Lauryn Bosstick of The Skinny Confidential Shares Her Beauty Routine
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Lauryn Bosstick has been fortunately filling our Instagram feeds with Barbie pink for greater than a decade by way of The Skinny Confidential. However behind the Legally Blonde aesthetic, there is a fearless and infatigable entrepreneur who makes use of her platform to serve her neighborhood in any manner she will be able to. Proper now, meaning creating magnificence merchandise that ladies really need, and telling folks’s tales on the podcast she hosts together with her husband, The Skinny Confidential Him and Her Podcast (opens in new tab). “We have had folks on which have 5 followers, prefer it’s not about that,” Bosstick tells Marie Claire. “It is extra about sharing a fascinating, attention-grabbing, compelling story.”
By now, The Skinny Confidential puff-fighting Ice Roller (opens in new tab) and Hot Shave facial razor (opens in new tab) have achieved rattling close to cult standing, and Bosstick is tough at work getting ready to launch extra merchandise for the road. Plus there’s the blogger’s debut e-book, appropriately titled Get the F*ck Out of the Sun (opens in new tab), which got here out final summer time and is chock-full of magnificence suggestions from Kristin Cavallari, Chriselle Lim, Dr. Barbara Sturm, and different members of the wonder elite. If that seems like lots, it is as a result of it’s—however Bosstick has discovered the key sauce for getting all of it carried out. It is referred to as “habit stacking,” and it was coined by James Clear in his bestseller Atomic Habits (opens in new tab). So on the subject of taking good care of herself, you may usually discover Bosstick answering emails whereas strolling on the treadmill, or making her 2-year-old’s breakfast with a sheet masks on. All the time on model, the influencer shared her magnificence routine with us… whereas getting her make-up carried out, clearly.
Rise and Shine
I normally get up at 7 o’clock. I’ve a really, very psychotic morning routine that I attempt to hit. It does not occur day-after-day, however I actually suppose that it units me up for achievement. I’ve actually sat down and considered what my non-negotiables are within the morning, and that is gentle, motion, hydration, and meditation. So the second I get up, I open the shades to flood our room with gentle.
I hydrate [with] lemon water I’ve by my mattress with chlorophyll drops in it. I meditate for half-hour a day, which has taken me a very long time to work as much as, nevertheless it’s modified my life, and I feel sitting with your self is so underrated and considering time is so underrated. It is helped me change my enterprise, my relationship, my friendships… And I’ve like noise-canceling headphones and a crystal eye masks, and freakin’ toe stretchers, and eucalyptus, like I habit-stack lots. These are all issues that I’ve picked up from podcast visitors and thru the weblog. I have been capable of discuss to so many people who find themselves extremely profitable, and put collectively their routines to make my very own. After which I make the mattress as a result of I need to have a pleasant house, and I transfer. I’ve to maneuver. I do not test my cellphone within the morning, I do not even have a look at it for 2 hours. I do not need to scroll by means of it, I do not need it to be wherever in my ether. I am on my cellphone all day lengthy for work, it is actually the very last thing I need to do. And one other factor that I do for routine that I feel is admittedly necessary is studying. I am an enormous reader, and I put that first even earlier than work.
[I do] tons of magnificence stuff, nevertheless it’s fast. It is habit-stacked. Folks suppose I’ve this, like, 30-minute magnificence routine, I do not. I barely put on make-up after I’m in Austin. My principal challenge is puff, and that is been my challenge for the final 10 years. So the very first thing I do for my magnificence routine is 100-percent ice—I’ve to have ice. Whether or not it is ice at a lodge, the place I am dumping my face in a bucket of it, or it is an ice dice, or it is my Ice Curler that I’ve created over the past 5 years, I’ve to have chilly remedy on my face. Often I am going to put chilled eye pads on my face and a few serum and stroll round letting these eye pads sit. I really like taking a masks and strolling round and multitasking within the morning, after which ice-rolling over the masks, that feels superb. However I haven’t got like a 10-step routine; it is some serum, it is an oil, and it is positively ice, all the time ice. I might say the entire routine takes 5 minutes, until I am sporting a type of sheet masks—I am going to depart that on for half-hour and ice-roll over it.
I do not wish to eat very first thing within the morning. That is so random, however I am going to eat kiwi earlier than I work out, as a result of it does one thing to my blood sugar, with chia seeds or black sesame seeds or hemp seeds. Then, after I work out, I normally can have a cup of oatmeal and two scoops of protein powder and make a mush, and put berries on it with almond milk to get protein in. However I’m not an enormous eater within the morning. I love to do water, minerals, chlorophyll inexperienced powder. I work out normally from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., so it is in all probability about 12 [by the time I eat]. I wish to intermittent-fast within the morning.
