Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Kate Moss talks holiday beauty with Stylist

Kate-Moss-St-Tropez_Getty.jpg
Kate-Moss-St-Tropez1_Getty.jpg

No-one does holiday glamour like supermodel Kate Moss, the new face (and body) of St Tropez. Stylist talks inspirations and beauty routines with fashion’s ultimate muse.

Picture credit: Getty

What’s your morning beauty routine? Any advice for us?

If I wake up looking tired and puffy, I fill a sink with ice and cucumber and submerge my face. It tightens everything making you look and feel instantly awake. It is a bit Joan Crawford – but it works!

You’ve travelled the globe many times over. What’s your foolproof tip for beach-ready skin?

I exfoliate with a body scrub beforehand to ensure I get a good even tan. I always use SPF and I do plenty of Pilates before I get there.

Who is your ultimate beauty icon?

I’m into that glamorous Studio 54, ultra-glam era. Like Jerry Hall. I love that Seventies girl who was sexy – she had the hair, the lipstick and the all-round glamour; they were ready for anything – most importantly, a good time.

What’s your biggest inspiration?

I love photographic books. Especially those about houses and gardens. Also music, I was watching The Rolling Stones films which are quite inspiring and all of a sudden I was finding tasselled leather jackets in my wardrobe – very Mick Jagger. David Bowie also really inspires me. I love old films and movie stars, I’d love to look like Veronica Lake.

You’ve had an iconic career to date, but is there anything you’d still like to achieve?

I have had a go at singing in the past with Bobby Gillespie [from Primal Scream] and Jason Spaceman for Spiritualized. It was really fun doing it, but I don’t think I will ever be in the charts! You don’t know though, never say never. But singing isn’t a focus for me. Fashionwise, I have been so fortunate to work with the best photographers. But there’s one man I’d love to work with, Spanish photographer Javier Vallhonrat. I adore his pictures.

St Tropez is available at st-tropez.com and from Boots, Superdrug, Debenhams, Selfridges and salons nationwide

Related

cover-hero.jpg

Pictures: Kate: The Kate Moss Book

Top-50-UK-islands.jpg

Top 50 islands in the UK

TRU272374.jpg

Life in the bronze age: the great tanning debate

Comments

More

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

Cara Delevingne explains why she really shaved her head

“My agents and managers were like, ‘Please don't! Why would you do that?’”

by Kayleigh Dray
19 May 2017

Nearly a quarter of women “don't shave their armpits”

Long hair, don't care

by Anna Brech
19 May 2017

The golden rules of brushing your hair

Stylists share their do’s and don’ts

by Anna Brech
18 May 2017

Celebrity hairdresser has a controversial tip for washing your locks

Are you tempted to try it?

by Sarah Biddlecombe
15 May 2017

Gender reveal nail art is now a thing

Mum-to-be manis

by Anna Pollitt
15 May 2017

How to care for your locks throughout each season of the year

Stylists share their tips on seasonal nourish routines

15 May 2017

Everything you need to know about microblading

The pathway to perfect eyebrows has arrived

by Jasmine Andersson
12 May 2017

12 of the best non-toxic beauty buys on the high street

From make-up to hair care

by Stylist
12 May 2017