8 Genius Beauty Lessons Jennifer Aniston Has Taught Us Over The Years

As she turns 53, we take a look back at Jen's best beauty moments and everything we've learnt along the way

Jennifer Aniston

by Phoebe Lee |

Jennifer Aniston established herself as a beauty icon very early on and it was 'the Rachel' haircut that arguably kicked things off - the layered style that caused a sensation when Jen debuted it during season 2 of Friends. Soon Friends viewers were hooked on her brown lipstick too - it's £17.50 and available to shop now right here - , the noughties ushered in her aspirational honeyed highlights and don't even get us started on the skincare trick she showcased on Instagram last year.

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2021 also saw Jen launch her very own haircare brand, LolaVie, a line of products that she says are 'good for your hair, and good for you.'

As Jen turns 53, there has never been a better time to revisit the countless beauty lessons she has served up over the years. Scroll on down to browse the best of the bunch:

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It's never too late to flaunt your natural curls
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Jen's curl reveal was splashed all over Instagram when she posted this snap back in January. She jokingly referred back to that famous Friends line too - 'it's the humidity!'.

Know the value of a good sheet mask
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Jen regularly preps her skin with a sheet mask before a big red carpet event and has a real soft spot for the 111Skin ones. Read more and shop the masks here.

Strategic highlight placement pays dividends
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Enchiladas aside, notice the glossy highlights weaved through Jen's hair? Strategic placement adds body and Jen knows this all too well.

Make friends with shimmery eyeshadow
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We're harking back to Jen's noughties days here because the beauty trends of the 2000s are enjoying a revival thanks to shows like Euphoria. Here, Jen's shimmery shadow is taken all the way up to the arch of her brow to define.

Stick to doing your own make-up
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This is a Friends one really, but indulge us. In 'The One With the Chick and the Duck', Ross tries his hand at make-up in the wake of Rachel's broken rib. Cue an onslaught of 80s worthy eyeshadow. Needless to say, the final look was not met with approval.

Use leave-in conditioner
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Hair feeling a bit lacklustre? Jen's solution is a touch of leave-in conditioner. Genius.

Coffee brown lipstick is the ultimate 90s shade
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Combine it with sooty black eye liner and you've got yourself a ticket back to the 90s. For a modern revival, use a black powder eyeshadow and smudge it along your top lash line to give the illusion of thicker lashes.

Add your collagen supplement to your coffee
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Jen revealed last year that she stirs her favourite collagen supplement into her coffee or a smoothie every morning. Not a fan of swallowing capsules? This has to be the ultimate solution. Read more about Jen's favourite collagen supplement right here.

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