Everyone can appreciate a good beauty bargain, even celebrities. To prove it, we rounded up eight gorgeous examples of stars wearing drugstore beauty brands on the red carpet. From statement-making lip colors, to dry shampoo, and mascara, we tracked down the exact products worn by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, and Zoe Saldana. So go ahead and stock up—you won’t find anything for more than $20.
Want to wear the same lipstick Jennifer Lopez wore to the Oscars? You're in luck. Pastel makeup is one of our favorite trends to try for spring and because the look was achieved using L’Oréal Paris, it’s super easy to attain. Just pick up the brand’s Infallible Pro-Last Color in Timeless Rose ($13; drugstore.com) to make like the star all season long.
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Chrissy Teigen’s wine lips were all the rage at this year’s Oscars, but now that it’s spring, our attention is more focused on achieving that glowing complexion. Fortunately, we were able to track down the exact product used by makeup artist Mary Phillips: Maybelline New York Master Glaze Blush Stick in Just-Pinched Pink ($8; drugstore.com). “I'm obsessed with gels, and liquids, and I always like to leave something touchable on the cheek, before I glaze over them with a powder,” Phillip says. “I chose this shade as I felt it was very close to what her ‘natural’ blush color would be if she were to get flushed.” But if you can’t stop staring at her lipstick, you can pick that up too. She’s wearing Maybelline New York’s Color Sensational Creamy Mattes in Divine Wine ($8; drugstore.com).
Keira Knightley’s romantic half updo at the 2015 SAG Awards, you don't have to spend a fortune on a formula to see results. To achieve extra body at the crown, hairstylist Ben Skervin blasted Vidal Sassoon’s ColorFinity Dry Shampoo ($4; pgshop.com) at the roots. If it’s good enough for Knightley, it’s certainly good enough for us.
Jennifer Aniston flaunting beautifully nude nails on the Oscars red carpet, but we bet you didn't know you could achieve the same look for under $15. “We wanted a fresh, clean shade with a soft peach undertone,” says celeb manicurist Tom Bachik. First, apply one coat of L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Nail Polish in Walk on the Beach ($6; drugstore.com). Once it’s dry, layer on the brand’s sheer pink in Sweet Nothings ($6; drugstore.com) to score the star’s porcelain finish.
Kerry Washington’s full, fluttery lashes were courtesy of falsies and Neutrogena’s Healthy Volume Mascara in Carbon Black ($8; drugstore.com). Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez applied a few coats to the star’s upper and lower lashes for some added drama. Unlike any mascara, this one contains olive oil to plump and condition without any smudging, clumping, or flaking. Did we mention it's a steal?
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