Marina Raphael is aware of her approach round a magnificence bag. The equipment designer and sixth-generation member of the Swarovski household designs luxury handbags which have been noticed on the arms of J.Lo, Megan Fox, Katie Holmes, and extra. She performs with supplies and textures—wool, braided leather-based, canvas, feathers, raffia, and crystals—to create sculptural, embellished bags which are successfully moveable artworks. Raphael’s love for maximalism additionally applies to her skin-care routine.
The 24-year-old loves discovering new merchandise and appreciates a high-low mixture of manufacturers. Speaking to her on the telephone is like buying and selling magnificence secrets and techniques with a pal. She’s heat, enthusiastic, and actual: “I’m not obsessive about luxurious manufacturers; I actually take note of the feel and high quality of the merchandise,” she tells Glamour. “So long as the product is nice and feels good on my pores and skin, that’s what issues.”
As a younger entrepreneur, Raphael travels rather a lot. One week she’ll be visiting the manufacturing unit in Florence, Italy, the place her purses are made. The subsequent, she’ll be taking press appointments in Paris and London. Then she’s off to Austria to go to the Swarvoski headquarters to study concerning the newest in crystal innovation. The dedication she has to rising her model is matched by a ardour for giving again; Raphael is concerned with a handful of native charities around the globe that she visits commonly, just like the Black Jaguar White Tiger Foundation in Mexico and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
Regardless that Marina Raphael is nearly at all times on the go, her skin-care routine by no means misses a beat. “There’s a lot that may have an effect on your pores and skin whenever you’re touring—from adjustments in temperature to native climate to being on a airplane for a very very long time. It’s vital for me to search out time to maintain myself; it’s a type of self-care,” Raphael says. “Each time my pores and skin feels good, I additionally really feel higher.”
Evidently, she retains her beauty bag stacked with trusted minis she will be able to use regardless of the place she finds herself. Right here, the jet-setter shares her favourite merchandise for Glamour’s Drop the Routine.
I haven’t experimented an excessive amount of with cleansers truly. My favourite one is the La Roche Posay Effaclar Cleansing Gel.
I like the Barbara Sturm Balancing Toner. The formulation is de facto mild and nice on pores and skin—I like to get it within the journey measurement. Once I’m in a rush, I’ll apply this plus a skinny moisturizer and a few basis, and I’m good to go.
I’ve been utilizing Skinceuticals’ C E Ferulic serum for a couple of 12 months now. Generally I’ll apply it within the morning, however I often reserve it for the night when I’ve extra time to undergo my routine.
I like the La Mer moisturizer—the model has stunning bottles and packaging. The feel of this cream is so mild—it’s not heavy on my pores and skin in any respect—which is one thing I actually like. I’ll wash my palms totally after which therapeutic massage the product onto my face with my fingers; each time I take advantage of it, my pores and skin feels glowing.
My eye cream
I picked up my eye cream from my mother, who swears by the La Mer Eye Concentrate Eye Cream.
My face masks
I did a collaboration with Vichy some time again, which is the place found a masks that I actually favored: Vichy Mineral 89 Fortifying Instant Recovery Mask. I’ve at all times been an enormous fan of the model, however one of many merchandise that basically stood out to me was this face masks. It delivers outcomes immediately, and I take advantage of this each within the bottle kind and as a sheet masks.
My spot therapy
Each time I really feel a blemish come on, I’ll apply a bit Kiehl’s Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment at evening, and it really works superb in a single day. I additionally use 111Skin Three Phase Anti Blemish Booster.
My face mist
I just like the Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Face Mist rather a lot. The [formula] is skinny and refreshing and nice for touring round with.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Hydrating Face Mist
In the summertime I like Heliocare 360’s SPF 50. It’s light-weight and tinted for simply sufficient protection—it’s like carrying make-up. Within the winter I like Barbara Sturm’s sunscreen drops. I’ll apply just a few each time I’m going exterior.
My lip balm
My favourite lip balm is the Laneige Lip Sleep Mask. It’s the one one I take advantage of, and I like to use plenty of it within the morning and night. Since it may be fairly sticky, I truly use a Q-tip to use it as an alternative of my fingers.
Talia Abbas is the senior commerce editor at Glamour.