5 Celebrities Who Use Their Fingers to Apply Makeup

All you need to apply flawless makeup is already at your fingertips – quite literally according to these 5 celebrities. Finding using their hands to be a quick makeup application solution that also gives a great result, these stars have ditched fancy brushes and sponges in favour of applying makeup with their fingers, smoothing in products and creating a natural look. Finding a way to apply everything from concealer to shimmer with their fingers, these celebrities have spoken on this simply application method that they swear by.


  1. Jessica Alba

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Jessica prefers when she can just use her hands to apply makeup: “My beauty regime has changed so much since becoming a mother. I’ve learned to multi-task and throw my look together in five minutes. I love makeup that I can apply with my finger tips, as it saves time.”


  1. Lauren Conrad

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Lauren uses her fingers to apply concealer under her eyes: “I use my fingers to apply my under-eye concealer to my lids to even them out. I don’t like wearing eye shadow, but having a solid, matte color on my lids makes my eyes stand out and my liner look more dramatic.”


  1. Linda Evangelista

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Linda pats in her foundation so it looks natural: “After the primer, moisturizer, and sunscreen go on, I just put on a couple of drops of the Dolce & Gabbana foundation. I pat it in with my fingers while my skin is still moist, just to even out my skin tone.”


  1. Miranda Kerr

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Miranda thinks the warmth of hands makes foundation go on smoother: “I apply tinted day cream as a healthy alternative to foundation. It’s quick and easy to apply and has the perfect amount of coverage… it leaves my complexion radiant with an even tone. Use your fingers to apply, as the warmth will help the formulation melt into your skin for a flawless finish.”


  1. Tyra Banks

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Tyra adds a subtle shimmer with her finger: “I apply the shimmer cream from the top of my cheekbones out toward my temples and use my index finger to diffuse the sheen. That way my whole face isn’t scary frosty—it’s just glowy right where I put it.”