Let’s face it – we all want to look more like our favourite celebrities. Whether it’s their perfect complexions, stunning figures or immaculate fashion sense, it’s easy to feel down in the dumps when you flick through a magazine or watch a video on YouTube. However, instead of seeing celebrities as the enemy, you can use their style as an inspiration. Below, we’ve rounded up four ways to look like your fave without spending a fortune.
Follow their makeup tutorials
Nowadays, the world is obsessed with makeup. Whether it’s contouring or cosplay, it’s easy to get lost in an endless “watch next” and spend hours looking through makeup tutorials. And as this trend continues, more of our favourite celebrities are coming up with their own tutorials and YouTube channels, too.
The stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race regularly appear in publications like Cosmopolitan and Buzzfeed, while High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale keeps fans up-to-date on her latest makeup trends through her own YouTube channel.
Invest in statement pieces
Unless you win the lottery or land yourself in a very successful position, you’ll never be able to afford to stock your wardrobe with the same outfits and beauty products as celebrities, so don’t even bother.
Instead, invest in a couple of statement pieces that you can use with multiple outfits, like luxury sunglasses offered by Eyeconic Society. Although such products will be more expensive, they’ll give you a glamorous edge and make you feel like a star.
Look after your skin
Skin is one of the most important parts of the body, so make sure that you look after yours if you want to look like a celebrity.
Instead of using cheap and cheerful products, use high-quality organic beauty products like cleansers and toners that won’t harm your complexion, and follow other beauty advice like drinking more water and taking off your makeup before going to bed.
Real Simple has rounded up a whole host of advice on how to keep your skin looking its best, including protecting your skin from the sunlight and laying off excess sugar.
If you want to look your best, then it makes sense to visit high-end fashion outlets and designer stores, but this isn’t always the most sensible choice. Shop smart for key pieces – for example, white tank tops can be picked up in supermarkets and discount clothing retailers for just a couple of pounds, while floral dresses and statement pieces can be found in charity shops and on eBay. Look around for a bargain, and you’ll be surprised at what you can find – you don’t always have to spend a fortune to look like the stars.
There you have it – four ways to look like a celebrity without spending a fortune. Make sure that you shop around to find bargains, look after your skin, invest in statement pieces to finish off your look and follow makeup tutorials from celebrities and makeup artists for inspiration. Good luck!