At TODAY we take care to recommend items we hope you’ll enjoy! Just so you know, TODAY may get a small share of the revenue.
Using interviews with specialists, online reviews and personal experience, TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! TODAY does have affiliate relationships with various online retailers. So, while every product is independently selected, if you buy something through our links, we may get a small share of the revenue.
With so many high fashion looks in one place, it might be hard to imagine your favorite stars actually raided the drugstore beauty aisle to get all glammed up, but many of them did!
From $5 hairspray to $9 nail polish, celebrities rely on some affordable favorites just like the rest of us.
Read on for some of the drugstore finds celebs rocked on the Met Gala red carpet.
Dove Style + Care Compressed Micro Mist Extra Hold Hairspray, $5, Target
The Met Gala co-host paired her bright yellow floral gown with a glam curly bun with the help of celebrity hairstylist Nai’vasha Johnson. The hair guru was inspired by old Hollywood and made sure the athlete's hairstyle lasted all night long with Dove's Style + Care Compressed Micro Mist Extra Hold Hairspray.
Tresemmé Thermal Creations Blow Dry Balm, $5, Walmart
Celeb hairstylist Mara Roszak went for a simple, clean look to go with the supermodel's off-the-shoulder mini dress, and used Tresemmé Thermal Creations Blow Dry Balm to prep her locks.
Suave Professionals Sleek Anti-Frizz Smooth & Shine Cream (3 Pack), $9, Amazon
The Oscar-winning actress dazzled on the red carpet in a metallic green ruffled gown. Celebrity hairstylist Marcus Francis helped complement the look with waterfall waves created using Suave Professionals Sleek Anti-Frizz Smooth & Shine Cream on her damp ends, then again to seal the look in place.
Dove Care Between Washes Re-Hydrating Milk, $5, Walmart
Celebrity hairstylist Aaron Carlo created a sleek ponytail for the "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star. Since Brosnahan's dress was so extravagant, Carlo kept her hair simple and classic, and used Dove Care Between Washes Re-Hydrating Milk to coat her locks, making sure they were smooth, shiny and prepped for styling.
Biolage Airdry Glotion, $17, Ulta
Fashionista Emma Stone paired her sequined jumpsuit with beachy waves courtesy of celeb hairstylist Mara Roszak, who applied Biolage Airdry Glotion throughout the actress' locks before diffusing them dry.
Love Beauty and Planet Coconut Milk & White Jasmine Multi-Benefit Hair Milk, $7, Target
The multitalented star looked like a true princess on the red carpet! To create her glam updo, celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen added Love Beauty and Planet Coconut Milk & White Jasmine Multi-Benefit Hair Milk to Zendaya's strands before drying it.
Essie Nail Polish in Licorice, $7 (usually $9), Amazon
Miley Cyrus brought hubby Liam Hemsworth along last night, and made a stylish statement in an elaborate green and black dress. To match the look, nail artist Lisa Jachno gave the singer an edgy black manicure using Essie's Licorice nail polish.
Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner in Jade, $5, Amazon
The body image activist and supermodel matched her eyeliner to the green detailing in her sassy blazer dress! According to Allure, celebrity makeup artist Kate Synnott used Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner in Jade #206 to make the beauty's eyes really pop.
Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Velvetizer, $18, Ulta
Kerry Washington looked stunning in Tory Burch last night, and her hairstylist, Takisha Sturdivant-Drew, made sure her hair looked equally amazing. To create the wet pixie style, Sturdivant-Drew used Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Velvetizer to lend Washington's locks a shiny, smooth appearance.
Chloe Grace Moretz
Velvet Matte Lipstick in Fuchsia Fantasy, $3, Ulta
The 22-year-old actress turned to celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh to create her dramatic beauty look. Quynh used a range of e.l.f. products, but the one that stood out the most was that gorgeous lipstick!
For more celebrity beauty favorites, check out:
For more celebrity favorites, check out:
- Even Blake Lively has some go-to drugstore beauty secrets
- Susan Lucci swears by this $9 baby cream to moisturize her skin
- The $5 mascara Gabrielle Union swears by to 'make your lashes pop'