Keep Your Skin Youthful With These Celebrity Antiaging Secrets
One thing Joanna Vargas knows is how to keep her celebrities red carpet ready with her singular spa treatments and skincare products. She was recently featured with a host of skincare experts and what they do to keep their clients looking youthful and beautiful. One thing she advices all of her clients is that looking this good takes consistency. And that is the secret to any beauty routine.
by Jessica Cruel
Steal Antiaging Secrets From Celebrities in Their 30s
OK, you’re pushing 30 . . . don’t panic! Even if you were a complete antiaging recluse in your 2os, there is still time to enter the next decade with endless grace and fewer wrinkles. And who better to steal skin care secrets from than the actresses who remain looking forever young? These Hollywood starlets may be in their 30s, but there’s nary a dark spot in sight. Their beauty favorites range from drugstore classics to cult luxury elixirs and even a DYI recipe. With this shopping list under your belt, you can celebrate your 30s without a worry line in sight.
Emily Blunt, 31
When you get on the other side of 30, it’s customary to up your makeup game. But Emily’s makeup artist, Jenn Streicher, will tell you skincare still important, too. She uses Somerville Hydrating Quench Serum Kate ($65) on Emily before applying foundation for a dewy glow.
Kate Bosworth, 31
Yes, the megamodel is pretty much flawless on the red carpet, and it’s hard not to swoon over her dewy skin. You can curb your jealousy by grabbing her go-to face savior, the SK-II Facial Treatment Mask ($90) — Katie Holmes and Cate Blanchett are also fans. Kate keeps her refrigerator stocked with these cloth masks to keep from looking tired after jetting across continents.
Jessica Biel, 32
essica is a known fan of the Éminence Organics skin care products, and like any porcelain-skinned actress, she swears by daily SPF. Try Éminence Tropical Vanilla Sun Cream SPF 32 ($68). The beauty lesson here: a strict sunscreen regimen equals fewer wrinkles at 40.
Jessica Alba, 32
Should you start using retinol now that you’re in your 30s? Jessica does! This gorgeous actress keeps her skin looking fresh by using Shani Darden Retinol Reform Serum ($95) every night. She’s also a fan of the Koh Gen Do makeup line. We can’t promise amazing skin like hers, but it’s worth a try.
Michelle counts on star facialist Joanna Vargas to keep her complexion clear before big red carpets. But in case you aren’t in NYC to make an appointment, you can get a similar glow using Joanna Vargas Daily Serum ($85), aka immaculate skin in a bottle.
Kate Hudson, 34
One thing we know for sure is that we are deeply jealous of Kate’s skin. But luckily we don’t have to go that far because she’s open about her skin care favorites. The actress swears by Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream ($37).
She also has a love of DIY recipes. So if you can’t get your hands on her product pick, try whipping up her favorite brightening mask recipe of strawberries and lemon juice.
Jaime King, 34
Don’t worry about asking for an in-depth microdermabrasion treatment for your 30th birthday. Instead, gift yourself a tube of Skinceuticals Micro-Exfoliating Scrub ($30). It’s one of Jaime’s antiaging favorites. We’re also stealing her daring makeup and hair manifesto — like that time she sported blue hair.
Kerry Washington, 37
Remember back in your 20s when you fell asleep in last night’s eyeliner? Two words: crow’s feet! Take a page from Kerry’s skin care guidebook and remove your makeup before bed. She uses Neutrogena Makeup Removal Wipes ($6) every night. Being that she’s a busy mom-to-be and award-winning actress, you have no excuse!
Drew Barrymore, 39
Even pregnant with her second child, Drew shows no signs of losing her flawless complexion. She credits her glow and pimple-free skin to Dickinson’s Witch Hazel Oil-Controlling Towelettes ($7), which you can buy at any drugstore along with her affordable makeup line, Flower. Drew also doesn’t leave home without her Aquaphor Healing Ointment ($7) to moisturize dry lips and hands.
Amy Adams, 39
This award season, Amy swept the red carpets by storm. And based on her radiance, you would never guess that this talented redhead is pushing 40. Amy relies on a few prestige beauty products including Tatcha Camellia Cleansing Oil ($48) and La Mer Cream ($155) to mask her age. Forty who?