How to Do Emily Ratajkowski’s Skincare Routine

She loves Dr. Barbara Sturm, Sisley and Kiehl's.
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Some models, like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, execute their complicated skincare routines with military precision. 

Then there's Emily Ratajkowski, who takes an extremely laid-back approach.

"As I got older I realized that you can just have five things that you love and a simple routine that you stand by," she told Into The Gloss. "Then, you don't ever have to think about it. Everything that I have, I use on a daily basis."

Emily Ratajkowski skincare routine

Emily Ratajkowski (Photo: @emrata)

And could her skin be any more flawless?!

Here's what's involved in her routine.

Emily’s Morning Skincare Routine

1. Cleanser:

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser: "For everyday, my go-to is just the simple Kiehl's cleanser if my skin's looking okay and I don’t want to screw with it too much."

Kiehl's Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash

Kiehl's Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash

Kiehl's Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash: "Right now, I'm using Kiehl's Calendula Foaming Face Wash."

2. Moisturizer:

By Terry Hydra-Eclat Daily Care

By Terry Hydra-Éclat Daily Care

By Terry Hydra-Éclat Daily Care: "Then I put on moisturizer. A lot of moisturizers, they don't absorb into your skin quickly enough, but this one seeps in right away."

Sisley Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration

Sisley Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration

Sisley Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration: "I also like Sisley Hydra-Global. It smells so good."

Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Cream

Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Cream

Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Cream: "I use a little Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream mixed in with Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint."

3. Tinted Moisturizer:

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint: "During the day, I use Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint. I'm using the dark colour because I have a bit of a tan. I'm not sure it really covers much, but it evens me out."

4. Concealer:

Make Up For Ever 5 Camouflage Cream Palette Color Correct and Concealer

Make Up For Ever 5 Camouflage Cream Palette 

Make Up For Ever 5 Camouflage Cream Palette: "If I need any spot coverage, I use Make Up For Ever 5 Camouflage Cream Palette. I found it one time that I had a huge casting, and I had a bad breakout. The night before, I did terrible things to my face, and I woke up and emailed my agent and said 'I cannot go to the casting.' It was an important meeting. She said, 'You're crazy. They already know what you look like. It doesn't matter if you have a zit.' But I thought it was terrible, so I went to Sephora for help and they gave me that palette. It saved my life. I have a brush to apply it with, but it's easier to blend with my finger. I can use it under my eyes, too."

5. Lip Balm:

Aquaphor Healing Ointment

Aquaphor Healing Ointment

Aquaphor Healing Ointment: "I put Aquaphor on my lips. When I want my skin to look really dewy, I'll put [it] under my eyes at night. It just makes my skin feel firmer and moist. It's especially good when I'm travelling, to keep my skin from drying out and over-producing oil."

6. Face Mists:

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist: "This is something I do in the morning and at night. It's just a little add on that makes me feel fresh and good. I actually don't know how to pronounce this product, which is embarrassing because I'm obsessed with it. They also have really good moisturizer and a bunch of other things."

Glossier Soothing Face Mist

Glossier Soothing Face Mist

Glossier Soothing Face Mist: "To finish, I like to spray the Glossier Soothing Face Mist to set my makeup."

Emily’s Nighttime Skincare Routine

1. Makeup Remover:

L'Oreal Paris Clean Artiste 100 Percent Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

L'Oréal Paris Clean Artiste 100% Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

L'Oréal Paris Eye Makeup Remover: "If I need makeup remover, I use this L'Oréal eye makeup remover that my mom introduced me to years ago."

2. Cleansers:

Dr. Barbara Sturm Cleanser

Dr. Barbara Sturm Cleanser

Dr. Barbara Sturm Cleanser: "Depending on how I'm feeling, like if I've been flying a lot or if I just want kind of a clean-feeling face, I'll use either one of [the cleanser or scrub] by Dr. Barbara Sturm. If I'm like, 'Well my skin's pretty good, I just want to feel clean,' I use this one. It just takes off everything and makes your skin feel brand new, baby soft."

