Welcome to Shelf Life, the place celebrities break down each final element of their magnificence routines from the very best hair on their heads to the information of their toes. Right now, mannequin and actor Brooke Shields reveals the multi-use make-up stick she swears by, her struggles with nail development, and her secret weapon towards breakouts.
Brooke Shields and sweetness have a really bizarre relationship. They’re sort of like ex-spouses who’re hesitantly studying to be buddies once more years after a tumultuous divorce. When you’ve adopted her decades-long modeling and performing profession — which started earlier than she was even a yr previous — or watched her 2023 docuseries, Fairly Child, I don’t really want to elucidate it to you.
As Shields places it, “Magnificence… it is at all times been a job.” And it’s a job that’s positioned her in uncomfortably vivid spotlights and underneath microscopes for public consumption and scrutiny all through her whole life. Due to this, she’s tried to not dedicate a lot of her off-duty time to magnificence, however watching her two daughters turn out to be interested by it’s beginning to change issues.
“It is now turn out to be extra gratifying to me from dwelling via it with ladies, younger ladies — their appreciation of it and their strategies. I am beginning to take pleasure in it via them,” she tells Attract. “As I’ve gotten older, I am beginning to take pleasure in skincare and make-up extra as a result of it is a type of self-care, and the ritual of it’s calming. It is good to come back again into it at this stage of life.”
Mainly, Shields is in her reclamation period, catalyzed partly by her partnership with True Botanicals, which started in 2021. “It is good as a result of it is on my phrases,” she says. “I am not following the fad.” As a part of that partnership, Shields broke down her whole magnificence routine for us, together with her hyper-hydrating skin-care habits, the manicure and pedicure she will’t go with out, and her favourite pared-down make-up merchandise.
Hairstylists by no means need me to indicate up [to shoots] with actually clear hair as a result of it is invaluable for them. They at all times find yourself dirtying it up as a lot as they will with root spray or one thing in order that my hair does not go flat. So I attempt to maintain it trim, to maintain it wholesome, however not wash it so usually.
[When I’m not working,] I attempt to maintain it moisturized and never brush it an excessive amount of in order that the pure waves in my hair will not fuzz out. I like to go away it moist. If I have to type it, I am going to use sizzling rollers.