We all marvel at the flawlessness of our favorite celebrities and wonder how do they look so good all the time! It is hard work to take care of oneself despite the busy schedule and hectic lifestyle. However, there are some tricks that we can learn from the experts instead of trying to find the secrets ourselves.
Beauty secrets and regimes have been passed on through generations. Owing to the technology and the current lifestyle, there have been secrets that have been developed over time as well. Not all solutions require expensive purchases and significant dent on your pocket.
Here are 7 stars who share some of their beauty secrets:
The Oscar award-winning actress is world renowned for her sense of style and beauty. Born in Mexico City, she is the daughter of the Kenyan politician Peter Anyang Nyong’o. Lupita prefers the short crop to have the Afro pick at all times. She moisturizes her hair during the night with Miss Jessie’s Baby Buttercream. She swears by avocado oil for moisturizing her skin and hair as well, especially during winter time. Avocado oil with its rich benefits is the best treatment to improve skin texture for Lupita.
Winner of the Africa Movie Academy Award and to be the first actress to ever do so, Genevieve Nnaji is the talented beauty we adore. She shares, “I can’t do without a makeup remover. Also using the right products for makeup is extremely important.” Get a trusted makeup professional from VConnect to do your makeup for an important event so you know the products used are genuine. She continues, “Always wash your face before going to bed. I used NO7 white makeup remover.” Cleanse and tone your skin regularly so it can breathe. Get a home facial treatment from Vconnect.
Nigeria’s sweetheart, she is one of the biggest exports of Nollywood. Omotola Jalade is loved for her beauty and is popular for not just her beauty but talent as well. She follows these simple rules to keep the glow of her skin intact. Drinking a lot of water to help the skin stay hydrated, Get enough sleep and sleep soundly, she uses baby lotions and moisturizers. Omotola also regularly exfoliates her skin and maintains it. Hire a Body care specialist from VConnect to regularly maintain your skin.
Popular American TV star, Ashley Madekwe was born in London to a Nigerian father and English mother. She is also a serious blogger with a youthful and super cool style sense. “I like to use mascara and my go-to product is Shocking by YSL. Since my skin is oily I use cream blush instead of powder blush. It melts right into the skin! I generally swear by a natural dewy look when it comes to everyday makeup.”
The Nigerian American actress shot to instant fame by starring as ‘Crazy Eyes’ on Netflix original series- Orange is the New Black. She has also won the prestigious Emmy Award for her role. She always has a picture ready face with her characteristic bold lip paint. She swears by Makeup For Ever, foundation from illamasqua and loves red and berries for lip colors. The crazy inmate from the series is a fashionista and thinks of Naomi Campbell and Beyonce as her fashion inspiration.
“Happiness is the key to beauty”, says Caroline Chikezie. She feels that meditation and finding inner peace is the key as a happy mind leads to a happy face. If meditation does not work for you, you can get a therapeutic massage at home from our experts by availing a massage at home. She also says that the beauty market for black women is improving manifolds with makeup companies introducing a number of products and foundations for darker colors. She uses a wet sponge while applying a foundation. She also uses dance as a form of exercise and loves Reggae music.
Nigerian American actress, writer, and director, Adepero Oduye wear multiple hats with aplomb. She has played important characters in critically acclaimed films world over. She is known for her gorgeous mane and creative hairstyles. Water is the ultimate BFF for your hair, she says. She spritzes hair sectionally with water before blow drying it. She also gives a monthly steam treatment as a hair treatment to soften it and alleviate breakage. Also get your hair trimmed every 2-3 months, she shares.
We hope the beauty secrets shared by your favorite stars help you to get the skin and hair you want. Remember to feel gorgeous to look gorgeous. You are beautiful in every way as long as you feel it!