Kiehl's Age Defender Dual-Action Exfoliating Cleanser

Kiehl's Age Defender Dual-Action Exfoliating Cleanser

Kiehl's Age Defender Dual-Action Exfoliating Cleanser: "I'm also using a Kiehl's exfoliating cleanser that's actually for men; it's really nice."

Sisley Cleansing Milk

Sisley Cleansing Milk

Sisley Cleansing Milk: "Right now I'm using Eyeko's Black Magic Drama & Curl Mascara. The Sisley cleansing milk takes it off really well."

3. Exfoliator:

Dr. Barbara Sturm Facial Scrub

Dr. Barbara Sturm Facial Scrub

Dr. Barbara Sturm Facial Scrub: "This facial scrub is maybe my favourite. I love an exfoliating facial scrub. Like, I travel so much, I have a lot of dead skin that needs to come off, and I just feel like it's the best way to really feel clean. What makes this special is it doesn't dry your skin out. It's a bit exfoliating but it still keeps you feeling moisturized, which is really nice." 

4. Retinols:

Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum

Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum

Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum: "No matter what the situation, I always like to use a little bit of retinol cream. I think it's super, super important. It's the only thing that's really been proven to help wth anti-aging. I've tried a lot of different retinols. I think Joanna Vargas' Super Nova Serum is absolutely the best. It smells really good, it's not too heavy. You do need to be super careful about this and not use too much. So, I alternate... sometimes I use it every night but it's always just a tiny little bump. Or there's another thing you can do which is mix it with a moisturizing oil. I love the Sisley Black Rose Oil."

Resurface by Shani Darden Retinol Reform

Resurface by Shani Darden Retinol Reform

Resurface by Shani Darden Retinol Reform: "[The product I'll splurge on is] Shani Darden's Retinol Reform cream."

5. Moisturizer:

Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich

Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich

Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich: "Lastly, I put on Barbara Sturm's Face Cream Rich so they all sort of seal together, and in the morning my skin is good."

6. Face Oil:

Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil

Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil

Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil: "If my skin’s really dry, I use Sisley Black Rose Oil. This one is just really good too also for flying. It smells really good, it comes on really thick and it absorbs really easily which is super important with an oil because you don't want to look crazy. I got my mom super obsessed with this now too. It's amazing. I love it."

7. Face Mist:

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist: "It's amazing. It smells so good. I always put this on my husband too, and he's like, 'What are you doing?' But he loves it."

Emily’s Skin Treatments

Face Masks:

Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack Detoxifying Face Mask

Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack Detoxifying Face Mask

Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack Detoxifying Face Mask: "When I'm travelling, I'll bring [this] along. It's a mask, and I put it on after a flight. When I get to the hotel, I put it on for 20 minutes, and my skin feels so much better."

Sisley Express Flower Gel Hydrating and Toning Mask

Sisley Express Flower Gel Hydrating and Toning Mask

Sisley Express Flower Gel Hydrating and Toning Mask: "If it's a long flight, I'll wash my face before sleeping and put [this] on. It's a mask that you don't have to wash off. It's perfect for the plane."

Facials:

Joanna Vargas: "I like her facials because she adapts to what's going on with your skin at the time."

Korean Spa Treatments:

Natura Spa: "I'm pretty terrified of facials. My big treat is that once a month I go to a Korean spa. I usually go about 40 minutes before my appointment, and you can get into all these different pools. Then you get a body scrub, and you're lying there naked with 20 other women. They just treat you like a piece of meat, but it's worth it. Then you shower, and I like the acupressure massage. Those ladies are strong! They even put grated cucumber on your face. Afterward, my skin is so soft, and I always sleep so well that night."

Emily’s Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle

Diet:

"You know, I'm a carnivore. I really like to eat meat. I crave iron so I am definitely not the kind of person who you will find eating a salad. I like to keep it really balanced to give my body energy and also be healthy. I cook a lot, so that really helps: You know how much salt and sugar and all of that kind of stuff you are putting in your body. I think it is really important to give yourself a break. And also just really think about where things are coming from and what kind of ingredients are going into your body."

Exercise:

"I don't have a trainer, and I don't really go to the gym. I go on long walks and hikes with my girlfriends. That's about it."

Thanks to the New York Times, CoveteurInto The Gloss, Harper's Bazaar, InStyleElle and InStyle.

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