Serena Williams' $1,600 Nighttime Skin Care Routine Includes A $400 Cream Made From Placentas

Serena Williams

Serena Williams' $1,600 Nighttime Skin Care Routine Includes A $400 Cream Made From Placentas

See which products help stars like Ciara and Gabrielle Union glow on the red carpet.

Published February 21st

We know these celebs can shut down any red carpet with a full glam. But underneath all the makeup, skincare can actually be a lot of work. 

We've compiled every secret we could find from stars like Halle Berry to Gabrielle Union to reveal how they manage to keep their natural glow poppin'.

  1. Serena Williams
    (Photo: Serena Williams Instagram, DMH Aeshetics, Dr. Barbara Sturm)

    Serena Williams took to Instagram to share her very rigorious skincare routine. It included a DMH Aesthetics LED Light Shield ($189) from the famed Beverly Hills spa, retinol eye creams, korean sheet masks, facial spray, and Dr. Barbara Sturm's Darker Skin Tone range, opting for the $350 Super Anti-Aging Serum and $75 Enzyme face cleanser. Her last step is a $410 Replenish & Restore Placenta & Stem Cell Night Recovery Mask, which contains placenta and stem cells. The entire regimen costs around $1,600! 

    In the video Serena says, "So I am trying this super anti-aging serum because maybe it will make me move faster and be younger on the court, so I'm going to try that and I'm also trying this retinol serum," she continues, "I'm a beauty freak, anyone who wants to send me masks, go ahead."

  2. Kelis
    (Photos from left: Samir Hussein/WireImage/GettyImages, Hanacure

    Although the singer doesn't use a cleanser or doesn't believe in facial tools, she's a big fan of Hanacure. She says, "I felt my pores get tighter, it was nuts. It’s really ill." 

  3. Gabrielle Union
    (Photos from left: Kevin Mazur/BET/Getty Images, Neutrogena)
    (Photos from left: Kevin Mazur/BET/Getty Images, Neutrogena)

    Describing her beauty regime as “painfully simple," the Being Mary Jane star and Neutrogena spokesperson uses the brand’s Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser with salicylic acid to keep breakouts at bay.

  4. Ciara
    (Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Cetaphil Skincare)
    (Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Cetaphil Skincare)

    Want dewy skin like Ciara's? The singer tells Elle that she uses Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion, a drugstore staple, to keep her gorgeous canvas hydrated.

  5. Naya Rivera
    (Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV, May Lindstrom SkinCare)
    (Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV, May Lindstrom SkinCare)

    The Glee star spreads May Lindstrom Skin Radiance Oil on her body and Proactiv's anti-acne system on her skin to keep it smooth and blemish-free.

  6. Kerry Washington
    (Photos from left: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images,
    (Photos from left: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images, Epicuren)

    It’s no secret: Kerry Washington has one of the most coveted complexions in the country. How does she pull it off? She exfoliates nightly using Epicuren Discovery Moisture Surge Hyaluronic Acid Gel to keep her skin tone even.

  7. Janelle Monáe
    (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/BET/Getty Images, Cover Girl Cosmetics)
    (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/BET/Getty Images, Cover Girl Cosmetics)

    The CoverGirl spokesperson counts on the line’s Lash Blast Volumizing Mascara to accent her gorgeous, almond-shaped eyes and LipPerfection Lip Color in Hot for her signature scarlet pout.

  8. Halle Berry
    (Photos from left: Kristy Sparow/Getty Images, GettyImages)
    (Photos from left: Kristy Sparow/Getty Images, GettyImages)

    The Oscar-winning, recently-married actress adds ground coffee to her body wash to help fight cellulite. Along with getting you through a rough morning, caffeine has been said to reduce cellulite appearance and draw out toxins from the skin.

  9. La La Anthony
    (Photos from left: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images, Neutrogena)
    (Photos from left: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images, Neutrogena)

    The reality TV star keeps it simple, telling Seventeen that she uses Neutrogena makeup wipes every night to quickly remove make-up and keep her pores clear.

  10. Tika Sumpter
    (Photos from left:  Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Keri Lotions)
    (Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Keri Lotions)

    Actress Tika Sumpter raves about Keri Original Body Lotion for her face and body. “This is such a simple formula and there are no harsh chemicals in it,” she says.

  11. Storm Reid

    Reid might still be a teen, but good skincare starts early. She keeps her skin in check with assistance from LA based esthetician, Sonya Dakar. 

  12. Normani

    Giselle Soto is responsible for the eyebrows of basically anyone young and hot in Black Hollywood. Normani will fly Soto out to do her brows no matter where she is. Jordyn Woods, Ming and Aoki Lee Simmons and Ryan Destiny have all caught on as well. 

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

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