Essential Products to Help You Get Red Carpet Ready for the Oscars

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One of our favorite parts of the Oscars is the red carpet to check out the fashion hits and misses. We also love the glamour surrounding the Oscars, and this year we discovered some incredible products so you can achieve red carpet looks in your own life. From a cleansing tea to a body contouring system to shapewear, here are a few of our favorite products to help you look your best.

SKINNYGIRL Smoothers N'Shapers: Unique and sexy shapers, the fun collection from Bethany Frankel will surely keep your body comfortable and in place in your favorite gown or under your everyday clothing. Everything retails for under $65.

PRIME TIME SMILE Dual- Action Teeth Whitening System: Achieve a red carpet-worthy smile with the new PRIME TIME SMILE Dual- Action Teeth Whitening System. This easy, two-step brush-on system whitens teeth in only five days and can be applied in minutes – as easy as lip gloss and just as portable. The blue Pre-Treatment Pen works to decrease sensitivity while priming and preparing teeth for maximum whitening with the Fast & Easy Teeth Whitening Gel. It can also whiten teeth up to 6+ shades in just 5 days! Price: $32, available at select Walmart stores nationwide and on

DAVIDsTEA:A great tea to help you cleanse your body, the the skinny (organic) tea includes Chinese oolong tea, Chinese pu’erh tea, ginger, eleuthero root, orange peel. The travel tins are $4.50 for 5 sachets and the sachet bags- $9.50 for 25 sachets. Check out:

Proactiv Oil Blotter Sheets: An oily t-zone is red carpet taboo and, with endless picture-taking, one of the beauty blunders no celebrity wants to experience. Made from 100% pure natural-fiber paper, Proactiv Oil Blotter Sheets absorb excess oil to leave your skin feeling fresh and clean, with a beautiful matte finish – and, with zero artificial ingredients and no talc, they won’t clog your pores. Tiny enough to tuck in your clutch. Price: $11, available at 

Oscar Blandi Pronto Styling Pin: The days of using dozens of bobby pins are over. Get red carpet-ready in a flash with the Pronto Styling Pin: the go-to accessory for instantly securing any twist, bun or updo style you desire – without spending hours painstakingly attempting, over and over, to do it yourself. With the curve facing away from your head, simply insert up through one side of the twist or bun, then flip over (so the curve hugs your head) and push the tips down in the opposite direction through the other side of the twist or bun. Available in three colors – gold, brown and black – to flawlessly blend in with your hair color for an elegant finish. Price: $35, available at, Ulta and

Biolage ExquisiteOil Replenishing Treatment: Recently used on both Naomi Watts and Claire Danes for the Golden Globes and SAG Awards red carpets, the Biolage ExquisiteOil collection provides a solution to dull, lackluster hair by infusing it with weightless shine, leaving absolutely no build up behind. ExquisiteOil Replenishing Treatment is a versatile serum infused with Moringa Oil Blend, leaving hair with instant shine, nourishment and long-lasting control. Price: $22, Available at fine salons, please see for locations

Matrix Total Results Blonde Care Flash Filler Sheer MistIdeal for blonde bombshells hitting the red carpet, this product was also used on both Naomi Watts and Claire Danes for the Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Flash Filler Sheer Mist fills in porous hair fiber to fortify, maintain and enhance the brightness of blonde hair. It instantly seals hair’s cuticle and is easily absorbed into hair for a vibrant, lustrous shine, leaving you ready to strike a pose and even accept an award a la Claire. Price: $16, Available in March, visit for salon locations

bliss fatgirlslim lean machine: Take ‘charge’ of your firming routine with the first power tool in the Fatgirlslim® family. The Fatgirlslim Lean Machine Body Contouring System delivers effective vacuum-assisted massage action and helps visibly reduce the appearance of cellulite. Along with a healthy diet and regular exercise, it’s a seriously ‘thigh’-tech (and spa-tech-approved) way to help you achieve a smoother, sleeker-looking silhouette. Clinically proven to make skin look and feel firmer and smoother. System includes Lean Machine™vacuum massager, 2oz. jar of Fatgirlslim® and power adapter. Price: $145, available at Bliss Spas and

Meaningful Beauty® Deep Cleansing Masque: Clear skin is always a must for award season. Celebrity makeup artists always have their clients prep their skin the night before to get a radiant boost the next day. Model and actress Cindy Crawford recommends to always use a facial masque-she first used the Meaningful Beauty Deep Cleansing Masque the night before her wedding, leaving her skin flawless for makeup application. This mild, non-irritating face masque is designed to provide a perfect healthy cleanse without stripping skin of much needed natural oils during these chilly months. Formulated with apple extract, a natural exfoliator, the creamy, non-foaming texture sweeps away makeup and impurities, leaving the skin glowing and smooth. Price: $43, available at

Meaningful Beauty® Glowing Serum: We always wonder how celebrities glow on the red carpet after all the partying. To achieve that “Hollywood glow” apply the Meaningful Beauty Glowing Serum before applying makeup to add an instant pick me up. Designed to smooth, protect and revitalize the complexion, this serum can be used in the morning before applying moisturizer or any time your skin needs an instant boost. Formulated with soy protein, marine botanicals and antioxidants including pumpkin extract to encourage cell renewal, Dr. Sebagh’s “model secret” will restore brightness and vitality to the skin. Price: $52, available at

FLOWER Kiss Stick Velvet Lip Color: From FLOWER: The NEW full cosmetics range co-founded by Drew Barrymore and available exclusively at Walmart – Pucker up! This pure, intense color will last from the red carpet through the end of the after party. Infused with Emollient oil for a rich, creamy application, this velvety matte formula will leave lips with an ultra-smooth finish and, as an added bonus, give a voluminizing effect. Price: $6.98 each, Available at Walmart and

Katy Perry’s kettle corn popchips: Pop superstar Katy Perry stays red carpet ready with her own popchips flavor - katy’s kettle corn. First introduced this January, katy’s popchips flavor is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. Inspired by Katy’s favorite childhood snack, katy’s kettle corn has half the fat of fried chips and none of the phony flavors or colors. As with all popchips, it is never fried (unhealthy) and never baked (undelicious). Instead, popchips starts with wholesome corn, applies pressure and “pops” the chip. This little guiltless pleasure has only 130 calories per one oz. serving (about 16 chips) no preservatives, trans or saturated fats and is gluten free, dairy free and kosher.

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