Beauty / IN THE BAG

Antonina Petkovic’s home truths

Hers is a face you can’t forget, with honey-toned skin and hair you wish was yours. RUSSH regular Petkovic takes us through her beauty bag, full of secrets from her homeland, and shares the rules her mother taught her.

My top five beauty products are …

La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Rich cream
Origins Modern Friction Natures Gentle dermabrasion
Nuxe Reve de Miel Ultra-Comfortable Body cream
Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micelle solution
Natural propolis cream that I get from a village in Serbia

My travel beauty routine consists of …
Cleansing my face, nicely massaging cream on and putting lip balm on.

The best beauty secret I’ve learnt backstage is …
That prepping skin before putting make up on is essential.

My favorite beauty look for a night out is …
Red lips and a little bit of mascara.

My beauty icon …
Is my mum.

When it comes to beauty I always …
Try to keep everything as natural as possible.

My biggest beauty indulgence is …
A massage.

The best advice on beauty I’ve received is …
The one that my mum gave me, not to use a lot of makeup.

The product I can’t live without is …
The propolis cream from Serbia that I mentioned above.
It’s a lifesaver and I use it all the time for my face, lips, cuts, burns, etc. It fixes everything!