How Top Celeb Makeup Artists Would Spend $100 At Target

I love Target, you love Target, we all love Target — and that includes top celebrity makeup artists. You can probably guess where we’re going with this: Now that you know what our beauty editors would spend at the shopping mecca, it was only natural to tap professional MUAs next.
To find out exactly what makeup artists add to their carts, we challenged a few of our favorites to go on a fictional shopping spree with $100. And while we all know that it's easy to drop a bill at a megastore like this, you'll be shocked by just how many products they walked away with.
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As you may suspect, the hauls don't disappoint. Think: A $14 eye strobing palette that Bella Hadid's makeup artist loves, a cream blush quad Chloë Grace Moretz's go-to makeup artist swears by, a body cream Priyanka Chopra's makeup artist uses to hydrate her clients’ faces before foundation, and more.
Put down the toaster, avoid the craft aisle, and head straight to the beauty section, because the picks ahead are expert-approved — and you're going to want them all.
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Happy Birthday to my Angel Baby @chloegmoretz I love you more than pizza??? 😝🍕❤

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Makeup Artist: Mai Quynh

Clients: Chloë Grace Moretz, Ginnifer Goodwin, Aubrey Plaza

Total Spent: $89.34
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"This mascara has the best texture. It's thick and volumizing and not too watery, so it won't make your lashes too spidery. It gives fullness to the lashes without being clumpy."

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Mascara, $5.89, available at Target.
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"This deluxe brush set has every brush you need to get ready. I love Sonia's brushes because the hairs are very soft, which makes blending so easy. Plus, you get a compact carrying pouch that keeps them all in order."

Sonia Kashuk Deluxe Travel Brush Set, $20.89, available at Target.
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"These shadows have a beautiful satin, shimmery finish that goes onto the eyes evenly and smoothly — I love how easy they are for me to blend. The neutral plum shades in this palette are my favorite; they work for any eye color and are a great alternative to nudes or browns."

Pixi By Petra Mesmerizing Mineral Eyeshadow Palette in Plum Quartz, $12.00, available at Target.
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"I love a bright, bold lip. These creamy mattes are perfect because they have a lot of pigment, which makes them extremely opaque, but the creamy texture doesn't dry out the lips. Plus, they're super long-wearing."

Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes Lip Color in All Fired Up, $5.59, available at Target.
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"Hands down, my favorite moisturizer. It's super-hydrating, gentle, and works well for any skin type, especially sensitive. I love using this moisturizer because it gives the skin a healthy, natural glow."

Embryolisse Lait Creme Concentre Moisturizer, $16, available at Target.
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"I go through lashes like nobody's business," Quynh says. "These are my favorite because they give the eyes added drama in a classic way. This four pack is a great value for someone who uses them frequently."

Ardell Eyelash Demi Wispie 4 pack, $11.99, available at Target.
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"Who doesn't want a creamy blush that leaves your cheeks pinky peach with a soft glow? I love this palette because the colors are flattering alone or mixed with one another. It has four beautiful shades that look gorgeous on anyone."

e.l.f. Cream Blush Palette, $6, available at Target.
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"A great way to keep your smile looking young is to have whiter teeth. I'm such a believer in having perfect pearly whites to pair with any makeup look. This toothpaste is so gentle, yet effective."

Crest 3D Whitening Toothpaste, $4.49, available at Target.
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"This is a great product to use to fill your brows in naturally. I love using this wax with an angled brush because it leaves a softer look. It's perfect for someone who finds the look of a pencil to be too harsh."

Milani Stay Put Brow Color in Brunette, $6.49, available at Target.
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Makeup Artist: Nina Park

Clients: Bella Hadid, Ashley Benson, Camilla Bell

Total Spent: $112.67
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"This lipstick is buttery, with a slight shine, and beautiful on all complexions!"

NYX Lipstick in Root Beer Float, $5.99, available at Target.
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"This brush is so versatile. Lately, I’ve been using it with highlighter to apply a candlelight glow on the top of cheekbones and down the bridge of the nose."

Real Techniques Setting Brush, $3.52, available at Target.
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"[I just tried] Jane products and fell in love with their lip glosses," Park says, noting that Tease is her favorite shade. "It's great to highlight the center of the lips."

Jane Lip Gloss in Tease, $11, available at Target.
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"This is a great quad for Champagne highlights for eyes," Park says, noting that the compact is universal, so it will work on most skin tones.

