The actress has been a fan of affordable hair products all along.

By Renee Cherry
October 16, 2019
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Eva Mendes could no doubt afford the priciest haircuts, but she still hits up Supercuts from time to time. Not only that, she broadcast her appreciation for the mall chain to her Instagram followers.

Mendes posted a photo of herself draped in a Supercuts cape with fluorescent lighting overhead.

"Ok this is a terrible angle but thought you guys would like to know that yea, I stop into @supercuts every once in awhile," she wrote. "Y que?!" ("Y que" translates to "So what?!")

The whole thing might seem staged, but Supercuts clarified on Twitter that her post was "#NotAnAd". (Related: Eva Mendes Shares the Fitness and Beauty Tips That Keep Her Looking So Damn Glowy)

The fact that Eva Mendes would hit up Supercuts actually isn't out of character. She's mentioned numerous drugstore beauty products in interveriews over the years. When it comes to hair, she's all for affordable at-home treatments. A Telegraph story on her beauty routine revealed she uses Infusium 23 Moisture Replenisher Leave-In Treatment (Buy It, $10, target.com), a moisturizing treatment with avocado and olive oils. (Related: 9 Hair Masks That’ll Bring Damaged Hair Back to Life)

An even cheaper option, coconut oil is another of Mendes' favorites. "I'll just leave it in my hair and put a shower cap on it and sleep with it overnight," she told Byrdie. "I stay away from the scalp; it's not so much a scalp thing for me, because I tend to like a drier texture with my everyday hair. I go after that beachy look, but obviously, that can leave your hair feeling unhealthy, so I really like this coconut oil trick." She's totally on to something: Coconut oil has conditioning properties that can make hair more flexible and resistant to breakage. (See: 5 Natural Ingredients That Can Work Wonders On Your Hair)

Mendes has also offered several hacks that can save not only money but time if you're trying to put off a wash. She's recommended Psssst! Dry Shampoo (Buy It, $7, ulta.com), telling ABC News that it's a "great product and so inexpensive!" Another one of her tricks: She relies on scarves as a solution for bad hair days.

Mendes is always serving gorgeous bombshell curls, so clearly affordable hair solutions can factor into expensive-looking hair. She definitely makes a case for experimenting with low-price options.

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