The Best Beauty Products Used At The Oscars Were All Under $25

In 2017, the entertainment industry broke its own record for box-office sales, hitting just short of $40 billion worldwide in its highest-grossing year ever. But just because Hollywood's elite made $11 billion in domestic revenue alone doesn't mean every celebrity walked last night's Oscars red carpet basking in the glow of all those dollar signs... at least not where their hair and makeup was concerned.

There's a lot to love about the Academy Awards — famous best friends, Meryl Streep memes, Instagram reunions — but once the ceremony is all said and done and every gold statue goes home with its rightful owner, it's the affordable, accessible beauty looks we look forward to year after year. Ahead, the best budget-friendly makeup, nail, and hair products we spotted on the red carpet last night — because yes, you can show up in a custom hand-beaded Chanel gown and still carry a $5 lipstick from the drugstore in your clutch.

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Amanda Seyfried
If anyone can pull off the bedhead look at the Oscars after-party, it's Seyfried. But how, exactly? After creating an S-wave with a flat iron, Suave Professionals celebrity stylist Jenny Cho spritzed dry shampoo to add texture back into the romantic look.

Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo Natural Refresh, $3.94, available at Walmart.
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Camila Alves
Alves' red-carpet vibe is all about playful, effortless beauty. Celebrity hairstylist Michael Silva married that bohemian touch and her '50s-inspired gown by incorporating face-framing texture with this workable pomade.

Kenra Professional Platinum Grooming Pomade 4, $14.97, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Elisabeth Moss
Moss kept her look simple and pretty for her first-ever Oscars red carpet with this subtle flush of color. Honest Beauty Creative Color Consultant Daniel Martin's inspiration for the night: '40s icon Lana Turner.

Honest Beauty Creme Blush in Truly Flirting, $22, available at Dermstore.
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Zoey Deutch
To complement Deutch's vintage Elie Saab dress, celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell created this modern twist on an old Hollywood classic using a smoothing cream to perfect those soft waves.

Matrix Style Link Prep Smooth Setter Smoothing Cream, $18, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Taraji P. Henson
Taraji may or may not have shaded Ryan Seacrest last night, but we're here for her glittering Glossier shadow and wispy lashes regardless. Ashunta Sheriff used these natural-looking falsies to balance out the dramatic, smoked-out look.

Kiss Blowout Lash Single Pack in Pixie, $11.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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You'd think Zendaya's sleek, budge-proof updo would have required a million strong-hold products to give it a solid foundation, but it actually only took... hairspray. Unilever celebrity stylist Ursula Stephen used this soft-hold finishing formula to top off the look and secure it for hours of dancing.

TRESemmé Compressed Smooth Hairspray Hold Level 2, $4.99, available at Target.
Rashida Jones
If you were looking for a way to make a soft smoky eye look light and easy, here's your new inspiration. Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg blended various shades of bronze and gold all over Jones' lid for a sultry mix of color.

Almay Shadow Squad Eyeshadow in Pure Gold Baby, $4.99, available at Target.
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Margot Robbie
Although Robbie's Chanel gown and choppy new bob stole the red carpet, she kept a bit of her I, Tonya spirit alive in the form of an icy blue manicure. OPI brand ambassador and celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik tells Refinery29 that he layered the Chrome Effects powder on top of Robbie's Chanel polish to create an iridescent, show-stopping finish.

OPI Blue "Plate" Special, $14.95, available at salons only.
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Gina Rodriguez
Celebrity makeup artist Carissa Ferreri wanted Rodriguez's look to stand out, even if she was in a head-to-toe neutral ensemble, so she opted for applying this lavender-toned palette all over Rodriguez's lid for a pop of color.

Burt's Bees Eye Shadow Trio in Countryside Lavender, $13, available at Burt's Bees.
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Gal Gadot
If you ever need a lesson in how to live boldly, consider trying the bold red shade Gadot rocked on the red carpet. Makeup artist Sabrina Bedrani chose the wine hue to ensure that Gadot's flapper-inspired look had the perfect fresh, modern touch.

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Bombshell Red, $8.49, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Octavia Spencer
Celebrity hairstylist David Stanwell says he knew he wanted to do a side part on Spencer for the Oscars as soon as he saw a sketch of her gown days before. To achieve those soft curls, he prepped his client's damp hair with a hydrating serum to infuse every strand with moisture and shine.

Dove Absolute Curls Supreme Crème Serum, $5.98, available at Walmart.
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Danai Gurira
Celebrity manicurist Tracy Clemens made sure Gurira's chrome manicure tied in with the tribal design painted into her hair by adding a dot of silver polish right in the center of each nail.

Essie Mirror Metallics Nail Polish Collection in No Place Like Chrome, $9, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Greta Gerwig
Hairstylist John D. raked a dollop of mousse through Gerwig's damp ends before blowdrying into a deep side part and scrunching into the textured pattern to give the Best Director nominee her modern S-wave for the night.

Tresemmé Extra Hold Mousse, $4.89, available at Target.
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