Um, Eiza González Wore a $9 Drugstore Mascara to the Oscars Last Night

Wait—we can actually afford this! What!

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Raise your hand if you're currently wearing mascara that cost you a month's worth of coffees to buy. Yeah, we've been there—actually, we live there. But Eiza González (opens in new tab) just proved that excellent makeup doesn't have to cost a zillion dollars—a fact we often forget—by walking the Oscars red carpet in a drugstore mascara. Yup.

The Baby Driver actress attended the Oscars last night wearing a few thick coats of Neutrogena's Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara (opens in new tab) (which, we should add, costs a cool $9), courtesy of makeup artist Vincent Oquendo (opens in new tab). Oquendo also posted a boomerang of the 28-year-old actress showing off her thick-as-hell lashes for the camera, just in case you thought this was some Photoshop trickery.

So next time you're about to shell out $60 on a mascara—which, hey, we still fully approve of—just remember that you can, in fact, get the same look as a celebrity without having to dip into your savings.

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Alex Warner
Alex Warner

I’m currently working at Dotdash Meredith as the Celeb & Entertainment E-Commerce Lead contributing affiliate content for People.com and InStyle.com. I’m basically like your personal shopper, from writing about that cozy loungewear set you didn’t know you needed to keeping tabs on the best sales and deals on the internet. I’m also a pro at finding affordable dupes for celebrity looks and I love to dig into the data to strategize content opportunities.