Top 10 Beauty Lessons We’ve Learned From Rihanna

Rihanna is the kind of celebrity that we’ve always kept a close eye on each of her stories, not only to feel closer to our queen, but to pick up beauty tips/life hacks/advice/inspiration from her.

Here we collect the top 10 beauty lessons we’ve learned from BadGalRiRi.

10. Snapchat is the perfect place to reveal a new look

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

Rih debuted her red hair on Snapchat—she may’ve hated it at first, but she’s definitely making the best of it.

9. You’ve really gotta arch your back to apply mascara effectively

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

Look at that form! Also, under Rihanna’s rules, when your entire outfit is orange, your mascara tube should be, too.

8. Matching your hair to your outfit can totally work

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

This is Rihanna’s vacation style and, LBR, it’s perfect. Hair, sunglasses, bag, and outfit all match and they all #WERKKKK.

7. A snack run can be a glamorous occasion

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

While I usually prefer sweatpants for my snack runs, Rihanna uses the opportunity to wear a floral jacket and matching red lipstick.

6. Beauty inspiration is all around us

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

On the aforementioned snack run, Rihanna encounters these hula dolls and says, “After I get my tan, that’s me tomorrow—hair, skin, everything matching.” If we just open our eyes, we, too, can find inspiration next to bags of Doritos—we just have to look.

5. A good filter is essential to have in your arsenal

She’s adorable. pic.twitter.com/NAoYiz6H2R

— 蕾哈娜 (@thugIyfe) 2015年4月19日

Rihanna is not pleased with the filters Snapchat currently offers—she knows a good filter can totally transform an otherwise meh photo, even if that photo is one of Rihanna.

4. Successfully applying makeup in the car takes practice

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

And with that practice comes the title of “Car makeup pro.” Also, your journey provides ample time to add to your look—you need an accurate estimation of arrival time for perfect application.

3. Applying a bright lip gloss requires a lot of attention

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

Even Rihanna needs a mirror and focus when applying her bright purple lip gloss—don’t be afraid to take your time with yours, y’know?

2. The front-facing camera on your phone is a perfect mirror

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

Chances are you already knew this, but once Rihanna confirms she looks “cute” in it, you know it’s the real deal.

1. Go bold or go home

Top 10 Beauty Lessons We've Learned From Rihanna

Perhaps the most important lesson we’ve taken away from Rihanna’s Snapchat thus far is to do whatever the hell you want, beauty/fashion/life-wise.

To go fishing in Hawaii, for example, Rihanna wore black lipstick. And, as expected, it looks awesome.

(source:ww.mtv.com)

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Top 10 Beauty Lessons We’ve Learned From Rihanna