Sonia Kashuk Eyeshadow Quad in Shimmering Sands, $13.69, available at Target.
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"I’ve traded in all my expensive and fancy moisturizers for this $7 holy grail product — and never looked back. I use it in the evenings and my skin feels soft and moisturized — but never greasy."

CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM, $7.19, available at Target.
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"A staple in my kit, this mascara is amazing to create a faux lash effect with just a few coats."

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara, $6.99, available at Target.
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"A milky lotion that melts into skin, leaving a beautiful, glow-y sheen — this is also a kit must-have for me."

Burt's Bees Radiance Body Lotion, $7.99, available at Target.
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"I always pick these up for the mini touch-up kits I make for my clients," Park says. "That way, they can powder or blot shine before the red carpet. They're a great size and reusable!"

Up & Up Facial Buff sponges, $1.99, available at Target.
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"Hands down the best wipes to clean up eyeshadow fallout under the eyes before applying concealer. They're gentle, not sticky, and don't leave any residue on the skin. Plus, they're the best value."

Up & Up Unscented Baby Wipes, $1.59, available at Target.
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"Probably the least exciting item here," Park admits, but adds that it's "essential when applying false eyelashes."

Duo Lash Glue in Clear, $3.29, available at Target.
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"Again, I love the CeraVe line and the effect it has on my skin. This feels like a cold cream, so it has no lather, but removes all dirt and makeup, leaving skin feeling conditioned."

CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, $7.55 (originally $8.39), available at Target.
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"Hands down, this is my favorite bronzer at Target. The color isn’t too warm or too cool, not too sparkly or too matte — it’s perfect."

Rimmel Natural Bronzer, $4.29, available at Target.
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"I didn’t realize how much product I was wasting every month until I got this as a stocking stuffer. It's a wonderful tool to scrape out every last drop of lip gloss, foundation, or anything else."

Every Drop Beauty Spatula, $5.59, available at Target.
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"A great quality brush for powder, buffing, or blush."

E.l.f. Dome Brush, $3, available at Sephora.
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"This is an amazing highlighter," Park says, noting that it's the texture that won her over. "It mimics a natural glow, so it doesn’t look metallic or glittery."

W3LL PEOPLE Bio Brightener Stick, $29, available at Target.
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❤❤❤ taking a moment to mug for @kmacnyc 📷 #BTS @vanityfair @vfhwd #dakotajohnson @marktownsend1 #vfbts

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Makeup Artist: Pati Dubroff

Clients: Priyanka Chopra, Miley Cyrus, Dakota Johnson, Eva Mendes

Total Spent: $98.18
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"This is the perfect product for giving a subtle contour to the eye socket. It's matte and a perfect taupe shade that defines eyes and still looks really natural."

Rimmel Scandal Eyes Shadow Stick in Trespassing Taupe, $3.99, available at Target.
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"Even though this is technically a body cream, I always but a little dab on my fingertips, warm it up, and then tap on the tops of my clients’ cheekbones, the corners of the eyes, and any dry areas before applying foundation," Dubroff says. "It gives a great glow and melts with foundation."

Weleda Skin Food Skin Cream, $12.99, available at Target.
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"Hands down the best — no explanation needed!"

Neutrogena Makeup Removing Wipes, $4.99, available at Target.
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"You can't beat an original," Dubroff says. "This is still one of the best mascaras on the market!"

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, $5.89, available at Target.
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"I'm a firm advocate for daily salt baths, so I never pass up an opportunity to pick up Epsom salts when at Target!"

Dr. Teal's Epsom Salt Soothe & Sleep Lavender Soaking Solution, $4.89, available at Target.
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"These make the eyes so white and bright!"

Rohto Redness Relief Cooling Eye Drops, $4.79, available at Target.
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"These little booties make the feet soft and hydrated. It’s a nice little treat for dry feet."

PediSpa Intensive Moisturizing Foot Mask, $9.99, available at Target.
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This lip color color delivers just the right amount of color and shine, Dubroff says, and notes that it "feels so good on the lips!"

Neutrogena Moisture Smooth Lipstick in Berry Brown, $7.99, available at Target.
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"When it comes to bottom lashes, I like my brushes small and precise — exactly like this one!"

Pixi By Petra Lower Lash Mascara, $11, available at Target.
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"This primer really mattes things down, but doesn't feel heavy. I don't like to use powders, so mattifying the skin before foundation in areas that need it is key."

