What’s In Laura Prepon's Bag? | People Magazine

What’s In Laura Prepon’s Bag?

IF, like us, you’ve been a fan of That Seventies Show since it first aired in the late nineties, you were no doubt already familiar with Lauren Prepon when she first appeared as Alex Vause on Orange Is The New Black. She’s conquered the world of television with not just one, but two hit shows (so far), but what you might not know is that she’s also an author and director. Not to mention being a full-time mom too. She keeps her private life pretty private, but she’s not shy to share her secrets to looking fab.

Carter Circle Crossbody Bag: R699, By Witchery, Woolworths

Don’t Need No Pro

EVEN her personal make-up artist Tina Turnbow admits that Lauren does a great job of doing make-up on her own. ‘She’s even great at applying her own lashes!’ Fun Fact: she did the hair and make-up for both of her sisters’ wedding.

Quad Eyeshadow: R130, Yardley And Volume Eyelashes: R64.99, Eylure


LAUREN loves all things coconut. ‘I’m cooking a lot with coconut oil right now, and I also love coconut water.’

Coconut Water (330ml): R29, By Raw C, Faithful To Nature

A quirky detail about Lauren is that she tweezes all her friends’ eyebrows. For free! Who wouldn’t want a celebrity styling their brows?

Slanted Pink Tweezer: R330, Tweezerman

RED. Platinum. Black. She’s rocked it all! But her natural hair colour is a beautiful auburn. We’d love to see her as a redhead again!

Excellence Creme In Rich Auburn: R114.95, L’Oreal Paris

Cash Flow Problemo

“I’M bad about putting my money into my wallet, so I have cash free-floating at the bottom of my bag. My friends have to take my purse and put my loose bills away for me.”

Brooklyn Frame Wallet: R399, Forever New


WE know peanut butter is an excellent source of protein and nutrition, but Lauren is all about raw almond butter. Pop this in your bag for a healthy snack.

Almond Butter: R119, By Oh Mega, Yuppiechef



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover

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