Get Stuff We Love
We're used to shopping for skin care finds and hair gems at the local drugstore, but there are also plenty of worthwhile beauty buys at the supermarket. TODAY Style asked celebrity makeup artists, skin care experts and hairstylists to find out their favorite supplies sold at the local grocery store.
Talk about one-stop shopping!
1. Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion
$19, available at Whole Foods Market.
“The creamy texture absorbs quickly and the scent is clean and fresh. We use this hydrating formula on all of our clients who have had body treatments,” says Gina Mari, a skin care expert whose celebrity clients include Lori Loughlin and actress Famke Janssen.
2. Jason’s Vitamin E Skincare Moisturizer
$10, available at Whole Foods Market.
“The simple yet effective ingredients in this natural face cream leave skin feeling soft, hydrated and smooth,” Mari says.
3. Babo botanicals – SPF Sun Protections
$20, available at Fairway Market.
“This SPF is filled with many natural botanicals and contains Zinc — a great physical sun block!” says Mari.
4. Royal Sense - Bulgarian Rose Water Mist
$28, available at Erewhon Natural Foods.
“This is a must-have for your handbag, especially during the hot summer months," Mari says. "It’s great for on-the-go use to give you that extra burst of hydration and provide a beautiful, dewy glow.”
5. Weleda Skin Food
$19, available at Whole Foods Market.
“My client Victoria Beckham and I swear by Weleda’s all-purpose Skin Food that you can pick up at Whole Foods," says celebrity makeup artist Wendy Rowe, who's celebrity clients also include Gisele Bündchen, Sienna Miller and Nicole Kidman. "The ultra-rich, whole body cream has become a beauty cult favorite, popular for its plant-extract formula that deeply hydrates, restores and protects skin. It’s especially great to extend the life of a tan, keeping your skin looking soft and supple with a healthy glow.”
6. EO Hand Sanitizer Lavender
$5, available at Whole Foods Market.
"EO has been a favorite of mine for years and I often offer a spritz to clients, family and friends," says Suze Heydt, a makeup artist whose celebrity clients include Amy Poehler and Emma Roberts. "When I heard recently that Taylor Swift carries the same spray in her bag, I figured I'm on to something good."
7. 365 Whole Foods brand Coconut Oil
$7, available at Whole Foods Market.
“This is a great leave-in conditioner to use at the beach, at home or even with your existing products to add a smoothing quality,” says Sheenon Olson, hairstylist and creative director of ATMA Beauty whose celebrity clients include Elizabeth Olsen, Alessandra Ambrosio and Elle Macpherson.
8. The Honest Co. Organic Baby Powder
$12, available at Costco.
“I can’t live without baby powder, but no talc, please! Sprinkle a small amount on your fingertips, swirl around to distribute and run through the base of your hair," says hairstylist Desirae Cherie of Mane Addicts. "It absorbs oils, adds texture and creates volume. And the tiny bottle lasts for months!”
9. The Honest Co. Healing Balm
$11, available at Plum Market.
“I use it for everything, but especially love it for adding moisture to dry ends; the smallest amount will work magic!” adds Cherie, whose celebrity clients include Khloe Kardashian, Kelly Rowland and Rachel Zoe.
10. Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Peppermint Pure Castile Soap
$11, available at Whole Foods Market.
"I use this all-purpose wash as a body wash daily, as a deep-cleansing shampoo once a week and as a conditioning hair rinse sporadically," Cherie says.
11. Seabuck Wonders Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil
$16, available at Fairway Market.
"This one-stop, anti-aging buy can be used both internally and externally," says celebrity facialist Stacy Cox, whose clients include actress Jean Smart and dancer Taylour Paige of VH1's "Hit The Floor." "I don't have time to take a bunch of supplements daily. Plus, I get lazy and sidetracked. This bad boy loads me up on plant-based omega-7, vitamins E and A and supercharged antioxidants. You can apply it directly onto skin or add a few drops into your face moisturizer or body lotion for an extra boost. You can even add it to a glass of water or green tea!"
12. Dr. Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk
$39, available at Whole Foods Market.
“This is a great gentle cleanser for sensitive skin and a makeup remover for people of all skin types," says celebrity aesthetician Cinthia Lomeli, whose clients include Kate Beckinsale and Sean "Diddy" Combs.
13. My Chelle Magnolia Fresh Eyes
$29.50, Whole Foods Market.
“Depuff and brighten your eyes with this soothing gel," Lomeli recommends.
14. Trader Joes Tea Tree Tingle Body Wash
$4, available at Trader Joe's.
“Tea tree oil is used for it's antibacterial and antifungal properties," Lomeli says. "This body wash is great for anyone with mild body acne and a must for athletes and yogis.”
15. Aloe Life Skin Gel Ultimate Treatment
$16, available at Whole Foods Market.
“The best natural remedy for burned skin is aloe vera. This gel will not only help heal the skin but cool and hydrate it as well,” says Lomeli.
16. Luxe Coconut Luxury Hyaluronic Acid Lotion
$37, available at Whole Foods Market.
"Rich in moisturizing ingredients, the combination of hyaluronic acid and CoEnzyme Q10 will hydrate, heal and reduce fine lines and wrinkles," Lomeli says. "This lotion is not only great for the face, but the body, too."
17. Trader Joe’s Lavender Salt Scrub
$6, available at Trader Joe's.
“This formula is great for any skin type, but only use on the body since the salt particles may be too abrasive for the face," says dermatologist Dr. Dendy Engelman, who treats Sofia Vergara. "It also has a lovely, soothing scent for you to recreate a relaxing spa experience right at home.”