CMA Carola Gonzalez's Favorite Things!

Celebrity makeup artist Carola Gonzalez stopped by the she shed to share her favorite things!

Carola is the makeup artist for Kerry Washington, Olivia Munn, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jaime King, Eva Longoria, Rosario Dawson, and MANY more. She is so talented and wonderful, and she blew my mind with some of these hacks and products.

Keep up with Carola on her Instagram.

Check out our video to find out her must-haves, and shop them below!


Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream

A rich hydrating cream that you can actually use as a little highlighter too. It’s great for both moisturizing your skin and freshening up your face throughout the day. Like I said, it’s RICH so you don’t need a lot.

NARS Super Wanted Audacious Lipstick Palette

What a gorgeous palette! Lots of great colors that will work on every skin tone. OH, and they actually stay on too. Always a plus!!

Tatcha: Kissu Lip Mask

Part of Carola’s nighttime routine, this mask will help your lips stay hydrated and soft. The texture was AMAZING, and you can even wear it during the day. I tried it on in the video and I was obsessed.


StylPro Brush Cleaner

Ok, I’ll be straight up. I did not expect a gadget like this to be something I’d like. But holy shhh….it worked SO well and is such a great tool for makeup artists and makeup lovers! Cleaning brushes is the WORST, and this does it fast and efficiently. Plus it’s pretty fun. I LOVE IT.

Picky Lashes in Classic and Flirty

Carola had these on and they looked so natural I didn’t even know they were fake. That’s saying something!! They’re a little pricey, so they’re definitely for special occasions, but you get what you pay for! And these are the best of the best.

Glossier Skin Tint

This hack was awesome. Carola uses this light skin tint as a bronzer. It truly just looks like you got a tan. Lightly dab that on your face wherever you want to appear sunkissed, and it will create a perfect natural-looking glow.


Hope you loved Carola as much as I do!