fave products // charlotte tilbury magic cream

As a model in the fashion industry, I’ve gotten the opportunity to work with some amazing makeup artists over the last several years. Charlotte Tilbury is one of the greats- from backstage at shows to on set at editorial shoots, her passion and skill really shine through. I was so excited when she came out with her own line of products, many of which she had been developing for years! Us models were lucky enough to get a sneak peek at some of those products during fashion week. Charlotte’s Magic Cream was one of of her biggest hits, and I just couldn’t wait to get my hands on a jar once it was officially released. Just look how fluffy and cloud-like it is! This baby is loaded with patented hydrating and youth-boosting ingredients that magically transform the look of tired, dull skin. In-demand hyaluronic acid provides ample moisture, while rosehip oil, camelia oil & vitamin E promote youthful, glowing skin. Fine lines and wrinkles don’t stand a chance thanks to the fancy-sounding BioNymph Peptide Complex, which supports natural collagen production and cell energy while fighting those pesky free radicals. I love to slather on a thick layer post cleanser and serum- it’s so soft and supple! Even better is that it’s free of harsh, irritating ingredients like sodium laureth sulfate and parabens, making it great for those with sensitive skin. If you’re in the market for a high quality dream cream, I highly recommend checking out the Magic Cream stat.

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fave products // shu uemura essence absolue nourishing protective oil

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Working as a model, my hair goes through a lot. With all the products and hot tools used when I'm on set, it's important for me to take steps to repair and rehydrate it whenever possible. There are several great, high-quality hair oils out there, and I'll switch mine up from time to time. Recently, however, I've been loving Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil thanks to its lightweight and non-greasy formula, which is ideal for my fine, blonde hair. There's nothing worse than trying to hydrate your locks, but ending up with an oil-slicked head of hair. I like to use it as a leave-in conditioning serum, both on wet and dry hair, and it really has improved the quality of my hair. Not to mention it helps protect your hair from any hot tools you may be about to use for styling purposes! Essence Absolue leaves me with just the right amount of silky shine, while giving life to my dry and damaged ends. A little goes a long way, so use sparingly, and it'll last you a good, long while!

fave products // w3ll people bio tint multi-action face moisturizer


I guess at this point you could call me a skincare and beauty junkie. I love trying out new products, but I tend to stick to ones that have stellar ingredient lists. In other words, non-toxic, vegan and organic ingredients are a plus. Enter W3ll People, a beauty conscious brand that focuses on advanced performance, natural ingredients, and social responsibility. I love that I can feel good about using these products, as there are no harsh or potentially irritating ingredients involved in any way, shape, or form!

One of the first W3ll People products I tried was the Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer with SPF 30.  To me, this is the best of both worlds: makeup and skincare. I love that I'm getting lightweight, flawless coverage over my entire face, but I'm also protecting it from the sun. With ingredients like coconut, broccoli seed oil, and pomegranate working to hydrate, brighten, and rejuvenate your skin, you can rest assured that this moisturizer packs a punch! I've found that some natural tinted moisturizers pill or get flaky when I apply them on top of my other beauty products, but that is not the case here. Bio Tint goes on super smooth and leaves my skin wth a satin, velvety finish. Besides being free of all the potentially harmful ingredients found in most conventional makeup, an added bonus is that all of W3ll People products are super affordable! Keep an eye out for more reviews soon, as I have a feeling I'm just getting started with this beauty conscious brand. 

fave products // avène mineral ultra-light sunscreen

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By now everyone knows the importance of wearing sunscreen. It helps protect your skin from the sun's damaging UV rays, which cause sunburns and can lead to wrinkles, and can even help prevent skin cancer down the line. Knowing that, you'd think everyone would be wearing it 24/7, however, that's not always the case. I'll admit that I could be more disciplined in this regard, but I'm trying to improve for the sake of my skin, both now and in the future! Eau Thermale Avène is a popular French pharmacy brand that I've come to rely on and enjoy thanks to its expert dermatological care for sensitive skin. Many sunscreens out there are made with harsh chemicals that my skin simply cannot handle, so I prefer to use those that are purely mineral-based (made from zinc oxide & titanium dioxide). Avène Mineral Ultra-Light Hydrating Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+ (Face) is a 100% mineral facial sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF 50 and UVA/UVB filters, is water resistant for up to 80 minutes, goes on sheer without any white residue, and is totally free of fragrance, parabens, and other harsh irritants. As an added bonus, a photostable form of vitamin E provides powerful and effective antioxidant protection! Talk about the full package! I love how it feels, or rather how it doesn't feel, on my skin. It's so lightweight that you'd hardly even know it's there, which makes it great for layering over your other skincare products and under any makeup you may be using. I think it's safe to say this baby has earned a deserved and welcome spot in my daily skincare regimen. 

fave products // nutrafol supplement

My hair has been through a lot. From the chic platinum blonde pixie cut I rocked for a while, to the (almost) daily styling with hot tools and products on set, its strength is definitely put to the test. While I consider my hair to be in pretty great condition, all things considered, I have been noticing some light breakage at the front/center of my head (where my hair parts) as well as near the crown. I personally try not to use any damaging tools or products on my hair, and make it a point to always hydrate with a nourishing oil. Due to the nature of my work, however, it's impossible to completely avoid the culprits. That's where Nutrafol comes in. My hair colorist introduced me to this natural, drug-free hair supplement a while back, and it's a true game changer. Nutrafol works to: 1) Rebalance- helps rebalance harmful levels of stress hormones to reduce follicle damage; 2) Repair- supports hair follicle restoration & helps reduce micro-inflammation; 3) Revitalize- helps revive follicles, increase scalp circulation, & improve follicle function; and 4) Regrow- supports your hair's growth cycle & helps you grow healthier hair. Change doesn't happen overnight, but trust me- if you stick with it, you'll notice a dramatic difference in the quality of your hair. By using the beneficial properties of potent therapeutic plant botanicals (like ashwagandha, biocircumin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid), Nutrafol is able to achieve what vitamins & minerals alone are not: your strongest, fullest, and healthiest hair!