Awkwafina wore this $6 hair cream to the Critics’ Choice Awards

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Already a Golden Globe winner, Awkwafina was also nominated for Best Actress at the Critics’ Choice Awards, which took place Jan. 12.

While we’re highly impressed by her work on screen, we also can’t get over her beauty look from the ceremony. With perfectly shaped waves, her hair looked incredibly sleek, relaxed and shiny.

So what’s her secret? Celebrity hairstylist Marcus Francis revealed to In The Know that, “My number one product for the night was the Suave Professionals Sleek Anti-Frizz Smooth & Shine Cream.” Surprisingly, this haircare essential comes in a set of two at Walmart for a super affordable price.

Shop: Suave Professionals Sleek Anti-Frizz Cream (Set of Two), $5.88

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Francis explained, “When I saw Awkwafina’s floor-length Elie Saab gown for the Critics’ Choice Awards, the flowy vibe inspired me to give this look a nod to 70s glam. In the vein of Jerry Hall and Bianca Jagger, I thought wearing her hair down, swept to one side with full-body waves would complete the look perfectly for the red carpet.”

And we totally agree — this was a perfect look for the award-winning actress.

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While this anti-frizz cream is a favorite on the red carpet, it’s also a hit among Walmart reviewers. One wrote, “This is [the] best anti-frizz product that I’ve tried. I’ve got sensitive skin and break out easily but this product doesn’t do that to me and it makes my hair super soft and feeling amazing never greasy.”

Another mentioned, “This is probably the best anti-frizz, conditioning product I’ve ever used (and I’ve tried out so many: from inexpensive to expensive).”

Made with Vitamin E and silk protein, you can count on this product to keep the static and frizz away from your hair. It’s great for adding smoothness and shine, and is also lightweight to help control flyaways.

So just in case you’re in search of a cream that’s both red-carpet-worthy and budget-friendly, this one is definitely worth trying. 

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