These Celebrity-Approved Skin-care Products Are 25% Off

We don’t trust an A-lister who “swears by” a different moisturizer every week. In a world full of #ads and #sponsored content, they’re probably getting paid the equivalent of your monthly rent just for dropping the brand name in an Instagram post. No, we see right through that BS. What gets us Googling and filling our shopping carts is Jourdan Dunn’s casual mention of a #notsponsored vitamin C serum that we’ve also heard our aunt, cousin, and chic best friend rave about. Those are the endorsements we can get behind.

But sometimes the skin-care products that the glowiest A-listers actually use are pricey — think anything with a Dr. Dennis Gross or Sunday Riley label. Luckily, starting August 10, Dermstore, an online beauty boutique known for stocking our favorite luxe brands, is throwing a massive anniversary sale, offering up to 25 percent off pretty much everything.

To get in on the savings, just go to the Dermstore site, make your picks, and enter the code “BIRTHDAY” at checkout. Act fast because the anniversary savings are only good through next week. On August 19, every serum, eye cream, and moisturizer bounces back to full price.

Unsure of where to splurge? Start with these tried-and-true products that Hollywood models and actresses use on the regular. From Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s streak-less faux tanner to the sheet mask Priyanka Chopra put on before the Royal Wedding, you can shop it all with gusto and very little guilt.

There is a lot of product out there — some would say too much. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team, but if you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.


Kim Kardashian-West

Unsurprisingly, Kim K has caviar taste when it comes to what she puts on her face. Her routine consists of La Mer, Giorgio Armani, and the Guerlain Orchidée Impériale The Cream, which sells for a cool $455 per jar. One of her favorite serums is made by Dr. Dennis Gross. It’s the Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Overnight Serum.

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Usually close to $90, Kim’s nighttime serum drops down to $70 if you buy it during Dermstore’s big sale.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Overnight Serum, $70.4, available at DermStore


Jourdan Dunn

As a global Victoria’s Secret supermodel, Jourdan Dunn travels all the time, and the dry airplane air is counterproductive to glowy, runway-ready skin. To help her skin bounce back after long flights, Dunn doubles up on her vitamin C serums.

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In an interview with Into the Gloss, Dunn said she always packs this Radiance Perfection serum in her carry-on. “It just adds extra vibrancy to the skin, like a booster to brighten up your complexion,” the supermodel explained. “When I’m traveling on planes a lot, my skin can look really tired and dull, so I like to add vitamin C in to fix that.”

Ren Radiance Perfection Serum, $42, available at DermStore


As a second serum, Dunn loves Sunday Riley’s Good Genes. And she’s in good company, because we’re huge fans of the lactic acid-packed treatment, too.

Sunday Riley GOOD GENES All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment, $78.75, available at DermStore


Naomi Campbell

Age is but a number to Naomi Campbell. To keep her skin looking forever youthful, the iconic model sees Tracie Martyn for regular facials. According to Vogue, she also uses tape to give her skin that high-and-tight effect sans a surgical face-lift.

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Naomi Campbell’s facialist, Tracie Martyn, has her own line of skin-care products, which we can only assume she slathers on the supermodel. The full collection is marked down by 25 percent during Dermstore’s anniversary sale.

Tracie Martyn Face Resculpting Cream, $81, available at DermStore


Suki Waterhouse

Since she’s constantly on long flights between England and the United States, Suki Waterhouse uses Weleda’s extra-thick Skin Food moisturizer to keep her hands from drying out. She told Harper’s Bazaar that the product is one of her skin saviors.

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This cult-classic tube is usually pretty cheap, but tomorrow, it’s on sale for just $14.

Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Cream, $14.25, available at DermStore


Priyanka Chopra

We found out that Priyanka Chopra’s perfect-skin secret is the 111 Skin Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask. So naturally, we must have it.

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One of the most luxurious face masks money can buy, this formula brightens, conditions, and stimulates collagen with the help of amino acids derived from actual silk. On sale it’ll still run you about $120 — but that $40 savings might make it worth the splurge.

111Skin Bio Cellulose Facial Treatment Mask, $120, available at DermStore


Olivia Wilde

Like many of us, Olivia Wilde went through a skinny-brow phase, but she’s finally found a potion to help grow her brows to glorious fullness: RevitaBrow.

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“I’m a big eyebrow perfectionist,” the actress admitted to Into the Gloss. “I’m finally growing my eyebrows back after 15 years of baldness. I’ve been using Revitabrow, and it’s fucking working.”

RevitaLash RevitaBrow Advanced Eyebrow Conditioner, $82.5, available at DermStore


Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez typically remains tight-lipped about her beauty routine, but there’s one eye cream that she openly endorses.

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“What’s really great is First Aid Beauty’s Eye Duty Triple Remedy,” Gomez told Into the Gloss. “If you get dark circles, it’s the shit. I’ll put it on — it feels all good and cold — go have a coffee, and that’s the bomb.”

First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy AM Gel Cream , $27, available at DermStore


Gwyneth Paltrow

Loyal to her brand, Gwyneth Paltrow’s entire skin-care routine is squeaky clean and includes the creme de la creme of cleansing water.

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Paltrow is a Bioderma Micellar Water devotee. The Goop beauty pro told Harper’s Bazaar she loves it because: “It’s unscented, doesn’t dry your skin or sting, and gets rid of all your makeup with a few swipes. You’re left with soft, clean skin.”

Bioderma Sensibio H2O, $11.17, available at DermStore


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

The perpetually bronzed Rosie Huntington-Whiteley credits her glow to a really good, colorless self-tanner.

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“James Read’s tanning sleep mask is the best facial tanning product I have ever used,” the supermodel raved to Harper’s Bazaar. “I can’t stop using it. It gives me extra body confidence for my shoots and on the catwalk.”

James Read Sleep Mask Tan Face, $28.5, available at DermStore


Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss’s beauty routine is pretty minimal (go figure, she’s a model), but like her pal Jourdan Dunn, she swears by vitamin C-rich skin-care products from Ren.

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The supermodel told Into the Gloss that she loves this gentle exfoliating mask, formulated with alpha hydroxy acids and natural fruit enzymes.

Ren Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask , $42, available at DermStore


Constance Wu

The Crazy Rich Asians star recently told The New York Times all about her beauty routine, which includes one $6 cleanser and the glow-boosting but pricey Alpha Beta peels by Dr. Dennis Gross. She’s all about a high-low beauty routine.

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“I’m really into these Alpha Beta peels by Dr. Dennis Gross,” Wu told the NYT. “If I want to be really glow-y the next day, I definitely use them.” If you’re also trying to look lit-from-within, snag these pads while they’re on sale.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel – Packettes, $120, available at DermStore

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