Teen Vogue, my secret go to when I want to know what's really haute. Seriously..who knows better than a teenage girl (like duhhhh)?
Enter Leighton Meester of Gossip Girl fame, nauturally gorgeous, and this month she shares her beauty secrets, most of which are surprisingly affordable. Teens everywhere take note-it doesn't take piles of make up to look good when you're 16..trust me on this one. There's a saying "true beauty is wasted on the youth". You'll figure it out when you hit your late 30's. For now, lay off the foundation, and take a cue from the Gossip Girl and Teen Vogue
Certainly, Blair's impeccable appearance wouldn't be complete without those ultraglossy chestnut locks. Unsurprisingly, hair-care megabrand Herbal Essences took notice of Leighton's enviable mane and signed her on as its new global ambassador. "When my hairstylist, Charles Baker Strahan, first began using their hairspray on me, I was like, 'That smells good.' Then I discovered their Hydralicious line, which is great for my heat-styled locks," she says. She also uses L'Oréal Paris Bare Naturale Mascara, Smith's Rosebud Salve, and Clarisonic's skin brush every day. Her go-to scent—composed of vanilla, white tea, and fig notes—is truly one of a kind. "I mix my own perfume," she reveals. "I must say, my current creation is very pretty!" ~Jane Shin Park/Teen Vogue
Full disclosure: I can talk the talk but let it be known that as a teen I wore both green mascara and blue satin eyeshadow. Together. There's another saying..those who live in glass houses....