Countless beautiful people credit Tracie Martyn for their flawless faces and now you can, too.
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, when Tracie Martyn was a make up artist at the apotheosis of the supermodel era, working with photographers such as Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz, the fashion industry was a much less healthy place. Models subsisted on champagne and cigarettes (search YouTube for videos of Kate and Christy backstage) instead of coconut water and sprouted quinoa. Martyn was known for encouraging healthy eating habits among catwalkers and to combat the puffy faces and dark circles, began giving pre-shoot facials at her Brooklyn apartment. Word soon spread and eventually Martyn swapped her blush brush for a machine she created dubbed the Resculptor (it delivers a mild, energetic current to the skin via a caliper like wand), opened a salon downtown Manhattan. Now Martyn has a new Lady's Mile address and an eponymous line of natural skincare, and her books are packed with A-list names including Sienna Miller and Liv Tyler who swear by her Absolute Purity Diamond Facial and Red Carpet Facials. While she embraces technology, when it comes to looking camera ready, the facialist still advocates working from the inside out: "I believe in including enough raw fruits and vegetables in the diet, as enzymes are the key to youth and longevity," she says. "You are what you put on your skin so avoid petrochemicals in cosmetics at all costs because they may not only block your pores but pose a threat to your health."
The Amla Purifying Cleanser midly exfoliates with green papaya enzymes, keeping pores clear with willow bark-derived ealicylic acid, and brightens the skin with Ayurvedic amla berry. It smells amazing, green and fresh, and will keep your skin clear.
This is a super versatile product for moisturizing and lifting the jawline and neck and defying cellulite. It actually mimics the technology I use in my treatments. It contains an ingredient complex called Electriol, which combines different amino acids and coenzymesto literally recharge the skin cells.
Tracie Martyn Carnilift
Supplement Carnitine is made in the body from amino acids and is an important nutrient that is used to transport fat to the mitochondria-the cell's "power plant"-for use as energy. Some people especially vegetarians may not get enough carnitine from their diet, since it is found mostly in red meat, and as a result may end up storing more fat than necessary. Take two capsules daily between meals with a large glass of water.
Thayers Witch Hazel Pads
Sometimes when I travel or when the wind blows up a lot of dust, I feel like I need to wash my face, but often that is not an option. With these convenient witch hazel pads, I can just wipe and feel refreshed. I do follow up with a moisturizer so that I don't dry up my skin.
Bobby Brown Creamy Concealer
Since I am also a makeup artist, I believe in minimal natural looking makeup. This product camouflages dark circles but also hides its own presence by blending in so well.
Fallene Cotz SPF 58 Water Resistant uvb/uva sunscreen for sensitive skin
I like this sunscreen because it is based on natural minerals like zinc, as opposed to chemical sunscreens. Most of the zinc oxide products I tried that provide an SPF of 30 or higher leave your face white. Cotz does not and it has an SPF of 58.
Burt's Bees Nourishing Lip Balm
Our lips are always being attacked by elements, so it's necessary to remember to care for them. I use a different natural and organic lip balm but this one also works for me-it feels great and does the trick.
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