Expert’s Top 5: Dr Vanita Rattan


The Consultant Aesthetician for PharmaClinix & founder of the Hyperpigmentation Clinic reveals the contents of her makeup bag

Check out Vanita's expert profile here.

  • YSL Faux Cils Mascara

    YSL Faux Cils Mascara

    This gives the darkest and fullest lashes that I’ve ever had, without wearing false lashes.

    It's perfect for a dramatic evening look.

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  • MAC Concealer

    MAC Concealer

    This is fantastic for keeping the under-eye area bright – it also helps to draw more attention to the eyes.

    Dark circles occur due to venous leakage under the skin and can be very difficult to treat. Sometimes the best option for now is concealer!

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  • Simple Makeup Wipes

    Simple Makeup Wipes

    These are excellent at removing dark makeup gently without pulling at the skin.

    The more you tug at the skin the more you traumatise it, which causes unnecessary sagging.

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  • PharmaClinix Sun Blockex

    PharmaClinix Sun Blockex

    This has an SPF 50 so is perfect for protecting skin and preventing hyperpigmentation and UV damage to the skin.

    I always wear this underneath my makeup.

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  • Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

    Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

    This palette features a range of nude colours which can be blended to create subtle and sophisticated eye makeup for day, or chic and sultry looks for night.

    It's the only eye palette you'll ever need.

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