The Products Beauty Experts Eleanor Pendleton and Rey Vakili Swear By

Let the beauty favourites of these tastemakers inspire you to make your own list of essentials.

Compiled by Amy Starr, with additional words by Elle McClure

Rey Vakili (L) and Eleanor Pendleton (R)

When it comes to beauty products, often tried and true is best – so we pressed two tastemakers to share the foolproof go-tos they use (and finish) time and time again. Here, globetrotter Rey Vakili and Gritty Pretty founder Eleanor Pendleton divulge the skin saviours, makeup MVPs and nifty tools you’ll find in their beauty cabinets. If you’re wanting to give your own a refresh, look no further.

Eleanor Pendleton

Via Instagram @elanorpendleton

Eleanor Pendleton

The founder of Gritty Pretty shows us the cult products that take up residency on her top shelf.

BEAUTY ICON:
Kaia Gerber. 

HANDBAG ESSENTIAL:
Dior Lip Glow

LIP BALM:
Lanolips 101 Ointment

GLOW-MAKER:
Weleda Skin Food dabbed onto cheeks. 

NAIL POLISH:
O.P.I Nail Lacquer in Samoan Sand.

SKIN TOOL:
FOREO Luna 3.

BROWS:
Tom Ford Brow Perfecting Pencil

DIOR

Lip
Glow

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LANOLIPS

101
Ointment

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TOM FORD

Brow Perfecting Pencil

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WELEDA

Skin
Food

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O.P.I

Nail Lacquer in Samoan Sand

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FOREO

Luna
3

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SIGNATURE HAIR STYLE:
Tousled waves.

SIGNATURE MAKE-UP LOOK:
Natural, bronzed and dewy. 

SELF-CARE RITUAL:
An at-home leave-on mask or sheet mask is the easiest way to make ‘me time’. A glass of red wine is optional, but preferred. 

DESERT ISLAND BEAUTY:
M. A. C Mineralize Skin Finish

BODY PRODUCT:
Clarins Body Tonic Treatment Oil

BEAUTY INDULGENCE:
La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation SPF15 – it looks incredible! 

Best Tip

For extra glow, mix a little liquid illuminator or face oil into your foundation, such as Guerlain Abeille Royale Youth Watery Oil 30ml.

Last thing before leaving home:

Apply lip balm.

M. A. C

Mineralize
Skin Finish

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CLARINS

Body Tonic
Treatment Oil

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LA PRAIRIE

Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation SPF15

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GUERLAIN

Abeille Royale Youth Watery Oil 30ml

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See more of Eleanor’s daily beauty routine in the video above

Rey Vakili

The globetrotter and former assistant to Anna Wintour knows what she likes – and how to use it.

Via Instagram @reyvakili

BEAUTY ICON:
All-time – Audrey Hepburn. Modern-day – Gwyneth Paltrow and Alicia Vikander.

HANDBAG ESSENTIAL:
La Mer Lip Volumizer.

BEAUTY INDULGENCE:
La Mer The Concentrate 50ml. It leaves my skin feeling like silk.

LA MER

Lip
Volumizer

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LA MER

The Concentrate 50ml

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YSL

RougeVolupté Shine in Rose Nu

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GIORGIO ARMANI

Eyes To Kill Volume Mascara

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MASON PEARSON

Popular Pure Bristle & Nylon Brush

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DYSON

Corrale Hair Straightener

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MOISTURISER:
La Mer Crème de la Mer 60ml

SELF-CARE RITUAL:
Cooking. It’s therapeutic and I enjoy entertaining.

FOOLPROOF CONFIDENCE BOOSTER:
Self-affirmations and lipstick!

Best Tip

Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise.

VIDA GLOW

Original Marine
Collagen Powder

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HAIR RITUEL BY SISLEY

Precious Hair
Care Oil

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ULTRACEUTICALS

SunActive SPF 50+
Face Cream

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LA MER

Crème de la Mer
60ml

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