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How J.Lo Looks So Freaking Good

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I’m sorry. Despite writing this headline, I must admit I don’t really know how Jennifer Lopez looks so good. Don’t go! I’m very sorry. I know it’s obviously genetics. Plus: breathing, sleeping, drinking water, no caffeine, no smoking, and no alcohol. It’s partially thanks to professional help, and maybe, in some small part, to her beauty rider.

Instagram celebrity gossip account @DeuxMoi, which collects anonymous submissions, recently posted a screenshot of a single-spaced Excel document that’s allegedly the beauty section of J.Lo’s “rider” — a document containing an artist’s demands for a performance or professional engagement. (Mariah Carey’s rider supposedly contained vanilla Jo Malone candles, white roses, and leafy, green plants, for example.) It’s the first rider I’ve ever seen that’s specifically for beauty, and it contains 90 products.

I recognize the possibility that this document is not real. But I also think it’s scattered with clues that indicate that it could be. It contains La Mer, her moisturizer of choice (although it also mentions four other moisturizers.) It mentions products she’s talked about in interviews, and those by her longtime beauty team of makeup artist Scott Barnes and the late hairstylist Oribe.

And as someone in beauty, I find it very satisfying. She also requests two different sunscreens and four masks. She asks for 28 hair products. There is even a small section called “AR” (presumably for ARod), with four product requests. Sadly, it does not include makeup.

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It may be hard to read, but I zoomed in and did the work for you. Below, I have listed every single product, some with annotations. This should tide you over until J.Lo’s own beauty line launches sometime soon.

The 10 Most Shoppable Items From J.Lo’s Alleged Beauty Rider


Fans love this rich, gently scented moisturizer for making skin feel healthy and radiant. In a 2014 Watch What Happens Live, J.Lo supposedly mentioned that she loves buying it in Whole Foods.

There’s an old rumor that she uses the eye cream as a body cream, although she denied it to Vanity Fair. The La Mer The Lifting and Firming Mask is also on her list.

An eye cream from Japan. She also requested the brand’s moisturizer.

She allegedly prefers the green one, which offers Maximum Redness Relief.

Celebrities and mere mortals alike swear by this as a way to revive dry or over-processed hair. Olaplex Bond Perfector No. 2 is also on the list.

Not only does the rider include this extra-strong spray, but it also asks for the merely strong variety.

All the Other Skin Products J.Lo Supposedly Asks For

Dr. Mekelburg BPM Dermatopics
Lancer Younger Revealing Mask Intense Treatment (Dr. Harold Lancer is one of Hollywood’s top dermatologists, with an office on Rodeo Drive).
Lancer Radiance Awakening Mask Intense
Lancer Intensive Night Treatment
Lancer Retexturizing Treatment Cream
Lancer Eye Contour Lifting Cream (This contains diamond powder).
Lancer Younger: Pure Youth Serum
Lancer The Method: Nourish
Lancer The Method: Cleanse
Lancer The Method: Polish
•Lancer R3 (I couldn’t find this.)
•Lancer Soothing Mist (Or this.)
Lancer Sheer Fluid Sunscreen
•Skinceuticals Ultimate UV Defense (Unfortunately, this appears to discontinued).
•Tarte Marajuca Bronzing Serum (This also appears to be discontinued).
SK-II Facial Masks (The O.G. of fancy sheet masks).
SK-II Skin Signature 3D Redefining Mask (Discontinued, or only available in Asia).

All the Other Hair Products She Supposedly Needs

Bumble and Bumble Bb.Curl Anti-Humidity Gel-Oil
Bumble and Bumble Surf Foam Blow Dry
•Redken Diamond Oil Shampoo, Diamond Oil Conditioner, Redken Blonde BBB Spray, Redken Diamond Oil Deep Facets Mask (All discontinued)
Redken Haircolor Stain Remover Pads
Oribe Rock Hard Gel (JLo worked with the stylist Oribe for ten years, and credited him with helping her blossom “into JLo.”)
Oribe Gel Serum Radiance Magic and Hold
Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Mask
Oribe Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray
Oribe Superfine Hairspray
Oribe Superfine Strong Hairspray
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
Oribe Smooth Style Serum Moisture and Hold
Oribe Root Touch-Up (Light Brown)
•Oribe Curl by Definition Creme (Discontinued)
Oribe Masque for Beautiful Color
Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Oil
Kerastase Elixir Ultime Sublimating Oil Infused Shampoo
Kerastase Elixir Ultime Fondant Conditioner
Kérastase Elixir Ultime Oil Serum
•Kerastase Reflection Chroma Reflect Rinse Out (This might be sold-out)
Kerastase Chronologiste Essential Revitalizing Balm
Kérastase Nutritive Hair Balm for Severely Dry Hair
•Kérastase Resistance Substance Constructive Vita-Cement (Discontinued)
Kérastase Discipline Oleo Relax Anti-Frizz Oil Serum
•Matrix Sleek Look 24 Smooth Muti Med Shampoo 1
•Matrix Sleek Look 24 Smooth Muti Med Conditioner 2

All the Other Body Products on the List

L’Occitane Lavender Shower Gel
L’Occitane Neroli and Orchidee
Tocca Stella Bagno Profumato Body Wash
•Hermès Eau Des Merveilles Perfumed Bath & Shower Gel (Discontinued)
Scott Barnes Body Bling Platinum (Her long-time makeup artist, who is also credited with creating the JLo look.)
Scott Barnes Body Bling Original

There Were Also 5 Tanning-Related Items

Gillette Venus Sensitive Women’s Disposable Razors
•Portofino Beverly Hills products (I can’t find these).
Brazil Bronze Anti-Aging Spray Tan Mist
Brazil Bronze Glow Stretcher Tan Enhancer
DS Faux Natural Sunless - 360° Sunless Mist

And 7 Related to Oral Care

•Chapstick Classic
•Cold Sore Treatment
•Colgate Wisps
•Crest with Scope toothpaste
•Johnson and Johnson Dental Floss
•Listerine Mint Mouthwash
•Oral B Soft Toothbrush

These Were Listed Under “AR” (As in A-Rod?)

Aveda Rosemary Mint Shampoo
Aveda Restructuring Gel
Gillette Edge Sensitive Shave Gel
Gillette Sensor Simple 3 Men’s Disposable Razor

And Then There Are the Miscellaneous Ones

•Non-Acetone Nail Polish Remover Pads
TheraTears Eye Drops
Ardell Wispies Demi N3
Ardell Individuals Long and Medium

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How J.Lo Looks So Freaking Good