Trend Report: Celebs Share Their Favorite Cheap Beauty Products

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Celebrities might have access to a ton of cash, but that doesn't mean they're willing to blow it on high-priced beauty products. Find out what they're buying at the drugstore to keep their moneymakers looking fab.

Olivia Wilde

Actress Olivia Wilde is known for her smooth skin and flawless complexion. Her secret? She uses a gentle cleanser and a drugstore-brand foundation.

"I always use Cetaphil cleanser. I also like their moisturizer," she recently told the New York Times. "I use the [Revlon] PhotoReady Foundation almost every day, and their lip glosses are fantastic."

Diane Kruger is also said to be a Cetaphil fans. The German actress also likes Cover Girl stick concealer and L'Oréal Triple Active Day cream, according to

Kate Beckinsale

British stunner Kate Beckinsale also appreciates cheap makeup, except she prefers Maybelline's classic mascaras, Great Lash.

"A lot of fancy mascaras flake and get cakey. This is really cheap, and you can get it anywhere," she told InStyle. The price? Around $6.

Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Laila Ali

A ton of Hollywood's hottest stars swear by cocoa butter lotion for its skin-smoothing abilities.

Ever since high school Katy has been using Palmer's cocoa butter body lotion. "I can't leave the house without it!" Katy Perry told Glamour.

Boxing champ Laila Ali agrees. "Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter. The vitamin E is great for keeping skin healthy and moist."

Nicki Minaj prefers Vaseline's version, according to Elle. Eva Mendes reportedly only uses cocoa butter as a facial moisturizer.


New mom Beyonce recently revealed to People that she often does her own makeup for appearances. Her favorite products? "Lip gloss - I love L'Oréal's Infallible 8 HR Le Gloss in Coral Sands - and a little bit of blush," she said .

Audrina Patridge

Former reality star Audrina Patridge loves to wear Physicians Formula on her smooth, sunkissed skin.

"Now I no longer have to think about reapplying SPF I simply dust this on whenever I'm shiny and I know my skin is protected, too," Patridge told of Physicians Formula Healthy Wear SPF 50 Pressed Powder.

Elizabeth Banks

"The Hunger Games" star Elizabeth Banks told InStyle that she's never without L'oreal Telescopic Clean Definition Mascara in Blackbrown, available for around $8 in drugstores.

Leighton Meester

"Gossip Girl" actress Leighton Meester likes the cheap, natural beauty products in her makeup bag.

"My makeup bag is so minimal, it's embarrassing," she said, adding that, "I always have a little lip tint with me, like Burt's Bees."

Courteney Cox

"Cougar Town" actress Courteney Cox has tons of go-to products at the drugstore. Among them? Clairol hair color for her dark strands.

"For dark-haired girls who don't like red hues coming through, I use Clairol Natural Instincts Brass-Free For Brunettes. It lasts about 28 days, but only costs $9.00," she wrote on

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