Beauty / IN THE BAG

French actor Joanne Palmaro on her love of the sun, dancing and endless pasta

And god created woman. Splitting her time between her native Paris, the coast of Italy and summers in Sydney, hers is a life we can easily envy. Here, French actor and screenwriter Joanne Palmaro shares why pasta can only be good for you, the benefits of balance and products that become a part of your life.

My morning beauty routine is …
Half an hour of coconut pulling. I clean my mouth and drink at least half a litre of alkaline water with a squeeze of lemon juice.

My night beauty routine is …
Simply, taking off my make up with a non-soap cleanser and I put a night cream on.

My favourite products for the body are …
The old Nivea tin can, coconut oil and Esterel by Thomsen beauty.

My favourite form of exercise is …
Dancing like crazy and walking for at least one hour a day.

When my body needs to recover I …
Just power nap or sleep. I read one page and a half of a good book, slowly close my eyelids, put the book on my chest and I just fall asleep like a baby.

My favourite detox is …
A day of fasting.

My favourite retox is …
A XXL bowl of spaghetti everyday followed by a delicious tiramisu which means ‘pull me up’ in Italian ironically.

When it comes to beauty I …
Try to control my appetite because I am a veracious crocodile when it comes to food.

My beauty icon is …
Sophia Loren because we share the same passion for pasta.

The best advice on beauty I’ve received is …
Drink water at your body’s temperature.

The best health advice I’ve received is …
A daily routine of Vitamin D for 20 mins, a plant-based diet, exercises and 1.5 litres of water, minimum.

The product I can’t live without is …
My perfume. It’s a true love story. It’s part of my body’s surface, I feel skinned without it.