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Viola Davis swears by this $32 drugstore serum for her stunning glow

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Viola Davis dazzles whether she's striking a pose on the red carpet or sharing an ethereal selfie from home, and there's one thing we always notice (aside from her impeccable sense of style): her gorgeous stunning glow. And now we know what she uses to enhance her radiant skin. 

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While stars swear by pricey red carpet facial, beauty treatments, and sky-high products, the Oscar winner’s makeup artist, Autumn Moultrie, revealed in an Instagram post that she used a variety of L’Oréal Paris skincare and makeup products from the brand’s Age Perfect line for Viola's Academy Awards glam, and you can find them at your local drugstore - and online.

Viola looked incredible in a custom Alexander McQueen gown

To prep Viola's skin, the makeup artist applied L'Oréal's new Age Perfect Midnight Serum to hydrate Viola's skin and give it a glow. Then, Autumn used the brand's Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation SPF 50 in the mahogany shade on the star's face as a base, according to Hello Giggles.

The serum costs $32.97 and it’s exclusively sold at Walmart.

L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Midnight Serum, $32.97, Walmart


The Midnight Serum is an anti-aging serum formulated with an exclusive Antioxidant Recovery Complex, Vitamin E, and Hyaluronic Acid that works best at night. It is effective for all skin types and tones, helps repair skin, and creates visibly smoother, more radiant, and younger-looking skin.

Viola became a global ambassador for L'Oreal Paris in 2019.

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The brand's Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation SPF 50 is only $11.70 on Amazon, and provides lightweight coverage, evens tone, and illuminates the face. 

Viola's makeup artist used products from L'Oreal's Age Perfect line to create her look

As for the renowned thesp's dazzling custom Alexander McQueen gown, it was designed by the fashion house’s stellar designer Sarah Burton.

“Viola loves Sarah’s work, and we had dreamt over the years about asking her to make a dress,” Viola’s stylist longtime stylist Elizabeth Stewart told British Vogue. “Viola’s only direction was white, but she saw the beading technique on a black top on the McQueen runway and asked for that to be worked in.”

Elizabeth, who regularly styles a bevy of stars, including Amanda Seyfried and Laura Dern for the Oscars, paired the look with diamond drop earrings.

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