We have to talk about Issa Rae鈥檚 red carpet style. Thanks to the Insecure star鈥檚 glam squad, her gowns are breathtaking, her natural hair slays and her makeup, well 鈥 her beauty is always on point. But some of Issa鈥檚 best style secrets don鈥檛 require a pro, just a few drugstore essentials.

Before she hits a red carpet, Issa gets her mind right. 鈥淚 always play my music and walk around in a robe of some sort,鈥 Issa told Coveteur. 鈥淢ost times I鈥檓 naked underneath (sorry glam squad), so I feel like a canvas. I love knowing that I don鈥檛 have to think about sh*t but the songs I鈥檓 hearing and knowing that the squad will work their artistic magic to my delight.鈥

Then it鈥檚 time for the transformation to start. 鈥淲ith my makeup I like a more natural beat, and Joanna [Simkin] knows how to give me the natural, classy glow I love,鈥 she said of her prep for the 2017 NAACP Image Awards. 鈥淎nd Felicia [Leatherwood] always improvises or comes up with an idea [for my hair] the day before based on the event. She came up with this look while she was in the shower and voila. Hair.鈥

Joanna even posted a pic on Instagram of the Burt鈥檚 Bees products she used for Issa. From Coveteur鈥榮 behind-the-scenes pics, we also spied a Burt鈥檚 Bees Lipstick ($9), Tinted Lip Oil ($9) and two different shades of Lip Shine ($7), in addition to Cucumber & Sage Facial Cleansing Towelettes ($6), Sensitive Facial Towelettes With Cotton Extract ($6) Skin Nourishment Gentle Foaming Cleanser ($10), Intense Hydration Nourishing Facial Water ($13) and Intense Hydration Day Lotion ($18).

As for the final touch? 鈥淸The last thing I do before walking out the door is] look in the mirror, put on some lotion or oil and spray my favorite Serge Normant perfume.鈥

Don鈥檛 you love a woman who mixes high and low? What did you think of Issa鈥檚 red carpet look? Tweet us @BritandCo!

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(h/t Coveteur; photos via Jason LaVeris, Gregg DeGuire/Getty)