Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Meet your new beauty advisor, Gwyneth Paltrow

restorsea.jpg
gwynniehero.jpg

Now she's conquered the worlds of acting and lifestyle blogging, Gwyneth Paltrow is turning her expertise to beauty.

In an interview with People to publicise her new collaboration with luxury beauty line Restorsea, the 41-year-old actress and Goop editor revealed the personal details of her beauty regime, right down to exfoliation, which she assures us is "super important".

On Cleansing

“I try to always cleanse my skin and moisturise at night. I’ve gotten a lot better at it.

“I used to just wash my face with a wash cloth and water. But now I’m 41, so I need to be a girl and deal with products and put them on and stuff. I still think a hot wash cloth is a really good exfoliator, and I still use it. But I put a cleanser on first. Exfoliation is super important. A hot wash cloth and good scrub.”

Her top beauty tip

“If you have a good sweat everyday it’s so detoxifying and good for your skin tone.”

Her make-up rules

  • Max Factor mascara “works better than really expensive ones”
  • It's all about a "pretty basic palette"
  • She avoids brown lipstick: “I think as you grow into yourself you know what works for you. So you don’t really follow trends like you do when you’re 20. Brown lipstick, I don’t think I’ll be bringing that back.”

On Restorsea

“I really loved how this [Restorsea] smelled and felt, so that’s what drew me to keep using it. Then I saw a real change in my skin. When they approached me, I thought this was fantastic."

The beauty line's USP is that it uses an enzyme from the waters of baby salmon - it keeps the skin looking dewy, apparently - and Paltrow has spoken of how she loves the fact the company was started by a female entrepreneur, Patricia Pao.

However, Restorsea is currently embroiled in a $6 million (£3.4 million) lawsuit. Pao has accused Aqua Bio Technology, which supplies the elusive salmon enzyme, of breaching an exclusivity agreement by marketing its own products, the New York Daily News reported.

Images: Rex Features, Restorsea

Related

Alice-Bartlett-nail-art-2.jpg

The coolest nail art ever?

beautyhero.jpg

Beauty products of 2014

beauty-disney-hero.jpg

Best beauty looks in Disney

hero2.jpg

10 Best Moisturisers for now

rexfeatures-766667i.jpg

The world of movie make-up

hero.jpg

Beauty mantras from old-school Hollywood stars

Comments

More

Armpit tattoo designs are here to inspire you

Pit-ink is here for the long-haul

by Jasmine Andersson
23 Jun 2017

Hair inspiration from the world’s most famous music festivals

Exuberant trends through the ages

19 Jun 2017

Fresh, on-trend festival hair styles we love

Hot new looks to re-create this season

12 Jun 2017

Ten quick and easy hairstyles you can create in 60 seconds or less

Fast beauty on the go

by Sarah Biddlecombe
07 Jun 2017

Hot festival hair trends of summer 2017: a day by day guide

A leading stylist creates his go-to looks

01 Jun 2017

82-year-old grandmother gets first tattoo in memory of late husband

The childhood sweethearts were married for 53 years

by Sarah Biddlecombe
01 Jun 2017

This is the high street moisturiser we’re buying every 18 seconds

People all over the world are positively obsessed

by Kayleigh Dray
01 Jun 2017

People are getting this tattoo in honour of Manchester attack victims

And Ariana Grande has broken her silence on the bombing

by Moya Crockett
30 May 2017

Susan Sarandon’s ageing tips are as excellent as you’d expect

Good lighting is everything

by Moya Crockett
26 May 2017

Queen Elizabeth II has been wearing this nail varnish since 1989

And it only costs £7.99

by Kayleigh Dray
25 May 2017