Exclusive: My Everyday Beauty Routine, by Julianne Hough
Hi Byrdie readers! This month I’m here to talk about my daily beauty routine. You may have seen the announcement that I’m going on tour again this summer with my brother Derek! I am so excited that I could barely keep the news a secret until we announced, and I can’t wait to hit the road. But life on a tour bus is way different than when I’m at home with my everyday essentials. I have to embrace low-maintenance substitutes for my usual beauty fixes, like using toothpaste to spot-treat a blemish for example (#fancy). So before life gets crazy, I’m focusing on keeping up the daily routine that keeps my skin looking fresh and healthy at home—until it’s time to hit the stage every night. Keep reading for my daily beauty routine!
In the morning, I like to feel really fresh, so I'll wash my face with cold water first thing out of bed. I try to go more minimalist with my everyday look—I feel like I did a make-under when I came off of Dancing With the Stars. My hair wasn’t all bleached blonde, the tan wasn’t so heavy, and I didn’t have eyelashes and lip-gloss on every day. It was more about letting my skin show—and breathe—so that’s how I try to keep it on a daily basis.
If I feel a big pimple coming on, I like to get a really cold washcloth, or even an ice cube, and kind of massage the area a little bit. I feel like that takes the swelling down at least. I don't want to pop it because then it will be too hard to cover with makeup the next day.
Before bed, I pack on the same Proactiv+ cream that I use in the morning, and then I use a ton my La Mer lip balm. I try to keep really, really hydrated at night because I tend to get dry. And I always have a water bottle next to my bed. Moisturizer, lip balm, and water! It’s nothing too special but it works for me.
What are your go-to daily beauty essentials? Tell me in the comments, and tell me what you’d like next month’s topic to be, too! I’d love to know what you’d like to hear more about from me! Until next time!