50 Makeup Quotes and Sayings for Beauty Lovers

Looking for the best makeup quotes and sayings? We’ve compiled a list of the best quotes about makeup for you to brighten your day and enhance your beauty.

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Makeup Quotes and Sayings

I feel more confident if my makeup looks good. ~ Ellie Goulding.

Makeup can help you capture a moment. ~ Carine Roitfeld.

Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick. ~ Gwyneth Paltrow.

Makeup is very important for a show. It’s really an accessory on the runway. You have to be sure that it fits the clothes. ~ Francois Nars.

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Your eye makeup says so much about you and your style. ~ Laura Mercier.

It’s fun to be a woman. It’s fun to flirt and wear makeup and have boobs. ~ Eva Mendes.

Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God in people. ~ Dita Von Teese.

A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. ~ Yves Saint-Laurent.

Joy is the best makeup. But a little lipstick is a close runner-up. ~ Anne Lamott.

I love being super–tough, but if I need to put on a dress and do my hair and makeup, I can do that too. ~ Elizabeth Rodriguez.

To me, natural, healthy looking skin is really beautiful. With a little concealer, eyeshadow, liner, gloss and bronzer, I love my lighter makeup look. I’ve saved so much money on facials! ~ Giuliana Rancic.

Makeup is scary. When I do it myself, it’s just mascara, and sometimes I forget even to do that. ~ Sandra Bullock.

For makeup, I prefer to keep it simple for the daytime. ~ Chiara Ferragni.

Best Makeup Quotes and Sayings

I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my make-up box. ~ Bette Davis.

Cosmetics is the science of a woman’s cosmos. ~ Karl Kraus.

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I love the confidence that makeup gives me. ~ Tyra Banks.

Every woman deserves a man to ruin her lipstick, not her mascara. ~ Charlotte Tilbury.

The best color in the whole wide world is the one that looks best on you. ~ Coco Chanel​.

The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural. ~ Calvin Klein.

Girls have always wanted to be pretty, even in Egyptian times. Cleopatra wore all the eyeliner, you know. ~ Rita Ora.

For the love of God, unless you’re prepping for Rigoletto at the Met, go easy on the eyeliner. ~ Cheryl Cory.

I fought a killer and didn’t even smudge my makeup. ~ Rose Pressey.

Beauty is not about makeup it’s about what it makes you to be from within. ~ Amit Abraham.

Makeup can be used to express yourself… Those experiences should not be limited to women. Everyone should be free to be as colorful as they want to be. ~ Ian Thomas Malone.

Real beauty isn’t about symmetry or weight or makeup: it’s about looking life right in the face and seeing all its magnificence reflected in your own. ~ Valerie Monroe.

Any woman can look her best if she feels good in her skin. It’s not a question of clothes or makeup. It’s how she sparkles. ~ Sophia Loren.

I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative. ~ Marina Diamandis.

Top Makeup Quotes and Sayings

That’s why I began doing makeup in the first place: I was hoping that through helping people see the beauty in themselves, I could try and find it in me. ~ Kevyn Aucoin.

Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside. ~ Lady Gaga.

Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

All the makeup in this world can never cover up an empty brain. ~ Edmond Mbiaka.

Good skin is the best foundation for your makeup. ~ Holland Roden.

Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty: it’s a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside. ~ Michelle Phan.

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There are no rules when it comes to makeup! ~ Kevyn Aucoin.

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors, clothing, makeup all express something. ~ Gene Simmons.

Beauty starts in your head, not in your mirror. ~ Joubert Botha.

Beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin. ~ Shu Uemura.

To me, beauty and makeup and color is like the finishing touch on everything. ~ Marc Jacobs.

I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative. ~ Marina and the Diamonds.

Popular Makeup Quotes and Sayings

Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God in people. ~ Dita Von Teese.

Some people think wearing powder ages them, but try it anyway. For me it mattes my makeup and blends it well. ~ Marcia Cross.

There’s nothing worse than sleeping in makeup. You wake up looking like a painting that’s been left out in a rainstorm. ~ Nina Dobrev.

Personalized beauty is about each woman being able to create her own makeup routine that complements her coloring and style. ~ Bobbi Brown.

Beauty is power, and makeup is something that really enhances that it’s a woman’s secret. ~ Charlotte Tilbury.

Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

Sometimes you just have to put on lipgloss and pretend to be psyched. ~ Mindy Kaling.

Makeup is a way for a woman to look and feel like herself, only prettier and more confident. ~ Bobbi Brown.

Just because you want to be glamorous, don’t be a sheep about your eye makeup. ~ Loretta Young.

Have a better relationship with your makeup and take the time to learn what your products will do. ~ Sam Fine.


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Sarah Walton

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