Beauty / IN THE BAG

Ajiér Manasseh on the beauty icon you should be following and the best drug store buy for soft skin

Ajiér Manasseh

She's the fresh faced Sydney model who is quickly becoming the face to know. With her the journey has just started but the road is long.

What is your morning beauty routine?

I don’t do much to my skin in the morning, I cleanse with Dermalogica Special Cleanser, then apply the Dermalogica Active Moist moisturiser

What is your night beauty routine?

At night I do a full skincare routine, I cleanse with Dermalogica Special cleanser and exfoliate with the Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant. Then I tone using the Dermologica Multi-Active Toner. Then I apply the Dermalogica Intensive Eye Repair, and the Active moist moisturiser.

Describe what you do for a living? What does a typical day look like for you?

As a model, on a typical work day start an early casting or a photoshoot. Castings don’t take long and the shooting depends on what is the schedule I’ll be on that day. 

What is the supermarket/ drug store/ chemist beauty product(s) that you use and love?

I am currently using Go Fresh Cool Moisturiser Body Wash. It makes my skin so soft and it smells so refreshing. 

How do you keep fit/ healthy? Does exercise form a large part of your routine?

When I have a less busy week, I try to exercise at least three times a week to help me stay fit and healthy.

What cosmetic procedures/ professional treatments do you have as part of your beauty routine?

I don’t do any professional treatments at the moment. 

What do you do when your body needs to recover?

When my body needs to recover I eat, sleep, and take a hot bath

What is the one non-negotiable in your beauty routine?

I used to not moisturise my skin at night time because of my oily skin. I’ve learned that it’s important to always keep your skin hydrated even if it is oily. 

Do you have a beauty icon? Who are they and why?

Yes, Jackie Aina. She’s an amazing beauty guru, she inspired me to start taking care of my skin. 

What is the best advice on beauty you’ve received?

Make sure to drink lots of water, moisture and wear a sun cream. 

What is the best advice on health you’ve received?

Eat well, exercise and make sure to have a good eight hours of sleep

What is the one product you can’t live without?

The one product I can’t live without is Mario Badescu lip balm