9 Celebrities on the Drugstore Skin-Care Products They Swear By

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Celebrities, they’re just like us! Aside from the private jets and the whole red carpet thing. Because deep down, even they share a love of cheap beauty products—yes, we’re talking about the likes of Meghan Markle and Beyoncé. Read on for the drugstore skin-care musts Hollywood’s elite swear by. 

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Nicole Kidman: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Spf 100+ Sunscreen

The Australian actress recently sat down with The Cut to talk about her devotion to sun protection. Specifically that she wears Neutrogena’s SPF 100 every single day. And she’s making it a family affair, leading by example for her daughter. “I even taught her about how you have to reapply every two to three hours,” she said.

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Meghan Markle: Nivea Skin Firming Hydrating Body Lotion

True, Meghan Markle swears by Tatcha’s Rice Enzyme Polish to keep her complexion glowing. But when it comes to her body, she doesn’t trust anything but Nivea’s firming body lotion. She previously told Beauty Banter, “I use this religiously. It’s honestly my favorite lotion on the market, it’s so affordable and makes my skin look and feel amazing. I would buy a case of this at a time if I could find it.” Well Meg, you can get a three-pack on Amazon.

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Reese Witherspoon: Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser

In a new interview with Refinery29, Reese Witherspoon revealed that she loves Cetaphil, the Holy Grail of all drugstore cleansers. She said, “I use the face wash and I travel with it.”

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Beyoncé: Aquaphor Healing Ointment

Yep, even Beyoncé uses this multi-purpose product. She told Elle, “I go to bed looking totally greasy. It's not all glamour all the time.”

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Priyanka Chopra: Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm

“When I’m on my own, I like to keep it au naturel,” Priyanka told Vogue in an interview. “You’ll never find me without a lip balm and mascara. I love the tinted ones by Burt’s Bees.”

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Selena Gomez: Biore Deep Cleansing Pore Strips

Gomez likes to start her day with a good morning regimen. She told Into the Gloss that one of her favorite products is the Biore Deep Cleansing Strips, saying, “[They] make me feel really accomplished when I do them, too—plus they work!”

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Tracee Ellis Ross: Bioderma Sensibio H2o Micellar Cleansing Water

Ross recently shared her beauty routine on Instagram stories. The very first step? Cleansing with Bioderma Sensibio’s H2O Micellar Cleansing Water, which dissolves dirt, makeup and impurities to prep skin for other skin-care products.

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Mindy Kaling: Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay

This particular mask is no secret—in fact, it has over 17,000 positive reviews on Amazon—but that doesn't mean we don’t love seeing Mindy using it. When mixed with equal parts apple cider vinegar and water, it helps to draw out impurities and detox skin. Kaling took to her Instagram to sing its praises, saying, “Sometimes I put glop on my face for beauty reasons. This one was cheapo and fun to mix and really worked.

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Julia Roberts: Weleda Skin Food

Anyone who looks as good as Julia Roberts at age 51 must have a coveted beauty routine. We were surprised to find out that she credits this drugstore staple with keeping her skin hydrated. “I put it on my hands after I wash the dishes, and wind up putting it on my elbows and feet," she told InStyle. "Before you know it, I've squeezed this poor little green tube into a twist."

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