10 Must-Have Beauty Products, According to Gigi Hadid’s Makeup Artist

Getting ready for the holiday party circuit is easier than ever thanks to Erin Parsons’s expert recommendations.

Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful
Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful

The inspiration: “Back in the Limelight,” W magazine August 2015.


“I’m obsessed with Maybelline’s loaded bolds lipsticks!”

Maybelline Loaded Bold Lipstick, $8,


“It’s fun to play with false lashes and I’ve recently been using Picky Supernatural Lash Clusters. Sometimes I place them only on the outer corners of the eye to give an added lift and wing like effect.”

Picky Lashes, $8,


“I love Stila Convertible Lip and Cheek Color because it adds sheen and color to the skin. It’s quick and easy to use by just dabbing on with the fingertips.”

Stila Convertible Lip And Cheek Color, $25,


“Maybelline’s Falsie Push Up Angel Mascara creates long, fanned out lashes that I love. I tend to use the Waterproof formula. This was also used on Gigi [Hadid at the AMAs].”

Maybelline The Falsies Push Up Angel Washable Mascara, $10,


“For grooming brows I often mix a few different products for feathery soft arches. I start with MAC Shadows like Omega or Coquette.”

Mac Eye Shadow, $16,


“Then I use Anastasia’s Brow Wiz creating hair-like strokes.”

Anastasia Brow Wiz, $21,


“Then I top with Anastasia’s Clear Brow Gel to keep every hair in place.”

Anastasia Clear Brow Gel, $22,


“I tend to use a couple of different types of concealer depending on what kind of coverage is needed. After applying foundation, I cover any blemishes with Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage concealer.”

Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage, $35,


“For under the eyes I love YSL’s Touch Eclat. I usually mix colors together depending on the skin tone.”

Yves Saint Laurent, $42,


“Finally, I top this off with Laura Mercier’s Secret Brightening Powder. If anyone has problems with under eye bags or dark circles this is the most amazing product as it does not settle into fine lines but sets the concealer and reflects light.”

Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Power, $25,