Ciara at the Givenchy Couture show. Photo: Getty Images

Ciara has been making headlines at the Paris Couture shows.

A muse to Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, the Grammy-award winning singer attended their couture show this week wearing a look that was concurrently shown on the runway.

Equally jealously-inducing? Her always perfect makeup, which, Ciara tells us, is thanks to the talented makeup artist she never leaves home without.

"I love using Yolonda because she understands how to give me that flawless glowing skin without going super heavy with the makeup," Ciara tells StyleList of her longtime personal makeup artist Yolonda Frederick.

Working with the twenty four year-old star since she was just sixteen, Frederick has glammed up Ciara from her very first promo shoot as a recording artist to her high school senior prom, and all the way to her latest red carpet appearances this past year.

"Ciara's look is very clean and fresh-faced with bronzy undertones and radiant cheeks. I like to make her eyes sparkle with a warm smoky eye and top the look off with a baby doll pink lip," says Frederick.

But when it comes to the trick that makes the biggest difference, Frederick's subtle answer may surprise you.

"I create a flawless but natural brow using fine hair-like strokes of deep warm brown brow color applied with an angled brush," says the makeup artist. Framing the Texas-born beauty's face with a gently arched brow balances out Ciara's pretty features and emphasizes the elegant bone structure of her face.

And just like any beauty junkie, Ciara has a special list of never-be-caught-without faves.

"Believe it or not, Ciara must have Fashion Fair True Finish Concealer and Revlon Brow Fantasy Pencil and Gel in Brunette. The pencil defines and the gel sets. She loves making her eyes pop with Maybelline Great Lash Big Mascara in Black and her Cover Girl Make-Up Masters Lash Curler. And she never leaves home without applying her Skinceuticals Ultimate UV Defense SPF 30 Moisturizer," says Frederick.

We love that most of Ciara's million dollar smile comes from a walk down the drugstore aisle; who knew that glitzy red carpet beauty was just a Walgreens away?