Cindy Crawford’s Beauty Essentials

The iconic model makes skin care a top priority and doesn't feel guilty when she can't find time to exercise

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“What I try to teach my daughter is that less is more. You look great—not your makeup.”

Foundation: Lorac Sheer Porefection, Guerlain Terracotta Skin Healthy Glow.

Blush: Josie Maran Argan Color Stick.

Lipstick: Charlotte Tilbury. “Her range is great. I don’t like foundation-y colors. I want my lips to be in the realm of natural.”

Mascara: Maybelline New York Lash Stiletto Ultimate Length Mascara. “I don’t like the molded brushes—I like the old-fashioned ones.”

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Josie Maran Argan Color Stick in Spice, $22,; Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips in Super Cindy, $32,; Lorac Sheer Porefection Foundation, $34,; Maybelline New York Lash Stiletto Ultimate Length Mascara, $9,


Shampoo and conditioner: Kevin Murphy Hydrate-Me.

Colorist: Myles Haddad. “I always tell young girls, ‘Don’t color your hair until you have to.’ “

Hair accessory: Y.S. Park gold hairpins. “They’re beautiful for putting your hair up in a quick bun.”

With daughter Kaia Gerber. Photo: Cindy Crawford

Y.S. Park hairpins, $42 each,


“If I’m working 12-hour days in Rome, I’m not getting up at six in the morning to work out. It’s not going to happen, and I don’t feel bad about it.”

Weights, lunges, and squats: “What works best for me is three days a week in the gym with my trainer [Sarah Hagaman].”

The great outdoors: “There’s a hiking trail five minutes from my house, or I’ll go biking with my husband.”

Equipment: Mini trampoline.

Food philosophy: The 80-20 rule. “That’s achievable. I don’t want food to be the enemy. But I’m not one to eat bread, pasta, or fries.”

A.M. pick-me-up: Genmai Cha green tea. “With the popped rice in it—that’s my morning drink.”

Working out with her trainer. Photo: Cindy Crawford


Skin-care regimen: Meaningful Beauty Vitality Oil, Glowing Serum, Antioxidant Day Crème SPF 20, and Anti-Aging Night Crème. “The great thing about having your own skin-care line is you have your own products.”

Microdermabrasion: Every three to five weeks with facialist Cristina Radu.

At-home treatment: Elemis Body Detox Skin Brush and Neutrogena Body Oil.

Photo: Studio D

From left: Elemis Body Detox Skin Brush, $45,; Neutrogena Body Oil, $10,; Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Night Crème, $50,

From: Harper’s BAZAAR US

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