Ageless Skin Secrets
How does Christie Brinkley look this incredible at 61? Sure, she works out and eats well (her favorite snack is an apple), but the supermodel also knows a few beauty tricks that pick up where her amazing genes leave off.
How do you take care of your skin?
I’ve been exfoliating for the past 40 years! At the beginning of my career, I read that men look about five years younger than women because they shave every day, which exfoliates the skin and gives it a fresh appearance. I thought, “I don’t want men to have a five-year advantage on me. I’m going to exfoliate too.”
And now you have your own product line.
They say if you can’t find what you need, create it. I wanted the best anti-aging ingredients and environmentally sensitive packaging.
What’s the first thing you do in the morning?
I make a cup of warm water with lemon. Some days I add a little manuka honey and cayenne pepper [on the rim] to jumpstart my body.
How do you keep your stomach in shape?
Planks [she does them daily].
And your arms?
I use my neck cream on them. It has special tighteners.
Any good hair tips?
I wear my own line of extensions, Hair2Wear.
Is it annoying or flattering to hear people say, “You look good for your age”?
I prefer “You look good,” but when they add “for your age,” I’m still flattered.
Brinkley says her day cream, which shields skin from UVA, UVB and infrared rays, “is like having a giant umbrella over you.”
Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare
Recapture Day + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Cream, $69; Kohl’s stores nationwide
CHRISTIE IN 1983 AT 29 YEARS OLD!
Lip Lover in Casse-Noisette, $23.50; lancome-usa.com
“These sheets will help keep your makeup fresh all day long.”
Deep Clean Long-Last Shine Control Blotting Sheets, $6.49; neutrogena.com
1 Bob, 4 Ways!
FREIDA PINTO’S FRESH BOB, AND EVERY SINGLE WAY SHE STYLES IT, HAS US WANTING TO MAKE THE CUT TOO
Freida Pinto is addicted to her new do.
The proof? After turning her shoulder-grazing lob (a long bob) into a chin-length bob last November, the actress told her hairstylist Shaylee Blatz a mere two months later, “I want to go shorter!” Blatz obliged and gave Pinto highlights. “Because Freida’s hair is straight, it was important I did a piecey cut and dimensional color to create the appearance of texture.”
“There is so much you can do with this haircut,” says L’Oréal Paris hairstylist Mara Roszak, who used a 1-in. GHD curling iron to give the star sophisticated, 1930s-inspired waves.
“We were in Miami, so the vibe called for a sleek look, almost as if she was fresh out of the water,” says hairstylist Bryce Scarlett.
The actress made a statement of her own at Milan Fashion Week, pairing her subtly streaked bob with a deep berry lip.
Pinto provided plenty of warm-weather inspiration when she paired a bright orange lip with beachy waves.