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Phoebe Tonkin’s Guide to Heatless Curls and Day-to-Night Red Lipstick

The Australian actor walks Vogue through her beauty routine, from the skin device she uses each morning to crafting her signature red lip. Director: Gabrielle Reich Director of Photography: Erin Hughes Editor: Tajah Smith Production Manager: Kit Fogarty Production Coordinator: Ava Kashar Associate Talent Manager: Phoebe Feinberg Post Production Supervisor: Edward Taylor Post Production Coordinator: Jovan James Supervising Editor: Kameron Key Assistant Editor: Andy Morell Shop this beauty routine: The Light Salon Boost LED Face Mask: NuFace Hydrating Aqua Gel: NuFace Trinity Starter Kit: Fig.1 Micellar Oil Cleanser: SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF: Chanel N°1 de Chanel Revitalizing Serum: Sarah Ford Biocell Intensive Moisturizer: Rejuvenate With Nousha The Reset: Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun : Rice + Probiotics (SPF50+ PA++++): Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Complexion Touch: Kosas Revealer Concealer: Kosas Air Brow: NARS Blush: Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder: Benefit Cosmetics Benetint Rose Lip Blush & Cheek Tint: Clarins Lip Comfort Hydrating Oil: Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner: Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour: Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara: Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray: Kérastase Fresh Affair Refreshing Dry Shampoo: Chanel Baume Essentiel Multi-Use Glow Stick: May Lindstrom The Jasmine Garden Botanical Facial Mist: Shop more Beauty Secrets favorites below: Chanel Vitalumière Radiant, Moisture-Rich Fluid Foundation: Kosas Cloud Set Setting Powder: Dieux Skin Forever Eye Masks: Saie Hydrabeam Concealer: Droplette Microinfusion Device: When you buy something through our retail links, we earn an affiliate commission.

Released on 05/01/2023


[light calming music]

Hi, I'm Phoebe Tonkin and I'm gonna walk you

through my skincare, my haircare and my red lip makeup look.

My first step in the morning is LED light.

When I wake up in the morning I put this on

and then I put a 10 minute meditation or manifestation.

When I was growing up in Australia, I got tan quite easily.

I got sunspots and things

and I find that it just evens out my skin tone.

I started NuFACE about six months ago

and I swear it has completely changed the shape of my face.

I put a little bit.

The NuFACE is a microcurrent machine.

It's sort of like a workout for your skin.

I do try to do it four, maybe five times a week.

Because just like exercising,

the more you do it, the more your body responds to it.

[light calming music]

Now I'm gonna cleanse my face with an oil based cleanser.

[light calming music]

I use a lip plumper.

This is another trick I guess

that I definitely saw on TikTok.

Get a sock about this long.

So you get little pieces, like an inch piece like this

and you're gonna wrap it around.

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When you pull the socks out, you have this beautiful sort

of blowout look without having to put any heat on your hair.

This is also something that I've done

on a plane because it doesn't look too crazy.

And then you get off the plane

and you take them out and you have these gorgy curls.

This is SkinCeuticals.

It's good protection for your skin

and I always put it under everything.

And I always put vitamin C on dry skin and not wet skin.

I'll put this serum over,

I just do one pump of it.

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I put a little bit of the moisturizer on my hand.

This is Rejuvenate with Nousha Oil

and I add a drop of the oil on top of the moisturizer.

I mix that, this is the cocktail part.

[slow calming music]

This is another TikTok to Reddit find.

I love Korean skincare

and this is a beautiful sunscreen and it's SPF 50.

[slow calming music]

At school, we would get detentions if we didn't wear hats.

That's how crazy Australians are about sun safety.

My first step for makeup is foundation.

This is a Chanel foundation.

I do like to see a little bit of my skin underneath it

so that's why this foundation is nice

'cause it's not super, super heavy.

I also have always had kind of darker circles

under my eyes even when I've had 10 hours of sleep.

And it was like 10 years ago

that I started embracing my dark circles.

They're just part of my face

and so I don't try too hard to cover them up.

My next step is concealer.

[light calming music]

Eyebrow gel.

I do like to brush up just this bit of my brows.

So this is Nars. [light calming music]

Use a little powder.

I just hate it when it's shiny above my eyebrows.

So that's mainly where I add powder.

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I use the Benetint and you're gonna let it dry

and then you are gonna go again

and then let it dry.

This is a lip oil but it looks like a gloss.

So that would be my day makeup routine.

But if I'm going out at night,

my nighttime routine would be a bold red lip.

This is Charlotte Tilbury. [slow calming music]

I do like lip liner.

I think also 'cause you can overline them

but it does keep the lipstick in place.

This is the shade Indépendant.

I love to carry a red lipstick on me when I go out.

Not just for touch-ups on my lips,

but I will put a little on my cheek.

And then eyeshadow.

I think it's got a little bit glitter in it

and I will just do the tiniest, tiniest little bit.

This is called better than sex.

[light calming music]

And then lastly, I will do a setting spray.

We're gonna take these socks out of my hair.

[light calming music]

So I've only had these in for less than an hour.

Usually, I'll either sleep in them

or have them on for four hours.

But you can see, I mean, that's just from socks.

I didn't have to put any heat in them.

[light calming music]

This is a jasmine solid perfume oil.

Looks like this.

I'll also put it at the ends

of my hair 'cause it's just an oil.

And then I'll put it on my wrists.

Highlighter. [light calming music]

This is May Lindstrom jasmine spray.

This was so much fun, guys.

I'm off to a birthday party.

Thank you so much, Vogue. [lips smacking]

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