will invigorate your skin's radiance."

La Prairie Cellular Radiance Cream, $930, available at La Prairie.
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"This super-cute and affordable palette is perfect for fashionistas on a budget. There are loads of rich shadows on the top tier and plenty of blushes, bronzers, and highlighters below."

NYX Butt Naked Eyes Makeup Palette, $25, available at NYX.
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