Rachel Zoe’s Favorite Drugstore Beauty Buys
Rachel Zoe—a known beauty junkie—has a makeup bag brimming with the latest and greatest makeup products. Since she’s clearly a connoisseur of all things glamorous, we were surprised by the wide array of drugstore beauty buys lining the marble shelves of her powder room. From the best glossy mascara to long-lasting lipstick to all-natural toner (yes, this does exist!), these affordable buys have been given the stamp of approval by a woman who knows her way around the beauty aisle. Here, RZ’s tried-and-true shopping list—all available at your local drugstore.
"These cluster strip lashes are easy to apply yourself. For a natural daytime look, I buy the short and extra-short lengths to add a little lift at the outer corner of eyes."
Ever EZ Trio Lash CollectionKiss $5SHOP NOW
"One of the best drugstore mascaras is CoverGirl LashBlast—it works just as well as department store mascara for half the price."
Covergirl Lashblast Full Lash Bloom MascaraCoverGirl $6SHOP NOW
Oil-Free Eraser Sticks
"I always keep Almay makeup correctors on my vanity to clean up eyeliner or mascara marks—and also in the afternoon if any makeup has fallen under my eyes."
Almay Makeup Eraser SticksAlmay $6SHOP NOW
Healing Body Oil
"For minor scrapes or scars, a touch of Bio-Oil is a great under-the-radar healing agent."
Bio-Oil Body OilBio-Oil $20SHOP NOW
Neutral Nail Polish
"Essie's Like Linen is my go-to neutral nail polish for a DIY quick manicure."
Essie Like Linen Nail PolishEssie $9SHOP NOW
Aloe Body Lotion
"For dry or itchy skin, this lotion is a failsafe remedy."
Gold Bond Ultimate Healing LotionGold Bond $8SHOP NOW
Volumizing Hair Spray
"Elnett hair spray has been my go-to for years. It holds curls without looking plastered."
Elnett Satin HairsprayL'Oreal Paris $15SHOP NOW
"These natural tears work wonders on dry or red eyes—especially when I'm traveling."
Eye Allergy Relief Eye DropsNaphcon-A $9SHOP NOW
Sulfate-Free Shampoo & Conditioner
"This shampoo and conditioner are sulfate-free, silicone-free and oil-free, plus they make your hair feel stronger, which is key for anyone with color damage."
Sesame Body Oil
"I use this body oil immediately after showering to seal in moisture and repair dry skin."
Neutrogena Light Sesame Formula Body OilNeutrogena $2SHOP NOW
"I started out using this calendula baby lotion on the kids and now I buy it for myself. Since it's gentle enough for babies, it works great for anyone with sensitive skin."
Weleda Calendula Body CreamWeleda $12SHOP NOW
Tinted Lip Balm
"Burt's Bee lip balm is all natural and comes in a pretty rose tint—a tube is always in my handbag."
Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Rose$7SHOP NOW
"I use all-natural, alcohol-free witch hazel toner—made with rose water and aloe—at the end of the day to remove any residual makeup."
Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel TonerThayers $8SHOP NOW
"These liner sticks don't dry out my lips, come in gorgeous berry hues and are long lasting."
Chunky Dunk Hydrating LippieNYX $6SHOP NOW
Mint Shower Gel
"This shower gel smells amazing! I really love all their products, everything from sunscreen to face wash."
Soothing Bath and Shower GelKiss My Face $8SHOP NOW