Beauty / IN THE BAG

Scandinavian model Saara Sihvonen on never detoxing and being a homebody

She came to modelling through Finland’s Next Top Model and hasn’t stopped since. Here, Saara Sihvonen shares her favourite workouts and the products she uses to keep it simple.

My morning beauty routine is …
No snoozing. Get up. Wash my face with Globe Hope’s Sieva cleansing gel (an amazing organic product from Finland) and applying a mixture of Laura Mercier’s tinted moisturiser and Embroylisse cream on my face. Et voila!

My night beauty routine is …
After washing the day’s dust off my face with Globe Hope’s Sieva, I apply their Ihana moisturising cream and Valo eye cream. I also like to go to bed quite early to make sure I get full eight hours of sleep.

My favourite products for body are …
I don’t have specific products for body, I like to change things up sometimes, but mostly I use creams that absorb easily and don’t smell too much.

My favourite form of exercise is …
Core and HIIT yoga. Perfect balance of strength and flexibility training. I also love love love dancing.

When my body needs to recover I …
Do nothing special, just chilling out at home is the best cure.

My favourite detox is …
What is a detox?

My favourite retox is …
Champagne.

When it comes to beauty I always …
Keep it simple.

My beauty icon is …
Kate Moss for her effortless beauty looks.

The best advice on beauty I’ve received is …
Don’t overthink it – I guess it works with many things in life.

The best health advice I’ve received is …
Drink enough water.

The product I can’t live without is …
Kerastase Nectar Thermique. It is probably the biggest reason why after all the years as a model my hair is in pretty good condition considering that it’s being done all the time. Nothing beats this product.