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.

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Rachel Zoe's Drugstore Beauty Buys

Ever EZ Trio Lash Collection



Cluster Lashes

"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."

Covergirl Lashblast Full Lash Bloom Mascara



Glossy Mascara

"One of the best drugstore mascaras is CoverGirl LashBlast—it works just as well as department store mascara for half the price."

Almay Makeup Eraser Sticks



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."

Bio-Oil Body Oil



Healing Body Oil

"For minor scrapes or scars, a touch of Bio-Oil is a great under-the-radar healing agent."

Essie Like Linen Nail Polish



Neutral Nail Polish

"Essie's Like Linen is my go-to neutral nail polish for a DIY quick manicure."

Gold Bond Ultimate Healing Lotion


Gold Bond

Aloe Body Lotion

"For dry or itchy skin, this lotion is a failsafe remedy."

L’Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray



Volumizing Hair Spray

"Elnett hair spray has been my go-to for years. It holds curls without looking plastered."

Eye Allergy Relief Eye Drops



Eye Drops

"These natural tears work wonders on dry or red eyes—especially when I'm traveling."

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."

Living Proof Restore Conditioner


Living Proof

Living Proof Restore Shampoo


Living Proof

Neutrogena Light Sesame Formula Body Oil



Sesame Body Oil

"I use this body oil immediately after showering to seal in moisture and repair dry skin."

Weleda Calendula Body Cream



Baby Lotion

"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."

Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Rose


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."

Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel Toner



All-Natural Toner

"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."

Chunky Dunk Hydrating Lippie



Lasting Lipstick

"These liner sticks don't dry out my lips, come in gorgeous berry hues and are long lasting."

Soothing Bath and Shower Gel


Kiss My Face

Mint Shower Gel

"This shower gel smells amazing! I really love all their products, everything from sunscreen to face wash."