The Olsen Twins Spill Their Best Beauty Secrets

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are my beauty icons. I'm not just saying that because it's their birthday today; seriously, click on my byline for the proof (and then click back here).

So what is it that sets their beauty style apart? Well, it's how they manage to make their beachy hair look seriously good on the city streets of Manhattan (no easy feat). And how their glowing skin requires little makeup. It's that cool-girl approach they take with their beauty aesthetic that makes me love them; it calls to my inner lazy girl.

Sometimes I channel Ashley—slightly more pulled together, a little more girly. Other times I like to go all out Mary-Kate with a grungier look. To celebrate their birthday, I did a little online stalking of my favourite twins. Keep scrolling for their best beauty secrets, tricks and tips.