The hack Chrissy Teigen's makeup artist swears by for a flawless finish is genius

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10 Apr 2018

Her tweets are hilarious, her hairstyles are always preened to perfection and her makeup is nothing short of flawless. It's fairly safe to say Chrissy Teigen is one of our girl crushes here at GLAMOUR HQ, so when her makeup artist shares the secret behind her look, we're all ears.

Chrissy relies on A-list makeup artist, Mary Phillips, to beautify her for red carpet events - and Mary shared a genius hack for emulating Chrissy's flawless look at home.

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Speaking to E! News about working with the star, Mary explained that the key to ensuring Chrissy's makeup looks flawless from dawn to dusk is applying moisturiser on top of her makeup. Say what?!

Mary explained: “When my clients are wearing makeup for shows, music videos or long-day photo shoots, they are wearing makeup for a long time,” Phillips told E! News.

“It’s really important to keep the makeup looking just as it was when you put it on for the first time.”

Mary swears by one particular product when it comes to executing her quirky beauty hack - but it'll set you back £120.

“One trick I really like to do is take the – and this is a great trick if you get home and want to go out and don’t want to shower and what not – and a hydrating mist, using a bit of the crème on a foundation brush and going over the makeup."

We'll be trying this simple hack but might plump for a more purse-friendly cream. Here are some of our favourite moisturisers and best foundations to get that Chrissy glow. Now we've got Chrissy's beauty look nailed, check out her hairdresser Jen Atkin's best hacks for Chrissy-esque hair at home.