I by no means put on make-up after I’m in Austin, however If I am in L.A., I put on it each single day. On video, on digicam, on podcast, I normally have my make-up carried out 5 – 6 days every week—not all the time carried out by somebody, nevertheless it’s carried out on the whole. After which, it is good to let my pores and skin breathe in Austin.
[When I do wear makeup,] I do not like eye shadow, I do not like eyeliner. I like an excellent contemporary, dewy look: youthful, a brushed up forehead, a variety of concealer on the eyelid to brighten the whites of the eyes, after which I like a transparent lip. I do not like a ton of make-up on my face; I feel that it ages me. The one factor that is form of feisty in my make-up is an enormous lash, like particular person eyelash extensions.
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Proper now, I am actually considerate about what I am placing on my face apart from make-up. With pores and skin, I am all the time checking the labels.
Each single product that we [The Skinny Confidential] have launched has been community-driven, and it has been issues that I really use. The Ice Curler took 4 years. The razor took three years. So how I take advantage of every is: ice on the face within the morning, particularly after a hangover or should you’re pregnant or should you ate an excessive amount of salt. It is f*ckin’ superb. With that, you should utilize The Skinny Confidential Ice Queen Face Oil (opens in new tab). It really works in tandem with the Ice Curler to tighten the pores and skin. Oil is one thing I have been utilizing since highschool. I actually suppose it’s the key to youth on the subject of wrinkles. I put it beneath my make-up, I ice roll with it, I am going to put it on at night time throughout my face.
After which now we have the razor, which I am so enthusiastic about as a result of I feel nobody’s been speaking about shaving their face, however so many individuals do it. It makes your make-up a lot glowier, it permits your skincare to penetrate deeper, and it exfoliates the face. There’s this outdated saying that males age a lot slower than ladies, and that is as a result of they shave their face. They’re exfoliating on a regular basis. We thought a lot that it must be normalized that we launched a shaving cream with it. It is the primary ever ladies’s [facial] shaving cream, and it is really good to your pores and skin. Every thing could be very a lot designed with the woman who’s utilizing it in thoughts. Like I do not need it to gather cobwebs in her drawer. I shave my total face—clearly not my eyebrows. I shave all of the peach fuzz on the facet of my cheeks… I do not shave my nostril, however I am going to shave my total mustache space. I have been actually shaving my face since highschool. We have had so many readers and influencers attempt it, [and] it doesn’t develop again thicker. I’ve by no means had somebody attain out and inform me that it grows again thicker.
Each day Playlist
I really like listening to bossa nova. It is my favourite music to hearken to, it is on on a regular basis in our home. I simply discover it to be so stress-free. At night time, I hearken to—it is a frequency, it is not music—it is referred to as 528 Hz, and it principally places your mind in a lessened nervousness state. Once I flip it on, my daughter is aware of it is time to go to mattress, so it is form of a habit-stack.
For my exercises, I used to do pilates on a regular basis and I nonetheless do, however I observed that my physique composition wasn’t shrinking. I carried out weight lifting and it utterly modified my physique. I used to be enormous whereas pregnant with [my daughter] Zaza and the burden lifting throughout the being pregnant has tight-wrapped the whole lot. I do this three days every week. [I don’t] elevate heavy, heavy weights. I do a variety of units with a low weight.
After which I like to stroll. I like to do pilates, Melissa Wooden Well being yoga, and a variety of stretching, a variety of steps. I am going to attempt to get 15,000 steps in. Once more, you are able to do that whilst you’re on a convention name, you are able to do that whilst you’re having espresso with a pal, like as a substitute of sitting and having espresso, I am going to habit-stack that assembly. I am actually, actually into multitasking. If I can stroll on the treadmill and return emails for an hour, nice. Anyplace the place I can simply get it in, as a result of I do have a 2-year-old, and I simply need to make it occur.
Taking house for your self is completely not egocentric. It makes you perform to be one of the best model of your self. I’m a lot of a greater mom when I will take house to myself—whether or not that is train or a sound tub class or meditation or doing a sheet masks within the morning. I’ve to have these moments, and I am not going to apologize for it. I am a working mother, identical to my husband, and folks ask me on a regular basis if I’ve a nanny. I’ve by no means heard anybody ask my husband if now we have a nanny. Ever. So I simply suppose that self-care is so necessary, and you’ll be multifaceted these days. You’ll be able to have self-care, you possibly can have a husband or a spouse, you possibly can have youngsters, and you’ll form of do all of it and you do not have to be apologizing for it.
