It’s easy to get caught up in the hype surrounding expensive makeup products, especially when watching celebrity makeup routines that use more high-end products.

Watch Below: The bargain beauty buys celebrities are obsessed with 

And whilst it’s easy to believe that those pricey products will make you look like a Hollywood bombshell – we’re here to remind you that drugstore makeup can be just as good!

Although drugstore brands can often be overlooked, thrown aside, or looked down upon in favour of more luxury brands  – we’ve rounded up the best, affordable makeup and skincare products that are celeb-endorsed! 

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Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Waterproof Mascara $17.99

During the many press tours Florence Pugh has joined this year, we have been blessed by endless amazing outfits and even more amazing glam. And now, her makeup artist Alex Babsky has revealed his favourite (and affordable) mascara he uses on Florence. 

During a Q&A On his Instagram, Alex was asked what the best drugstore makeup product was. “So many to choose from” he replied, “but I currently love this @mybelline Falsies Waterproof mascara that I’ve got one for most clients.”

Alex also included a photo of the numerous mascara tubes he has in his kit – and we spy one with Florence Pugh’s initials on it!

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Burts Bees Lip Balm $5.99

Despite being the face of Lancôme, Lily Collins appreciates a budget beauty staple – lip balm! 

“Burt’s Bees has that really great hydration and it also makes [my lips] feel tingly because of the peppermint, which I love too, I’m constantly putting this on all day.” she told Byrdie at her cover shoot back in 2020.

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L’Oréal Paris True Match Blush $22.49

Blake Lively’s makeup artist Kristopher Buckle revealed his go-to drugstore blush, which he use’s on celebrity clients. 

“Many drugstore blushes have too much of a glittery finish, and you end up looking very made-up,” he said. “With the [L’Oréal Paris True Match Blush], the colours and textures are natural. They create the illusion of pretty, flushed skin.”

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Maybelline Dream Urban Cover Foundation $13.00

Jenna Kristina, a makeup artist who regularly works with Lucy Hale, Alexandra Daddario and Zoey Deutch swears by the Maybelline Dream Urban Cover foundation. 

“It’s my go-to because it provides buildable coverage that looks and feels like flawless skin,” she shared to Refinery29. “Plus, the formula has SPF 50, which ensures my clients are protected from sun damage.” 

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Neutrogena’s Ultra Sheer Lightweight Sunscreen Spray $7.49

Surprisingly, Jennifer Lopez’s famous glow isn’t the result of a high-end setting spray – it’s actually a common drugstore product you might already own!

Lopez’s long-time makeup artist, Scott Barnes, revealed to YouTuber Tati Westbrook that his favourite drugstore product to use on the singer is Neutrogena’s Ultra Sheer Lightweight Sunscreen Spray for its instant glow to the body and sun protection. An easy and useful two in one!

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L’Oréal Paris’ Colour Riche Lip Liner $10.69

Harry Potter alumni, Emma Watson raved about a Loreal lip pencil during an interview with marie claire U.S. in 2017. 

Speaking about L’Oréal Paris’ Colour Riche Lip Liner, she explained, “A makeup artist I met recently used a nude pencil around my lips to give them a perfect outline that’s not as obvious as a red liner.”

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