Eight celebrity-approved lipsticks you need in your makeup bag

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Ever wondered what lipsticks your favourite celebrity reaches for on tv, a red carpet or maybe even an awards show? Despite just about every celeb having their own beauty brand these days, they also still reach for classic makeup products too.

From Taylor Swift’s iconic red lip to Sarah Jessica Parker’s unexpected favourite, here’s eight celebrity-favourite lipsticks.


Gwyneth Paltrow

Benefit Benetint

It’s hardly unsurprising that Gwyneth Paltrow, the queen of the ‘no makeup makeup’ aesthetic, reaches for Benefit Benetint. The actress revealed to a news publication in 1999 that Benetint was her lipstick of choice.

More recently, speaking on her Goop podcast, Gwyneth also said that the Kosas Weightless Satin Lipstick was also a favourite of hers.

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Taylor Swift

MAC Ruby Woo

Taylor Swift’s patented red lip is almost as iconic as she is. The singer was first introduced to her signature look in 2009 while doing a photoshoot and it has become a staple of her beauty regime ever since. Though she has kept ‘mum’ on exactly what red lipsticks she has used over the years, she did namecheck MAC’s Ruby Woo in 2015.

“It’s a staple. I was the last person to discover it,” Taylor told People.

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Cindy Crawford

Revlon Pure Red

Even Cindy Crawford can’t resist a dramatic red lip moment. The ’90s supermodel once revealed that her go-to shade was Revlon Pure Red. Though this was discontinued, ‘Love That Red’ by Revlon is close in colour and still has that same, fabulous formula.

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Fran Drescher

Yves Saint Laurent No.7

Fran Drescher (AKA Fran Fine, The Nanny) constantly graced our tv screens wearing a fiery red lip. She revealed in the late ’90s that this red lip was the work of Yves Saint Laurent No.7 – which you can still buy today.

Recently however, Fran has been said to be a fan of MAC Chili, too.

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Jennifer Aniston

MAC Paramount

Jennifer Aniston didn’t just popularise ‘The Rachel’ haircut during her time on Friends. Fans were also obsessed with the earthy terracotta lip colour Jennifer wore as Rachel on the show. The lipstick is called ‘Paramount’ by MAC and you can still buy it today!

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Miranda Kerr

RMS Beauty Wild With Desire

Miranda Kerr revealed recently that her favourite lipstick is a red shade from a brand called RMS Beauty.

“I like RMS Red because it’s from a natural brand that uses just organic ingredients,” Miranda told InStyle. “The [RMS Red] is so bright and almost an orange-red, which I like.”

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Sisley-Paris Phyto-Lip Twist in Nude

Sarah Jessica Parker is another celebrity who is self-admittedly low-effort when it comes to makeup. However, the Sex and the City actress did reveal to Who that when she does wear lipstick she reaches for Sisley-Paris Phyto-Lip Twist in Nude.

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Gillian Anderson

MAC Marrakesh

For 10 years, Gillian Anderson dominated our screens playing Dr. Dana Scully on the hit show The X-Files. She revealed that the dreamy red lip she wore throughout the show was MAC Marrakesh, which you can still shop today.

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