Beauty / IN THE BAG

Katie Braatvedt’s good vibrations

She’s the New Zealand-born model and architect with the ultimate in shaggy locks and low-key style. When it comes to beauty, Katie Braatvedt knows the power of a little positivity.

My top five beauty products are …
Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micelle Solution water
Avène Cleansing foam
Mecca Cosmetica To Save Face SPF 30+ sunscreen
Lanolips 101 ointment
M.A.C lipstick in Lady Danger

My travel beauty routine consists of …
I use a heavier moisturiser like Embryolisse before a flight and drink lots of water. All the air conditioning in airports and hotels dries out my skin.

The best beauty secret I’ve learnt backstage is …
The skin prep is the most important part. Makeup artists use really good cleanser, essential oils and moisturiser before they start with the look.   

When it comes to beauty I always …
Keep things in perspective. Confidence and positivity will make you glow way more than any beauty product.

My beauty icon is …
Marion Cotillard.

My biggest beauty indulgence is …
I don’t even want to think about how much money I spend at the Thai massage place at the end of my street.

The best advice on beauty I’ve received is …
Drink lots of water, wear sunscreen, and remove your makeup before bed.

The best advice on health I’ve received is …
A happy body is a healthy body.  

The product I can’t live without is …
Bioderma makeup remover.