The 8 Beauty Lessons We've Learned from Gwen Stefani

The rocker knows a lot about the appropriate time to sport a bold lip (read: always) and the most flattering way to take a makeup selfie

01 of 08

1. WHEN IN DOUBT, TURN TO FAUX LASHES

1. WHEN IN DOUBT, TURN TO FAUX LASHES
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Not sure how to dress up your look? You can never go wrong with a set of lush lashes – especially when you're going the minimalist route with the rest of your makeup routine.

02 of 08

2. TRY THREE TRENDS AT ONCE (BECAUSE WHY NOT?)

2. TRY THREE TRENDS AT ONCE (BECAUSE WHY NOT?)
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Nothing says "daring" quite like turning your 'do into a trifecta of your favorite colors.

03 of 08

3. GO ALL OUT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE

3. GO ALL OUT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE
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Life's too short to stick to the same makeup routine. Do as Gwen does and opt for the whole shebang – we're talking crimson lips, rosy cheeks, cat-eye liner and statement shadow all at once.

04 of 08

4. IT'S NEVER NOT THE RIGHT TIME TO WEAR RED LIPSTICK

4. IT'S NEVER NOT THE RIGHT TIME TO WEAR RED LIPSTICK
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Skiing? Running errands? No matter the place, Gwen can always be found sporting her signature lip shade. And it's about time you try the same.

05 of 08

5. EXPERIMENT WITH A NEW HAIRSTYLE EVERY WEEK

5. EXPERIMENT WITH A NEW HAIRSTYLE EVERY WEEK
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Whether it's for a TV appearance, red carpet event or concert performance, The Voice coach and her 'do are always in full-fledged glam mode. Here, the singer shares a behind-the-scenes snap, pre-voluminous curls. Past styles include sleek straight hair, braids and pompadour, among others.

06 of 08

6. MOISTURIZE, MOISTURIZE, MOISTURIZE

6. MOISTURIZE, MOISTURIZE, MOISTURIZE
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Giving your skin a break is an absolute must – the makeup aficionado even knows it to be true. That's no excuse to completely go bare, however. Keep that pout hydrated with a quick swipe of lip balm, just like Gwen does.

07 of 08

7. GO BACK TO YOUR ROOTS, LITERALLY

7. GO BACK TO YOUR ROOTS, LITERALLY
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The rocker drew major hair inspiration from a throwback snap she posted on Instagram. As she said, "Some things never change."

08 of 08

8. HALLOWEEN IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIMENT

8. HALLOWEEN IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIMENT
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Forget the spooky makeup on Oct. 31 – it's all about making your eyes pop in the prettiest and most flattering way possible.

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