Stars' Mom-Approved Beauty Tips

Hollywood head-turners Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian and Emmy Rossum tell us that when it comes to looking good, mother knows best

01 of 07

JESSICA ALBA'S SOFT TOUCH

JESSICA ALBA'S SOFT TOUCH
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Jessica knows you're never too grown up to take mom's advice. "She still tells this to me: don’t wipe my face too hard or

wipe my eyes too hard when I’m cleansing my face or when I put lotion on," says the expectant actress.

02 of 07

KIM KARDASHIAN'S SCENT OF SUCCESS

KIM KARDASHIAN'S SCENT OF SUCCESS
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"My mom always had a big fragrance tray and we'd always spray on fragrances," says the Hollywood perfumer, who clearly inherited her passion from her manager Kris Jenner. "I fell in love with fragrance early on."

03 of 07

EMMY ROSSUM'S SINGLE VISION

EMMY ROSSUM'S SINGLE VISION
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"I would always watch her tweeze her eyebrows," says the Shameless actress of following her mom's lead and treating her brows with a light touch. "She always told me [to] fear over-tweezing, so I tweeze one hair and then I have to stop and look – but I don’t go to a special brow guru; I do it myself."

04 of 07

KIM CATTRALL'S BRAND LOYALTY

KIM CATTRALL'S BRAND LOYALTY
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"My mom used Olay when I was a little girl," Olay's face reveals. "We lived in a real rural Vancouver island town, and she loved the ads, she loved the romance. It was sort of this Ali Baba, liquid kind of mystery."

05 of 07

AMANDA PEET'S AGING GRACEFULLY

AMANDA PEET'S AGING GRACEFULLY
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When it comes to staying beautiful, the mom to two daughters – Frankie, 4, and Molly June, 1 – follows her own mother's down to earth advice. Her beauty rule to live by? "Go with the flow of the aging process."

06 of 07

CAMILLA BELLE'S CLEAN SWEEP

CAMILLA BELLE'S CLEAN SWEEP
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"As cliché and generic as it might sound, washing my face has been something my mom has always impressed upon me," says the fresh-faced star. "I always, always wash my face. Number one thing, no matter how tired."

07 of 07

NICKY HILTON'S POWER OF PREVENTION

NICKY HILTON'S POWER OF PREVENTION
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"[My mom]'s been using age preventative creams since she was like 19 – so I started at 20," says the socialite. One of mom Kathy's favorite brands? "Estée Lauder, because they know their stuff."

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