Social media has brought us closer than ever to celebrities. Thanks to Snapchat in particular, not only can we now get behind-the-scenes access to our favourite celebs’ lives and daily routines, they’re letting us in on their best beauty hacks and workout routines, too. Snapchatters like Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian West and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have all spilled beauty secrets in the past, and now we’re loyal followers of their accounts, waiting to catch another sneak peek inside their beauty kits.
If you want to know more about how your favourite celeb applies her makeup or her top beauty shortcut, take to Snapchat. Here’s our pick of must-follow celebrity accounts and our favourite moments so far.
Coined the queen of Snapchat, Kylie doesn’t just flaunt her own makeup line in her story, she showcases the products she loves and uses most to get her flawless face. Whether it’s NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation, or Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done Perfector, Kylie is known for her Snapchat beauty tutorials, even if they’re few and far between.
Kim Kardashian West
Runner-up in the Kardashian-Jenner Snapchat game is Kim for her candid, informative and ceaseless string of snaps. A fiend for exposing her beauty routines, we’ve learnt that Kim is a huge fan of La Mer; specifically their The Hydrating Facial mask, and that for her night-time routine she loves Neutrogena Cleansing Towelettes - Night Calming and Anastasia Beverly Hills Hydrating Oil, or Kate Somerville Hydrating Face Serum and ReSurface by Shani Darden Retinol Reform to complement her beauty sleep.
The face of her own skin care brand, Honest Beauty, Jessica shares everything from motherhood, behind-the-scenes from her business, holidaying and her favourite workouts on Snapchat. To suit her busy schedule, Jessica has revealed in past Snapchats that she loves Tony Moly Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch and Chantecaille Gold Energizing Eye Recovery Mask.
The Victoria’s Secret model took to Snapchat earlier this year to show us how she applies her makeup using her own product from her Autograph Cosmetics collaboration, as well as Yves Saint Laurent Babydoll Mascara and Babydoll Liquid Eyeliner. Finally we knew the secret to getting her glowing skin! Have we mentioned how much we love Snapchat?
Another celebrity fan of face and eye masks, the Pretty Little Liars star loves to head to bed with Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels and Face Gels, then wake up and pop on a slick of Honest Beauty Lipstick Crayon. Courtesy of hairstylist Chris Appleton, Shay also contributed to the trending hair piercings look, revealing her edgy hairdo from the Teen Choice Awards on Snapchat.
Debatably the most entertaining woman on social media, Chrissy Teigen’s Snapchats are mainly images of food and her gorgeous daughter, Luna. In between them, though, are snippets of her best beauty advice…and biggest blunders. She knows that a spot cream like Kiehl’s Acne Spot Treatment can be used in overkill mode all too easily, that sheet face masks, like SK-II Facial Treatment Mask, can be hilarious, and spray tans and white bed sheets do not mix.
The fitness and beauty guru likes to document her product trials, which have recently included an experimental dive into turmeric with Kiehl’s Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque, and paying extra attention to her great brows before the Met Gala. Not afraid of sharing her bizarre rituals, Kate tried an under-eye beauty gadget consisting of two pulsating patches connected to wire in order to get the blood moving and rejuvenate skin cells, which she documented on her Snapchat.
Stephanie covered BEAUTYcrew's beauty news and social content for a joyful stint in 2016, and now lives and plays in New York City, salivating over unlimited Sephora options and everything bagels while working as the Marketing Manager of Global Goods Partners, a women-empowering social enterprise.