Nam Vo Drops Her Skin-Care Routine


Instagram has helped launch the careers of loads of make-up artists, however few have leveraged the facility of social media in addition to Nam Vo. She’s often called the queen of glow as a result of her web page is basically a spotlight reel of the dewiest pores and skin you’ve ever seen. It’s exhausting to not get sucked into video after mesmerizing video of her flawlessly making use of highlighter.

Her signature “dewy dumpling” glow has earned her movie star purchasers like Chrissy Teigan and Kylie Jenner in addition to numerous editorial jobs, however probably the most eye-catching complexion on her web page is her personal. Even with no hint of make-up, Vo’s pores and skin is as easy and glossy as, properly, a dumpling.

Nonetheless, Vo is open about the truth that her pores and skin is the results of some severe effort that started earlier than she even began within the trade. “I’m high-maintenance,” she says with amusing. “I’m Vietnamese, so I feel that already type of gave me a head begin. Since I used to be a baby, it’s been instilled in me the significance of fine skincare and staying out of the solar. My mother had actually unhealthy melasma and unhealthy pores and skin, and he or she used to take a seat me subsequent to her on the mirror. She grew up poor; she didn’t have pores and skin lotions and sunblocks and no matter. So I all the time giggle about it, as a result of my mother used to chase me round with an umbrella as a result of she was scared that I might get solar harm. And now I chase different folks round with an umbrella. You understand, they are saying that you simply grow to be your mom.”

Vo’s expertise with a make-up brush are simple, however when it comes all the way down to it, she swears that skincare is the bedrock of her signature glow. “Persons are all the time like, ‘How do you create the phantasm of this? How do I appear to be a dewy dumpling?’” she says. “However I truly suppose that it’s such a back-to-front mind-set, as a result of moderately than utilizing basis, make-up, highlighters, this, that, and different issues to create that phantasm of glowy, dewy dumpling pores and skin, I inform folks to go get facials and spend that cash on skincare, and really work for the true factor moderately than creating the phantasm of it.”

In truth, for Vo, being a dewy dumpling is principally a lifestyle. “I’ve been diligent about my skin-care routine my entire total life,” she says. “I feel I landed in the fitting companies, as a result of I’m simply actually obsessive about skincare. I actually have a facial each day. I get bins [of skin care products] despatched to me each day. I began early in my profession engaged on celebrities and doing picture shoots. And I used to be all the time type of identified within the enterprise, like, ‘Oh, God, ebook Nam an hour and a half, as a result of she spends half the time on prepping the pores and skin.’ So I eat, breathe, and drink my dewy dumpling life-style.”

Beneath, Vo shares all of the merchandise she will be able to’t stay with out—together with a $22 retinol and $2,100 LED masks—for Glamour’s Drop the Routine. 

My cleansers

I like the Elemis Rose Balm Cleanser, I take advantage of that first. I additionally love the Then I Met You Cleaning Balm  and the Pai Oil Cleanser—I’m an actual oil cleaning whore. Then I transfer right into a gel cleanser: I like the Peach & Lily Energy Calm cleanser and iS Medical Cleaning Advanced.

Elemis Professional-Collagen Rose Cleaning Balm

Then I Met You Living Cleansing Balm

Then I Met You Dwelling Cleaning Balm

Peach & Lily Power Calm Hydrating Gel Cleanser

Peach & Lily Energy Calm Hydrating Gel Cleanser

iS Clinical Cleansing Complex in blue bottle

iS Medical Cleaning Advanced

My toners

Then I am going into firming. Through the daytime, I take advantage of the brand new Elemis Superfood Fruit Vinegar toner. I additionally like P50 by Biologique Recherche and the Paula’s Alternative BHA Exfoliant. I like my toner to do one thing like exfoliate.

Elemis Superfood Fruit Vinegar Liquid Glow

Elemis Superfood Fruit Vinegar Liquid Glow

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Paula’s Alternative Pores and skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

My essences

After that, I’ll transfer into an essence. I like the Amorepacific Essence. I don’t know what it’s doing, however I really feel prefer it’s plumping my pores and skin, it’s brightening up my pores and skin. My mother all the time mentioned, “Put in your physique moisturizer proper after the bathe, whilst you’re nonetheless moist,” so it feels prefer it helps seize the following merchandise. I’m undecided if that’s proper or if that’s simply one thing I made up. Principally, I don’t know what it’s doing, however I feel it’s doing one thing good.

Amorepacific Vintage Single Extract Essence

Amorepacific Classic Single Extract Essence

My retinol

After the essence, I’ll use the Versed Retinol Serum. It doesn’t irritate my pores and skin, and I really feel like the following morning I get up and I look refreshed. And I’m such a bougie individual, however I truly like a product that’s cheap—I’ve a class of merchandise known as Save Cash, Honey.