I in all probability wash my hair as soon as each week and a half—and folks do not perceive this, they suppose it is disgusting, however I swear to God it is preserved the thickness of my hair. I do not see the purpose of washing my hair each different day. I discover this to be such a waste of time, until I am getting a blowout. This product, it is referred to as Magic Myst (opens in new tab), and it is by In Widespread, and it actually helps between blowouts. After which, so far as coloring my hair, it is few and much between proper now, however generally I am going to use OLAPLEX (opens in new tab) after I’m not pregnant. For hair progress, I really like scalp therapeutic massage, as a result of I really feel prefer it stimulates the scalp and I like to microneedle my scalp. I’ve actually observed an enormous distinction with each of these issues.
For the scalp therapeutic massage, you are able to do it in your individual bathe, no drawback. Get a scalp massager off Amazon (opens in new tab), it is $10. I do it to my husband on a regular basis too, it is actually good for the hair progress and hair stimulation. It is really an outdated Hollywood tip that I realized from a variety of actors who’re males and far older. After which my microneedling I simply do at dwelling, I’ve a microneedler (opens in new tab) and earlier than I am about to get in mattress, I am going to do one other habit-stack, I am going to simply roll it over my scalp a few instances. You do not go throughout your scalp, you simply go over the scalp line.
I really like Baccarat (opens in new tab). I like the way it lays on my pores and skin. After which I really like this random tangerine scent by Pacifica Beauty (opens in new tab) throughout the day. It is tremendous gentle and contemporary, and one other scent I really like is Egyptian musk oil (opens in new tab). It was Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy’s favourite scent. It’s extremely masculine and it is tremendous gentle and I really like that on my wrist. I in all probability put on the orange throughout the day after I’m figuring out, Baccarat at night time, after which right here and there, simply each time I really feel prefer it, the Egyptian musk.
I feel Patrick Starrr is fabulous. I feel he is utterly damaged boundaries and he is actually opened house for folks to be themselves. I really feel like he is so himself, however he additionally loves make-up and completely glamming, and big eyelashes. We interviewed him and he is fabulous. And there are such a lot of ladies I really like too—Molly Sims is unimaginable within the magnificence house, Kristin Cavallari. There are such a lot of ladies which have paved the way in which on this house, too.
Currently, I have been heating my ice curler up with scorching water and it feels so good at night time scorching, and it holds the warmth due to the fabric. After which I really like a serum, I really like OSEA (opens in new tab), I really like YINA (opens in new tab). I am utilizing a variety of pure merchandise proper now once more as a result of I am pregnant. I am going to do The Skinny Confidential oil, tons of it throughout my face, and normally some form of balm. So after I go to sleep, I look moist. I feel Marilyn Monroe stated this too, she would put Vaseline throughout her face. I like that moist look. I sleep on my again! Or generally if it is so moist, I am going to lay like an additional silk pillowcase down on prime of my pillowcase.
We solely have purple lightbulbs in our room, so it is both sunny and pure gentle or it is purple lightbulbs. It is so good as a result of it tells our physique when to wind down. That is been an unimaginable hack for sleep—I’ve by no means slept higher. The 528 Hz music is unimaginable, after which everybody must put money into a weighted blanket, it’s so good. Such as you actually go to sleep instantly. After which I am an enormous fan of leaving my cellphone outdoors the room and studying off a Kindle. It is on the bottom gentle and it is helped me to learn 20 instances extra, and it is not a harsh gentle to wind all the way down to.
I’m studying Pretty Things (opens in new tab), and it is actually, actually good. Very juicy. I simply completed The Almanack of Naval Ravikant (opens in new tab), which is unimaginable should you’re in enterprise. I additionally simply completed The Push (opens in new tab)—which I shouldn’t have learn pregnant—it is a thriller and it is creepy. Verity (opens in new tab) by Colleen Hoover is so good, too—that is creepy, simply completed that. After which I am listening to The Daily Laws (opens in new tab) by Robert Greene—I am an enormous Robert Greene fan—and The Daily Stoic (opens in new tab) by Ryan Vacation. I like to learn. It is actually a manner for me to take a look at.
Is that this throughout being pregnant or pre-pregnancy? As a result of throughout being pregnant, I’m so boring. I’m in mattress at like 8 or 8:30 p.m., and I’m asleep by like 9:15. So it is an early night time, I am exhausted. Pre-pregnancy, I used to be in mattress in all probability at 10 p.m., and asleep by 10:30.