Beauty / IN THE BAG

Simplicity rules for Alexandra Agoston

It’s a face that transfixes. Bold brows, a light sprinkling of freckles and her favourite smudgy eyeliner when the occasion calls. When it comes to beauty, Alexandra Agoston has learnt from the best.

My top five beauty products are …
Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micelle Solution water
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré moisturiser
Mario Badescu Facial spray with Aloe, Herbs & Rosewater
Clinique All About Eyes serum
Glossier Perfecting Skin tint in Medium

My travel beauty routine consists of …
I always clean my face before getting on a plane, lots of moisturiser, no makeup and a natural face spray.

The best beauty secret I’ve learnt backstage is …
I have worked a lot with the legend makeup artist Pat McGrath, I could never do makeup like her but what I really learnt is the importance of prepping your skin. Before applying makeup she always cleans your face and takes a few minutes to massage in a great moisturiser, you can see the difference, your face mussels relax and the increase in circulation fixes any early morning call time sleepy face.

When it comes to beauty I always …
Keep it simple, I own one great smudgy black eyeliner and that’s pretty much it for makeup.

My biggest beauty indulgence is …
Going on holidays …

The best advice on beauty I’ve received is …
Not to pluck my eyebrows!

The product I can’t live without is…
Egyptian magic.