Makeup

24 hours with... Laura McGoldrick

The presenter and host reveals her beauty routine and makeup must-haves.

The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is splash my face with cold water, and apply Dermalogica Ultra Calming cleanser.
After cleansing I use Dermalogica dynamic skin recovery moisturizer which has SPF 50 in it - wearing sunscreen on your face every day is so important.
If I'm not at work, I try to avoid wearing makeup if I can so I can let my skin breathe.
I then moisturize my body (especially my pregnant tummy) with Aveeno Dermexa, it's great for sensitive skin.

I'm very lucky that in my job, I get my hair done for me - so what I do myself is very minimal.
I don't like to wash my hair every day, so on the days I haven't washed it I use dry shampoo - Batise or R&CO Death Valley, which gives it a bit of texture.
When I do wash my hair, I use R+CO Sunset Blvd shampoo and conditioner and a bit of Kevin Murphy Young Again oil.

When I do wear makeup, I love MAC mineralize skinfinish bronzing powder, black eyeliner and lip gloss. If I'm heading out and need to glam up my look I would add a little more contouring, MAC harmony blush and a darker lip.
I like to play around with colors on my eyes, at the moment for eyeshadow I am using two different MAC palettes, Dusky Rose X9 and Burgundy X9.
For special occasions I pop down to MAC in Britomart and let the lovely ladies down there work their magic on me!
Whenever I get my makeup done I'll ask the makeup artist lots of questions so that I can try and replicate what they do.

I always, ALWAYS take my makeup off before bed, it's so important.
I use MAC Pro eye make up remover, Dermalogica pre-cleanse and ultra calming cleanser. I then apply Dermalogica skin smoothing cream and overnight clearing gel on my pregnancy breakouts, and Multi vitamin pore firm on my under eye area.

I get my hair done at Stephen Marr, waxing and spray tans at Sarah Ellis Beauty, Dermalogica facials at Bare Waxing and my nails done at Leah Light.
My celebrity beauty icon is definitely Reese Witherspoon, she's classically beautiful and aging gracefully.
As I've gotten older, my approach to beauty has definitely changed. I think as the years gone by I have become more conscious of how much I need to be taking care of my skin, and the products I’m using.