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Red Carpet Products You Can Actually Afford

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Vote up the products you swear by for that Hollywood glow.

You’re not the only one who loves a good deal. It turns out celebrities get the same rush from finding a great product at a great price. Want proof? Just look to some of the latest celebrity red carpet beauty looks.

Celebs who wore inexpensive makeup on the red carpet include some major names, like Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, and Angelina Jolie. Many of these stars proudly boasted about their bargain products on Instagram, giving makeup junkies insight into which products to score from the drugstore. Consider this list your definitive guide to affordable makeup that celebrities wear, with red carpet makeup products ranging from $5–$19.99.

From lipsticks to eyeshadows to nail polish, these are the very best bargains on the red carpet. Vote up your favorites, and get ready to bring some of that Tinsel Town magic into your own look.

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  • 1
    61 votes

    Chrissy Metz Wears Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray


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    Chrissy Metz's makeup artist, Eugene Williams, swears by makeup setting spray for red carpet appearances:

    "As a celebrity makeup artist, a big concern with on-camera makeup is making sure that the skin isn't too shiny. Try using Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray once your makeup is complete."

  • 2
    30 votes

    Nicole Kidman Wears Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lip Shine In Pink Mocha


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    When Nicole Kidman won her Golden Globe award in 2018 for Best Actress in a Miniseries, she accepted her prestigious trophy wearing a drugstore lip gloss. Seriously. Get her look with Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lip Shine in Pink Mocha.

  • 3
    54 votes

    Gal Gadot Wears Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick In Bombshell Red


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    Gal Gadot announced her partnership with Revlon by wearing Revlon Lipstick in Bombshell Red on the 2018 Golden Globes red carpet. She rocked it again at the 2018 Oscars. The bold lip represented Revlon's latest campaign: Live Boldly.

    "As we go forward, we have a new expression of our mission, and that is Live Boldly," said Revlon president Anne Talley. "Our mission is to support and encourage women to pursue their own dreams with confidence, strength, optimism, passion, and style."

  • 4
    30 votes

    Angelina Jolie Wears Zoya Nail Polish In Loretta


    Manicurist Emi Kudo painted Angeline Jolie's nails with Zoya Nail Polish in Loretta for the 2018 Golden Globes, making for a subtle mani that let her dramatic dress take center stage.

  • 5
    21 votes

    Ciara Wears Revlon ColorStay Brow Pencil


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    Ciara may look like she only uses luxury items, but her favorite brow product can be found in your local drugstore: Revlon's ColorStay Brow Pencil. She uses the shade Soft Black.

  • 6
    21 votes

    Issa Rae Wears CoverGirl Melting Pout Metallics In Unplugged


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    To present at the 2018 Golden Globes, Issa Rae sported a sparkly smile painted in CoverGirl's Melting Pout Metallics Liquid Lipstick. Her shade was Unplugged, a pretty rose.