35 Drugstore Beauty Products That Celebs Wear on the Red Carpet
As soon as red carpet coverage starts rolling in, we and our fellow beauty lovers flock to the internet in hopes of learning how to DIY celebs' hair and makeup. When the breakdowns include budget buys from the drugstore, we're adding to cart faster than we can say "smokey eye." Click through to find out the exact drugstore makeup and hair products used to create our favorite beauty looks from Mandy Moore, Chrissy Teigen, and more on the fall 2018 red carpet.
Natalia Dyer: Celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell prepped the Stranger Things star’s mane for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, September 17, 2018 with Marc Anthony Bye Bye Frizz Blow Dry Cream ($9). After heat styling, he set her hair with Marc Anthony Bye Bye Frizz Hairspray ($9) and a drop of Marc Anthony Bye Bye Frizz 8-in-1 Serum ($9). (Photo via John Shearer/ Getty)
Mandy Moore: Celebrity stylist Ashley Streicher used Garnier Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk ($5) and Beach Chic Texturizing Spray ($7) to nail the This Is Us star’s Emmy-ready waves. (Photo via John Shearer/ Getty)
Kristen Bell: The Momsplaining with Kristen Bell host flaunted a flirty flutter and glossy nude lip at the Emmys courtesy of celebrity makeup artist Amy Oresman, who used Kiss Lash Couture Triple Push-Up Bustier Lashes ($7) and JOAH Beauty Mirror Mirror Lip Gloss in Ever After ($5). (Photo via Kevin Mazur/ Getty)
Chrissy Teigen: Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin brought the beach to the Emmys red carpet by scrunching waves with Paul Mitchell Super Clean Sculpting Gel ($12). (Photo via Steve Granitz/ Getty)
Evan Rachel Wood: Before combining fresh florals with flirty face-framing tendrils for an ethereal Emmys beauty look, TRESemmé celebrity stylist John D prepped hair with TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Mousse ($5). To prevent the overall look from becoming too sweet, celebrity makeup artist Toby Fleischman applied Burt's Bees Moisturizing Liquid Lipstick in Wine Waters ($10). (Photo via Steve Granitz/ Getty)
Yvonne Strahovski: The Dexter actress rocked an old Hollywood hairstyle on the Emmys red carpet created by Clariss Anya Rubenstein. The celeb hairstylist locked Strahovski’s waves in place with Dove Style+Care Compressed Micro Mist Flexible Hold Hairspray ($5). (Photo via John Shearer/ Getty)
Claire Foy: Celebrity makeup artist Quinn Murphy perfected The Crown actress's Emmys lips with a swipe of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Liquid Lipstick in Garnet Glacier Lipstick ($10). (Photo via Steve Granitz/ Getty)
Yvonne Orji: For the Insecure star's shapely arches, celebrity makeup artist Drini Marie (AKA Miss Drini) used Blot Beauty Cosmetics Brown Brow Gel ($9). (Photo via John Shearer/ Getty)
Amber Heard: Makeup artist and L'Oréal Paris ambassador Mélanie Inglessis used nothing but L'Oréal Paris products for the Aquaman actress's debut at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. She applied True Match Foundation in Nude Beige ($6) and True Match Blush in Barely Blushing ($8) for the base, Voluminous Original Mascara in Cobalt Blue ($6) topped with Voluminous Mascara Extra-Volume Collagen in Black ($6) for a fluffy flutter, and Colour Riche Matte Lip Color in Matte-cademia ($6) for a subtle nude lip.
Cardi B: To create a bold, Bardi-approved #MOTN for the American Music Awards, makeup artist Erika La' Pearl used pink tones from the L’Oréal Paris Paradise Enchanted Scented Eyeshadow Palette ($11). Next, she added depth to the lids with L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Pocket Palette in Violet Amour ($10) and Avenue des Roses ($10). She lined the "Bodak Yellow" rapper’s lids with L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Eyeliner in Purple ($9) and topped the look off with a swipe of L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Mascara in Cobalt Blue ($6) and Blackest Black ($6). (Photo Steve Granitz/ Getty)
Vanessa Hudgens: For ELLE’s Women in Hollywood event on Sunday, October 14, 2018, celebrity makeup artist Allan Avendaño prepped the former Disney channel star’s face with Differin Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30 ($10) before applying foundation. Once her makeup was perfected, he topped it off with a set of Ardell Lash Faux Mink Demi Wispies ($11). (Photo via Jean Baptiste Lacroix/ Getty)
Jessica Alba: For the Baby2Baby Gala in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 10, 2018, celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg paired a natural-looking glow with a translucent nude pout. She started with Honest Beauty Matte Primer ($20) on Alba’s T-zone, followed by Glow Prep + Prime Everything Primer ($22) everywhere else. Next, she applied Everything Cream Foundation in Camel ($22), Luminizing Glow Powder in Midnight Reflection ($20), and Crème Cheek Blush in Rose Pink, Peony Pink, and Plum Berry ($13 each). She completed the look using the Honest Beauty Lip Crayon in Sheer Blossom ($13).
Camila Mendes: Celebrity hairstylist Dave Stanwell relied on John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength Hair Serum ($12) for a high-shine gloss to the Riverdale star's mane at the GQ Men of the Year Awards on Thursday, December 6, 2018. (Photo via Paul Archuleta/ Getty)
Amber Heard: For the Aquaman LA premiere on Thursday, December 13, 2018, Inglessis gave the Mera actress a bold smokey lid look by lining her under-eyes with L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Pocket Palette Eyeshadow in Violet Amour ($10) and coating lashes with L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara ($6). (Photo via Jon Kopaloff/ Getty)
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