We have a lot more in common with celebrities than we thought: We both love finding beauty products that become permanent staples in our routines, right? These beauty and skin-care products are used on the daily by many of our beloved celebs. Read more to find out which products made it onto our celebrity-approved vanities.
Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-Up Removing Micelle Solution (Starting at $6)
Celebrity Fans: Natalie Portman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham
This miracle water not only removes makeup, but also cleanses skin—plus, its unique formula helps soothe irritated skin. According to the French skin-care brand, Natalie Portman never goes to bed before using a couple of swipes of this cleansing water, and Gwyneth Paltrow describes the pharmacy staple as “the BEST makeup remover” on her wellness website, Goop. “It’s unscented, doesn’t dry your skin or sting, and gets rid of all your makeup with a few swipes,” she added.
Shani Darden Retinol Reform Serum ($88)
Celebrity Fans: Jessica Alba, Chrissy Teigen and January Jones
Celebrity aesthetician Shani Darden recently released her namesake skin-care line at Sephora. The launch was so successful that there is already a 5,000-person waitlist at the retailer alone. The line’s best-seller? The Retinol Reform Serum, a formula infused with retinol and lactic acid for brighter, smoother skin. Jessica Alba tells InStyle, “I use Reform Serum every night and think it makes my pores and dark spots look smaller while also making my skin look all smooth and soft.” Chrissy Teigen has also gone on the record about her love for the serum, noting, “Every time I use it, I get compliments on my skin the next morning.”
Caudalie Beauty Elixir ($49)
Celebrity Fans: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Alison Brie
This natural facial spray is infused with fruit and herbal extracts to help create a glowing, hydrated complexion, and is considered an A-list product by many makeup artists and celebrities. Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says she discovered the Elixir backstage at a fashion show more than 10 years ago— “and it’s been one of those products that I’ve really kept with me ever since,” she tells W. “It’s a product you can use all day, every day throughout your day. There’s no right or wrong way to use it, and it just feels incredible.” Alison Brie also raves about the Caudalie Beauty Elixir to Shape, noting she uses it post-cleansing to set her makeup and as a midday pick-me-up.
Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillowtalk ($34)
Celebrity Fans: Emma Roberts, Salma Hayek and Nicole Kidman
After Emma Roberts, Salma Hayek and Nicole Kidman were all seen on the red carpet wearing this very rosy-nude shade of lipstick, the versatile shade has sold out countless times and has almost 14,000 loves on Sephora alone. Another reason to love it: One swipe flatters every single skin tone.
Celebrity Fans: Serena Williams, Allan Avendaño and Beau Nelson
This concealer is known for its easy and buildable coverage and comes in 30 different shades. It has long been Sephora’s number one–selling concealer, as well as the number-one product in the concealing category in the U.S., according to The NPD Group. Used by many celebs and their makeup artists, the creamy texture works both under the eyes and over blemishes. Artist Allan Avendaño uses it on stars such as Zendaya and Sarah Hyland; Serena Williams keeps it in her own personal stash.
Dior Diorshow Mascara ($30)
Celebrity Fans: Blake Lively, Kylie Jenner and Meghan Markle
These huge celebs have named Diorshow as their favorite mascara, and for a good reason: it lengthens, separates and adds volume without any clumping. Plus, it’s available in in three different hues and has a unique formula to keep the mascara from drying up in the tube.
Slip Pillowcase (starting at $89)
Celebrity Fans: Jen Atkin and Sophie Turner
Slip’s award-winning pillowcases use high-grade silk to help keep skin’s moisture intact—not to mention keep your skin-care products in place—as you get the beauty sleep you deserve. Celebs and beauty experts like OUAI founder, Jen Atkin, use Silk products as a no-brainer step for a brighter look in the morning. Game of Thrones star, Sophie Turner, says the silk pillowcase is “the greatest invention of all!”
Celebrity Fans: Tracee Ellis Ross and Mandy Moore
After actress Tracee Ellis Ross shared her skin-care routine with her Instagram fans last year, all eyes were on luxe skin-care brand Retrouvé—namely its rich, balmy Eye Concentrate. The star counts at least three of the chic, high-end products as mainstays in her routine, while actress Mandy Moore and singer Zoë Kravitz have also taken to social media to share their love for the efficacious brand.
Celebrity Fans: Kerry Washington and Kim Kardashian Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Water Gel is a lightweight moisturizer that’s formulated with olive extract and purified hyaluronic acid to keep skin feeling smooth and hydrated all day. Kerry Washington, one of the many faces of the brand, raves about this product: Washington tells Allure, “I love moisturizers that do double duty. [Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost water gel] contains hyaluronic acid. I haven’t put any [fillers] on the inside yet, but I’m digging hyaluronic acid on the outside. I think it’s God’s gift to women.”
Celebrity Fan: Shonda Rhimes
This best-selling mask is infused with black tea extract and hyaluronic acid to help firm and soothe tired skin all while you sleep. While off the set of many of her shows, Shonda Rhimes is a self-proclaimed “mask-a-holic” and has a vast collection of face masks, including Fresh’s Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask. “I do a mask every single day, all different kinds,” the producer and author shared at her “Girl Collective” panel in Los Angeles, in partnership with Dove.
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