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KiKi Layne Swears This $20 Cleanser Is the Key to Helping With Acne

So now we’re turning the tables on Layne to get recommendations on how she unwinds, the skincare remedy that is working wonders, and the snack she will’t get sufficient of (don’t fret, it ships nationwide). Time for Your Fave’s Faves

My favourite method to loosen up

“A great soak in a bath with a glass of red wine. Most recently I’ve discovered Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Matcha Green Tea Relaxing Foaming Bubble Bath. It’s so good because it’s not overpowering. It’s super nice. They even have one that has almond in it called Pure Epsom Salt Soak—Shea Butter and Almond Oil, as well as the Foaming Bath with Pure Epsom Salt and Hemp Seed Oil, and it’s so great. We all just need those relaxing moments.”

Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Matcha Green Tea Relaxing Foaming Bubble Bath

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Dr Teal’s Epsom Salt Moisturizing Shea Butter and Almond Oil Foaming Bath

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The sneaker splurge I stand by

“My favourite sneaker are these sparkly Louboutin sneakers which might be pink with crystal studs. They are so snug. They’re insane. It’s like, ‘Am I going to go to Ralphs [grocery store] in these sneakers? OK!’ I’m not afraid of sparkles. I modeled for Kate Spade, so I’ve sparkly Kate Spade footwear, luggage, rings. Kate Spade undoubtedly sparked my sparkle obsession, and I’m very blissful about that.”

Keds x Kate Spade New York Glitter Sneaker

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The accent model I’m loving proper now

“I really like massive jewellery developments and moments, particularly some gold hoops. But a jewellery line I simply found is TL Retro. I can’t wait to purchase extra as a result of they’ve actually cool attention-grabbing items.”

My skincare savior

“My face is in the worst place its been in a very very long time, so I truly discovered this pure zits specialist right here in Cincinnati, however she ships allover. It’s known as the Pure Skin Beauty Bar. She’s a Black lady, and he or she focuses on serving to folks with their zits, particularly Black girls with their zits. I’ve solely been utilizing her merchandise for a couple of weeks and I’ve already observed an enormous distinction. I eradicated the whole lot else that I used to be utilizing, and have simply been utilizing her stuff. It’s made an enormous distinction.”

The make-up staples I swear by

“I’m obsessive about the Huda Beauty Re-Mastered Rose Gold eyeshadow palette. Yo, that palette is the whole lot! I really like these metallics which might be in there. I additionally love Pat McGrath’s lipglosses—all of them. They are simply so moisturizing however not sticky. I’m like, ‘Thank you, Pat. Thank you.’ Another go-to gloss for me is Dior’s Addict Lip Gloss in Berry Glossy. I completely love the shade. I’ve additionally been utilizing Yara Shahidi’s glosses that she has with Bobbi Brown, and Fenty’s basis was actually a game-changer for me. I hadn’t realized I wasn’t being as attentive to what my undertones are, so I’m very grateful for what Rihanna did with that. I really like the Invisimatte Blotting Powder since I get so oily. The Fenty highlighter, too.”

Rose Gold Remastered Eyeshadow Palette

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Dior Addict Stellar Lip Gloss

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Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

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Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter

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The hair conditioner that is modified my life

“I’ve been utilizing Tracee Ellis Ross’s Pattern line, and the conditioner was a sport changer for me. I can simply really feel instantly what it’s doing for my hair. So, thanks, Tracee, for taking the time to actually excellent these merchandise and promote love of our coils and curls and kinks.”

Heavy Conditioner For Coilies

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Intensive Conditioner For Tight Textures

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My favourite high-waisted denims

“My go-to leisure outfit in the summer season is a pair of J. Brand high-rise denims and a crop high. That’s all I would like, and I’m prepared to go.  I put on them loads as a result of they simply match so nicely and have such nice denims.”

J Brand 1212 Runway High Rise Slim Straight

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The excellent snack for watching TV

“These chips called Grippos, which are a big thing in Cincinnati, but will ship anywhere. Their BBQ chips are so good. They also have Grippos cheese puffs with their BBQ, tangy seasoning to it. Oh my gosh. If there’s one thing that makes me so glad I’m in Cincinnati, it’s my family and Grippos. I always say, food is the way to get KiKi Layne wherever you want her to go. As long as I’m not cooking.”

Grippos BBQ Potato Chips 18-Pack

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My favourite motion films

“I’m an enormous fan of The Avengers, however Black Panther was so particular to me. And Civil War. Watching that…it simply went just a little deeper than motion movies have a tendency to go, simply the wrestle between these two heroes that we love.”

The tune that at all times lifts my spirits

“Shalamar’s ”A Night to Remember.” It’s an old-school tune that has such an important groove to it, and is so enjoyable. I’m sort of dancing even eager about it proper now. It mechanically does that for me.”

My really useful studying listing

 “I’m beginning Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as a result of it’s been on my listing. And then in the previous couple of months, proper at first occurred lately, I learn the biography of Malcom X.”

“Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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My go-to app on my telephone

“This goes to sound so lame since I’m in a Netflix film, however the Netflix app… I watched Avatar: The Last Airbender lately. I used to be so blissful after I noticed that was on Netflix. That’s been my most up-to-date present obsession.”

The Old Guard is now streaming on Netflix. 

Jessica Radloff is the Glamour West Coast editor, and latest Grippos devotee. You can observe her on Instagram here. 

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