What are a few of the finest make-up and styling methods that you’ve got discovered out of your time as a mannequin?
I simply obtained the chance to work with Sir John on the Met. He’s Beyoncé’s make-up artist. I’ve discovered plenty of methods and plenty of suggestions alongside the way in which, however he is undoubtedly [given me] one: This space proper right here [across the forehead] and this space down [from the forehead to the nose], preserve it powdered. Nothing else, simply actually focus on that T-zone, and never bringing your blush too far in, which I tend to do.
Working with contour too — beneath your cheek, out of your temple beneath your apples, and actually utilizing your fingers and fingers to heat that up. And do not forget your jaw.
As you become older, lotions are generally higher than powders, however [you want to] attempt to go away as a lot dewiness as potential. I do know it sounds bizarre, however I do imagine in setting spray. There are plenty of [brands] that do it very well [and] it does maintain your make-up. Milk has an incredible new primer they only got here out with that I actually like.
Rodial has a banana low-lighter that I’ve been utilizing, and it is most likely the only finest [one] out there. It provides you that little little bit of pop with out making your self look too white.
Just a little white eyeliner, beige eyeliner, inside the attention might be top-of-the-line suggestions and methods, as a result of it makes you look awake. So as a substitute of doing a darkish, do a cream or a white, and it actually opens up the eyes and makes them larger. Watch your shimmer too, since you do not need to appear like a shimmer ball … What appears nice in individual appears actually oily and greasy in a photograph.
I feel the very best concept for trend is that laying out your appears, determining what you are going to put on. I only recently went to Saint-Tropez [in France] for a marriage and my birthday, and understanding what I used to be going to put on made it a lot much less disturbing and retains you from over-packing, which I are likely to do. Like what are you going to put on for lunch? If you had three bathing fits, are you actually going to put on all three, or are you simply going to put on two?
And tailoring is basically essential. Be finest mates together with your tailor. Ida, who’s most likely in her ’80s, she works with Monique Lhuillier, and he or she did my customized robe for the Met. I’ve by no means met a girl who might tailor like that. … Quite a lot of your native dry cleaners could have an incredible tailor who’s been there [forever], however tailoring is basically, actually essential.