Had to ask – what’s Drew Barrymore No you? Although her daytime talk show has been a huge success since its launch in September 2020, she has carried out so many other business ventures over the years that it is almost impossible to count.
Of course, as an actress, she has 56 Films since she started her career in 1982 at the age of 6. For the past five years, she’s founded the hugely popular cruelty-free beauty line Flower Beauty (named after her production company Flower Films) and Amazon’s Dear Drew clothing line. In 2021 alone, she’s launching Drew, a quarterly lifestyle publication for women, as well as her own cookbook “Rebel Homemaker,” and her own home brand, Walmart, Beautiful by Drew, which just released a 12-piece set cookware and many other gorgeous kitchen gadgets.
On top of that, Barrymore is also mom to daughters Oliver, 10, and Frankie, 8, so the former child star has little time off. (Like, forever!) Below, she walks us through the products she uses to simplify her life — or just to keep her through her tireless schedule.
Ready to free up some counter space by putting away all your other kitchen appliances? Barrymore swears by this 5-in-1 electric frying pan from her own line that can be used for sautéing, steaming, stewing, and more. (You can even put a whole chicken in it.) “Apologies in advance to your stove and your slow cooker,” she says. “This electric frying pan is about to become your go-to tool for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
“I’m not a coffee drinker, but I do enjoy the morning and afternoon — and sometimes evening — caffeine rush,” Barrymore said of this pre-bottled iced tea, which is made from Java’s microbrewed black tea made of leaves. Barrymore added: “I drink a lot of ice in a tall travel mug – please use a reusable straw!”
As a talk show host who is in front of the camera five days a week, Barrymore is practically an expert when it comes to makeup. But as much as she loves playing with beauty products, she also loves the feeling of having a clean face.
“After a long day of makeup, there’s no better feeling than taking it all off,” she says. She loves using these eco-friendly cleaning pads up to 1,000 times, eliminating so much useless cotton pad waste. Plus, the microfiber texture and cleanser are gentle on the skin – won’t scratch or rub vigorously. “This combination of micellar water and a reusable cleansing pad is gentle yet very effective,” says Barrymore.
Barrymore is proud of her long, thick hair, and she uses this ultra-light compact hairdryer from her Flower Beauty collection at home and in her dressing room. It’s always in her suitcase when she has to go out of town. “This small but powerful hair dryer is not only Travel,” she says of this powerful gadget. “It’s the perfect size for anytime you need to freshen up on the go. “
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Barrymore loves that these soap flakes are biodegradable, dissolvable, and 100% plastic-free, making them an eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic bottles of hand sanitizer. “I carry these genius hand sanitizers with me wherever I go,” says Barrymore, adding that she loves natural scents made with essential oils and botanical extracts. They also provide super rich lather. “They make frequent hand washing a pleasure,” she said.