Normally, we sip morning tea at our desk while catching up on emails, so a change of scenery is always welcome. Today, our surrounds have been transformed, namely to the plush blue sofa of Kate Upton’s apartment in the Hamyard Hotel. Why? To share everything with the model and face of Bobbi Brown makeup; skincare tips, makeup tricks, even a pot of green tea.
I have a facialist in New York. Her name is Anne and she works at Advanced Skincare. She introduced me to this skincare brand called Osmosis, which I use at home in between visits. It’s amazing.
I try to work out as much as I can. I like to do workouts that are lengthening and specific for women’s bodies and also lightweights, bands and bodyweights, but I mean, the most important thing is eating healthy.
The difference that layering with more than one type of mascara makes. It's such a big difference and never clumps.
Bobbi’s big on mixing products, like using the cream blush on your lips and your cheeks and using the shimmer brick as a shadow as well as a blush. I picked up those because it makes using makeup more convenient. You don’t have to pack as much into your makeup bag.
Yeah, I do a three step smokey eye. I use two different browns, so a lighter brown and a darker brown, and I cover my eye in the light brown and then just smudge the outter corner of my eye with the dark brown. It takes like five seconds.
I use a brush or a blender. It’s like a little peak egg and it blends stuff really well. I think it’s easier and it’s not so messy.
Line the outside with a pencil and put lipgloss in the middle.
There was this makeup artist who said always start with pretty and then build on from there; like if you want to go smoky or crazy, whatever, but just start with pretty. It really stuck with me. I think starting with really great skin is starting with pretty, so a really nice foundation, a nice blush, maybe a bronzer, something like that.
There are probably three things that I do every day, actually, maybe four. I even out my skin with foundation, put on mascara, brush my eyebrows and do a lip because it makes me look dressier instantly.
Yeah, I brush them up every day to make them look fuller. I would like to do them properly everyday but if I’m in a time crunch, I’ll just brush them.
Whatever works with the outfit. If I was wearing a little black dress, I would do a lip but then if I’m wearing more of a colourful thing, I would do a smoky-eye… sometimes, maybe both.
Yeah, for sure! Break the rules. I feel like, you know, you dress for photographs and it all kind of dies out with a flash anyway. When you go out at night you can do two together, right? During the day it might be too much.
Yeah, yours! I get very inspired by makeup, it’s my creative outlet and you know, women are so creative with makeup. Like, almost any time I see someone, I’m like, I’m going to copy your exact outfit, exact makeup, exact hair, but I think that most of us do that to all women, it’s fun.
I’m wearing yours. We’re going to switch makeup!
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