"Cheap" and "relatable" are not words you’d use in the same sentence as the Met Gala. In fact, last night’s kitschy camp-themed affair proved to be quite the opposite. The outfits coming down the pink carpet were opulent, grandiose, and avant-garde in every way — from Cardi B’s crystal-studded fingernails to Lady Gaga’s huge metallic eyelashes.
But it’s not all smoke and mirrors and performance art. We mere onlookers can pull useful, everyday tips from the out-there Met Gala looks. That’s because some of the most gorgeous looks from the event — including Gal Gadot ‘s celestial silver eyeliner and Ashley Graham ‘s sleek rope ponytail — were created using under-$15 beauty products. Ahead, click through all the drugstore finds that the celebrities actually wore to fashion camp.
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