Sofia Richie's Guide To Nailing 90s Hair And Make-Up

The model and NIP+FAB ambassador on the right way to work 90s lip liner and why thin brows are never acceptable...

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She's walked for everyone from Chanel to Jeremy Scott, she's got arguably the coolest family ever (Nicole Richie for a sister, hello) and now she's the latest ambassador for skincare and make-up brand NIP+FAB.

Oh, and did we mention she's rocking the 90s comeback better than we did it the first time round? Yup, Sofia Richie has officially arrived.

We caught up with her to discuss exactly how to stay on the right side of 90s hair and make-up (Lionel Richie's ultimate beauty advice included)...

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1. Channel Aaliyah

'I feel like Aaliyah was the dopest chick alive and I think her style is totally epic. If I could be taken back to that time and reborn I'd probably wanna be her.'

2. Look To Instagram For 90s Beauty Inspo

'I follow really interesting blogs on Instagram that post 90s photos and I get a lot of inspiration from them. Although, I definitely can't do the looks myself, I've tried and failed! Instead I'll take those pictures to my make-up artist and say, 'Lets try this look today'.'

3. It's All About The Lip Liner

'I love lip liner. I don't really wear much lipstick, but I will wear lip liner. I wear one that's almost exactly my lip colour - I'll draw it around my lips then I'll put a gloss in the middle. You'd think it wouldn't look great but it does.'

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NIP+FAB Lip Liner, £5.95

4. Put The Tweezers Down

'A 90s make-up trend that shouldn't come back? Super thin eyebrows! I'm not into a thin eyebrow at all, I like to keep mine on the bushier side. I've never touched my eyebrows in my life because I'm scared that they would never grow back. My dad has very thin eyebrows and he always tells me, 'Don't pluck your eyebrows because they wont grow back, like mine!', so I've never touched them out of fear! I just use a clear brow gel to style them and that's it.'

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5. Tendrils Are In

'I always love to have little pieces of hair floating around, sort of like the 90s tendrils. Generally when I'm at home in LA I part my hair to the side and slick it down into a bun. People are always like, 'You love this hairstyle so much' and I'm like 'I dye my hair so much that I actually have a bottle of conditioner in my hair right now trying to bring it back to life, but thank you!' Whenever I have my slicked wet look hair, it's always just got a load of conditioner dumped in it.'

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6. Leave The Butterfly Clips At Home

'There used to me these little horn things and butterfly clips that people would do with their hair - I tried it once and I've never looked scarier in my whole life. Rihanna can pull it off and thats it. I instantly took mine out so there was no photo evidence!'

7. Take Tips From Your Mum

'Ever since I was a little kid, I would sit on the counter at home and watch my mum do her make-up.Then, when she left the house, I'd sneak into her room and put lipstick all over my face. She was so good at lining her lips and filling them in, and she'd always have perfect winged liner. It's so annoying - to this day I cannot put eyeliner on myself and she just kills it.'

8. Work The Supermodel Contour

'I love a contour. I'm not great at doing it myself, but every time a make-up artist asks me what look I want to do I'm always like, 'Give me a cheekbone, just contour the crap out of my face!'. If I do it myself, I've got my different shades of brown that I brush on and I love using highlighter.'

NIP+FAB Contour Palette, £15

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