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My shelfie: Lan Nguyen-Grealis

Top make up artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis shares the beauty secrets of her bathroom shelf

By Katie Rosseinsky

Award-winning make-up artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis knows a thing or two about the best beauty products in the business. She let us have a snoop around her bathroom shelf and shared her favourite skincare and make-up brands. For more beautification, find out the best places to shop for beauty products in London, or take a look at Jessica Diner's bathroom shelf.

Lan Nguyen-Grealis' beauty picks

Favourite shampoo

L'Oreal Elvive Full Restore 5 Shampoo

'This was recommended to me by Paloma Faith. My hair has improved in condition and always feels light and glossy.'

Skin treat

Clarisonic Mia 2

'I use this once or twice a week to get my skin exfoliated and pumped up. It's especially good when I'm short of sleep.'

Favourite fragrance

Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum

'Chanel's Coco fragrance helps me feel dressed-up day and night. It feels luxurious yet fresh at the same time.'

Favourite cleanser

Merumaya Melting Cleansing Balm

'I love the way this cleanser melts away make-up in an instant, leaving my skin feeling thoroughly cleansed, hydrated and refreshed.'

Favourite self-tan

The Body Shop Honey Bronze Shimmering Dry Oil

'A quick fix for when I need a bit of a tan and have no time. It smells of holidays, too, which always puts me in a good mood.'

Favourite make-up base

Burberry Fresh Glow BB Cream

'Burberry's BB Cream feels like silk on my skin, and I love the healthy glow it gives.'


Favourite eyeliner

MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack

'This liner is my go-to for a signature smoky eye that lasts all day and all night with minimal touch-ups.'

Favourite nail varnish

Ciaté Paint Pots

'I love these cute mini polishes - I keep a range of choices in my cabinet.'

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