Watch Cindy Crawford Do Her Getting-Out-the-Door Morning Beauty Routine

The 53-year-old American supermodel has many lessons to impart, with an ageless beauty regimen that can be executed in under 10 minutes.

Filmed at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hill

Released on 3/19/2019

Credits

Featuring: Cindy Crawford

Transcript

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[bright music]
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Hi, I'm Cindy Crawford, and I'm gonna show you my typical
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morning routine, which is, of course, getting skin care on
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and getting out the door as fast as I can.
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So I'm gonna start my skin care.
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I've already washed my face,
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and I love our new Melon Serum from Meaningful Beauty,
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and this really is like a collagen booster.
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So start with that.
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It's not greasy at all and it goes right into the skin.
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Especially on days where maybe I've been a little,
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I don't know, stayed out a little too late
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or I'm a little puffy.
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I'm gonna use my eye cream, which I use every day
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and every night, but I'll show you a little secret
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that a makeup artist taught me, which are these.
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It looks like a drink, mmmm, but they're actually not.
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They're these little golden balls, and I like to put 'em
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in a glass of ice water, and just, they're so soothing.
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Upper and lower eye.
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So I think they have little gold flakes, which,
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they don't come out of the ball,
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but it's supposed to do something.
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In any event, it feels good.
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As you can see, it's making me a tiny bit red,
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but that goes down right away.
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I use my Meaningful Beauty Day Cream which has SPF 30.
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Okay, so now my skin's prepped.
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My mother never wore makeup.
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You know, I only ever saw her with, like, Noxzema,
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or some, you know, Ponds, or Oil Of Olay cold cream.
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And when I started modeling I knew zero
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about makeup and skin care.
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My very first modeling job, that was Do Your Own Makeup.
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I went and bought a foundation.
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I went and bought some mascara.
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And the job was with Iman and Dianne deWitt,
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and these divas were, like, painting themselves,
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and I just remember standing in the mirror, kind of
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trying to mimic what they were doing, and in the actual
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picture I end up, I look like a little girl,
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and they, you know, are like.
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So now I'm gonna start putting a face on.
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Very basic face.
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And actually, I called my,
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I did a makeup book about 15, no god, 20 years ago
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with a really good friend of mine,
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makeup artist Sonia Kashuk, and we called it Basic Face,
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because that's what most women need to know:
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How to get, just like, your basic out-the-door face.
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You wanna have, like, your simple routine that you know
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you're going to feel good in case you run into someone
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that you used to go to high school with [chuckling].
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So this is my basic face.
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So I love this BY TERRY foundation, and it just clicks up,
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and I kind of put it on
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with the applicator that it comes with.
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And then I use a separate foundation brush.
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I find, I don't know, I'm liking the finish
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from using a brush.
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It buffs it out in a way, too, that
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I find I need less powder, which, as I get older,
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I'm not a big fan of powder 'cause it tends to
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settle in those fine lines and wrinkles.
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Concealer.
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It has an emollience,
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see under the eyes?
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'Cause I don't want that area to look all dry and cakey.
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Kevyn Aucoin, I remember working with him the first time,
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and he really showed me the transformative powers of makeup.
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Mostly it was so weird.
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Like, first he completely erased your face.
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I remember looking in the mirror at one point
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and all I saw was two eyes and my nostrils.
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But then, the way he built it up, almost to the point
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where he painted an expression on your face,
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and it was so flawless and amazing and, you know,
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realizing how makeup can do that.
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Most women don't wanna wear that every day
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and it's not practical.
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I mean, it took him, like, two hours,
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but it just, you know, sometimes
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it's just those little things, like an eyebrow or mascara.
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They, you know, they can just finish a look.
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Okay, so now I've done my under eye concealer.
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I use a different color and a different texture
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if I have, sometimes here I have, like, little
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hyper-pigmentation, and I love this NARS stick
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'cause it's a little thicker.
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Like where I want slip under my eyes,
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if I'm putting concealer here and here,
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I don't want it to slip.
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That's lookin' pretty good today, I'm lucky.
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I don't like to use a lot of powder now,
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but if you do put any kind of foundation or something on
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you do have to set it a bit, so I've been using this CHANEL,
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and I think it has, it's called Healthy Glow,
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and it also has SPF, and it's this color,
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and I [blowing on brush],
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I just kinda put it on.
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Make sure I blow off the excess.
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And even here, but, [blowing on brush] hardly any.
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Just enough to set that little
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bit of concealer under my eyes.
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After that you want to comb up your brows.
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Thank god I did not over-tweeze my brows when I was young,
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'cause I still have pretty good brows,
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and if I notice any little holes
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I'll fill it in.
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One of my lessons that I've said to Kaia, I'm like,
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Don't over-tweeze your eyebrows.
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You will regret it later.
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Fortunately that bushier look is in now
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so she hasn't been tempted yet.
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So for my every day eye, this is a little old school,
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I like a little bit of a crease
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so my lid doesn't look heavy.
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Just do, basically, my lid.
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So it's not a lot, it's just to give me a little bit of
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depth there so my lid doesn't look like it's dropping down.
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Then just to finish the eye, it's called Lash Stiletto.
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What I like about this mascara is the brush.
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And I'm not, I don't do bottom mascara
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'cause it always ends up, it drops on me
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'cause I have really long lower lashes so,
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unless I'm on a shoot, I just keep it on the top.
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Definitely I have found as I've gotten older
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I wear way less makeup.
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I would say that's the biggest evolution for me
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which is kind of counter intuitive, but that also means
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that taking care of your skin is more important
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'cause you're not covering it up with makeup.
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Sometimes, to be honest with you,
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I do learn tricks from Kaia.
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I think the amazing thing about the young generation
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is stuff like this.
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Like, if she wants to learn how to do a cat eye, she learns.
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She just YouTubes it and all the sudden she'll come out and,
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Oh look, I tried this new look today.
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And then I'll be like, Wait, how'd you do that?
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[chuckling] And she'll show show me.
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Okay so, see, very minimum eye,
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my husband hates makeup, so,
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this is already too much makeup for him,
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but I do explain to him that
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women do makeup for other women, not men.
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Blush.
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So I like this stick, JOSIE MARAN, and it's, again,
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it's creamy, and that's probably another transition
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that I've made as I've gotten older is
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I want creamy more than dry.
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And you know, it's that, that little smile
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on the apples of the cheek.
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Hung Vanngo teases, he's like,
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Oh, you're still a 90s girl.
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But I do like a little bit of color in my face.
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Love the Charlotte Tilbury, mmm.
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It's kinda like a gloss, but with good color.
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Now like that.
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I always said I liked the lip that looks like you bit it,
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and you just have, like, a little extra color.
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And then take my pin out.
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Pull my hair down.
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You know there were certain models that were really good
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at doing their own makeup, and loved it,
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like Linda Evangelista.
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I remember sitting backstage and she could
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paint a brow, and her lip liner.
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That just was never me.
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I, you know, I could do it if I had to, but
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I didn't have a lot of confidence in doing my own makeup
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and even Christie, Linda, you know, we kinda
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all watched each other and learned from each other,
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but the tips and tricks really came from the makeup artists.
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So that's it, and I am ready to get out the door,
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and I hope you liked it, bye.
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