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The Irish TV presenter and model is super careful about what she puts on her face. She tells us why these 12 products are her essential beauty buys
If you've ever suffered from breakouts you'll sympathise with model and television presenter Vogue Williams, who tells us she's 'extremely cautious' about what she puts on her skin.
"I have to be really careful with my skincare choices as I went through a period of having acne for a number of months and it is really hard to get rid of, " says Vogue, 34, who six months ago became a mum to Theodore. She and husband Spencer Matthews met on Channel 4's The Jump and now have their own show Spencer, Vogue and Baby Too on E4.
"Now that I have finally managed to clear my acne, I’m keen to ensure it doesn’t come back. I use brands like Dermalogica and Image to help maintain clean and healthy skin.
"I’ve tried and tested so many products over the years and truly believe that once you hit your mid-twenties you really have to start looking after your skin," says Vogue, who counts these 12 products as her beauty essentials.
"When it comes to beauty, I stick with what I know works for me, as such I am very particular about what I use, this mask is so creamy and hydrating it does the job as soon as I put it on. Plus it’s great for sensitive skin during the winter!"
"My beauty regime is quite regimented, it involves taking my make up off, exfoliating, then applying serum followed by a really good night moisturiser. This serum is a bit of an investment but so worth having – it’s like having a salon at home!"
"I use brands like Dermalogica and Image to help maintain clean and healthy skin. SPF is so important to use every day, not just when you’re on holiday. I’m obsessed with this moisturiser because it’s so light but protects your skin all day, with or without makeup."
"This eye cream was created by a real doctor, Dr Maryam Zamani, so you feel like you’re in good hands. This really does what it says on the tin as it’s so silky and smooth."
"This moisturiser smells amazing and is perfect to use straight after a shower or before bed. It makes your skin look & feel amazing!"
"This foundation is just gorgeous – the packaging, the texture, it’s amazing! Plus it comes in a pot and not a tube so there’s no waste, which is a bonus."
"I am obsessed with Charlotte Tilbury.The Pillow Talk range is so simple and gorgeous, it’s the perfect nude shade and I wear it constantly."
"This lipstick goes so well with the Charlotte Tilbury lipliner, it’s the perfect combination and like I said – I wear it constantly!"
"First of all, I just love the names of The Balm products, and the packaging is so vintage and quirky. The highlighter itself is one of my all-time favourites, plus being a powder it’s super lightweight and buildable."
"I look for products that I know work for me. Nars powder is always my go-to, whether it’s pressed or loose powder, the formula is always amazing and keeps my make-up looking matte and in-place all day."
"Crème de la Mer has always been a favourite of mine, it leaves my skin in such good condition and full of nutrients to give a brighter and dewy look, especially during these winter months when it is cold, my skin can get so dry."
"Since having Theodore, I’ve been busier than ever and I’m constantly lacking sleep. This concealer hides everything from blemishes to dark circles, and I swear by it. I eat a healthy diet, getting in lots of green vegetables and fish to help keep my skin clear but I do have my guilty pleasures – one being dark chocolate. I’ve discovered Lily O’Brien’s 70% Dark Chocolate Share Bags, which keep my sugar cravings at bay, having just one or two an evening."
Image: Evan Doherty. Vogue Williams has partnered with Irish chocolate brand Lily O’Brien’s for the launch of the Share Bag collection www.lilyobriens.co.uk
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