Milani Prime Shield Mattifying & Pore-Minimizing Face Primer, $9.99, available at Target.
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"I use this soap to gently clean my brushes. It leave them smelling like roses!"

Dr. Bronner's Rose Pure-Castile Liquid Soap, $6.69, available at Target.
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"I don’t use these for contouring the face. Instead, I've been using these handy little bullets to do an easy smoky eye with a pop of sheen," Dubroff explains. "I use the darker shade as a cream shadow smudged all around the eye and then pop the highlight on the center of the lid."

Milani Contour & Highlight Cream & Liquid Duo in Med/Dark, $9.99, available at Target.
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"This is the perfect color for slightly enhancing a natural lip color. I use this often with a natural lip pencil for the perfect no-makeup makeup look."

Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Red Dahila, $4.99, available at Target.
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Sunday Funday with the fabulous @traceeellisross makeup: #jamiemakeup hair: @marciahamilton

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Makeup Artist: Jamie Greenberg

Clients: Tracee Ellis Ross, Rashida Jones, Kaley Cuoco

Total Spent: $67.83
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"I love this tried-and-true mascara."

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, $5.89, available at Target.
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Greenberg calls these wipes a must, saying that they "take everything off and are good for sensitive skin."

Simple Kind to Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes, $4.49, available at Target.
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"I am obsessed with this formula because it glides on and stays put all day!"

Pixi By Petra Endless Silky Eye Pen, $12, available at Target.
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"This is a great eyebrow pencil with great color choices. It also has a spoolie at the end, which I love."

NYX Eyebrow Contour, $9.99, available at Target.
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Greenberg tells us that this is one of the best drugstore sculpting palettes, and notes that there are quads for different skin tones, too.

Rimmel Kate Sculpting Cosmetic Set, $6.49, available at Target.
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This five-piece set is another Greenberg favorite. "These tools are great — and so affordable," she says.

EcoTools Day to Night Brush Set, $15.29 (originally $16.99), available at Target.
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Greenberg calls this formula "one of the best lip colors [at Target]."

Burt's Bees Gloss Lip Crayon, $7.69, available at Target.
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"I love to swipe this on my lids and under my [bottom lashline], too," Greenberg says. "It's easy and stays in place."

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Concentrated Crayon, $5.99, available at Target.
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"These are all great, but Addiction #18 is the best nude liner there is."

Rimmel Exaggerate Lip Liner, $4.79, available at Target.
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Scali says this body cream delivers "moisture with a wonderful, glowy sheen."

Burt's Bees Radiance Body Lotion, $7.99, available at Target.
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No, you're not seeing triple: Three makeup artists independently added this to their imaginary carts. "This is a longtime favorite for full, feathery lashes," Scali says.

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, $5.89, available at Target.
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"These remove all traces of makeup, including mascara, with one cloth."

Olay Daily Gentle Clean 4-in-1 Water Activated Cleansing Cloths, $5.99, available at Target.
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"Nothing ruins a look faster than tired, red eyes," Scali says, noting that this is her go-to to nix the look.

Visine Advanced Relief Eye Drop, $4.89, available at Target.
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"I’m a fanatic about clean teeth," Scali says, adding that "it’s not always easy to pull out a travel tooth brush!" Her solution is this pack of mini brushes: "These keep you fresh on the go!"

Colgate Wisp Max Fresh Mini Brush, $3.59, available at Target.
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"I keep one in my car and one in my bag at all times," Scali says about this SPF stick. "I love to use this on the backs of my hands to protect the skin from the sun."

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Stick - SPF 70, $9.99, available at Target.
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"You can use this to moisturize and luminize — there is no end to the uses for Aquaphor."

Aquaphor Healing Ointment, $4.99, available at Target.
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Scali uses this mist to "refresh and moisturize," and says that "it’s great to use when traveling."

Pixi by Petra Glow Mist, $15.00, available at Target.
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"This comfortable formula has great shades and is long-wearing."

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor, $6.99, available at Target.
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Again, you're not seeing double: Scali is the second artist to pick this set. "I mean, who doesn't want lashes!" she says.

Ardell Eyelash Demi Wispies Black, $11.99, available at Target.
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"Love a cream shadow and this one has a great formula that's easy to apply and is gorgeous on the eyes."

Revlon ColorStay Crème Eye Shadows, $6.79, available at Target.
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Scali swears by this formula, describing it as "deep penetrating moisture that’s easy on sensitive skin."

Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb The Antioxidant Super Moisturizer, $14.99, available at Target.
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