The Unexpected $6 Drugstore Product Celebrities Actually Use For Glowing Skin

September 18, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
shefinds | beauty

Always trying to figure out how stars like Meghan Markle maintain their skin’s healthy and youthful glow? Wish you could be a fly on the wall and watch them get their makeup done to see how their trusted makeup artists nail their red carpet looks? We’ve got the inside scoop for you–most celebrity MUAs rely on this $6 drugstore product to give their A-list clients an age-defying glow. It’s Aquaphor!

TRY IT: Aquaphor Healing Skin Ointment ($6.29) 

“A lot of my highlighting is done with skin-care,” says celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin, who is Markle’s longtime MUA and helped do her makeup for the Royal Wedding. “Before highlighters, you would do highlighting with Aquaphor. Aquaphor will give you that same texture, especially in a photo [when applied] on the high points of the face.”

Amazing, right? We definitely recommend giving this trick a try. But if you prefer using traditional highlighters to get your glow on, here are some of our favorites:

Maybelline New York Dream Lumi Highlighting Concealer ($7.99)

Physicians Formula Butter Highlighter ($10.95)

Revlon PhotoReady Insta Fix Highlighter ($14.49)

L'Oreal Paris Magic Lumi Highlighter ($13.49)

e.l.f. Studio Under Eye Concealer & Highlighter ($3)


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Emily is SheFinds' resident beauty expert and pop culture enthusiast. In addition to covering the latest trends and developments in the beauty/skincare industry and reporting the latest on your favorite celebrities, Emily also contributes to SheFinds' fashion and weight loss/wellness sections. You can reach her at [email protected]

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