Lili Reinhart giving her skin a make-up break during lockdown

Lili Reinhart has been giving her skin a break from cosmetics during lockdown. The 23-year-old actress usually has to wear make-up for long hours every day while she plays Betty Cooper in TV series Riverdale, so she has been using the enforced time of…

Lili Reinhart has been giving her skin a break from cosmetics during lockdown.

The 23-year-old actress usually has to wear make-up for long hours every day while she plays Betty Cooper in TV series Riverdale, so she has been using the enforced time off as an opportunity to give her skin a much-needed break.

“It’s interesting going from one extreme to another, like wearing make-up for 16 hours a day to wearing none at all,” she told U.S. Marie Claire. “I definitely have not been wearing make-up on a daily basis and because of that, I’ve been having to remind myself to keep up with my skincare routine during quarantine. I cleanse twice a day, moisturise, and all of those good things, but I have to remember to mask and exfoliate.”

In normal conditions, the Hustlers star loves to wear make-up that allows her natural skin to show through as well as clean products which don’t break the bank.

“I don’t like to spend $30 on a mascara. I look for a good deal when I can,” she explained. “Clean beauty wasn’t something I was super aware of until a few years ago. And I know that a lot of people are possibly naive to what’s actually in make-up. Now, everyone’s paying attention to what they put on their face so they appreciate accessible brands like CoverGirl that are cruelty-free, clean, and vegan. Make-up is not just this superficial thing, it’s very tied in with our self-esteem. Beauty is so important and because of that we need to make sure we are using quality products.”

Lili was named a brand ambassador for CoverGirl in October last year.

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Lili Reinhart learning to accept cystic acne

Lili Reinhart is learning to accept her cystic acne rather than feel ashamed of it. The Riverdale actress revealed she suffers from the severe skin condition in 2018 when she posted a make-up-free selfie on her Instagram Stories which showed her weari…

Lili Reinhart is learning to accept her cystic acne rather than feel ashamed of it.

The Riverdale actress revealed she suffers from the severe skin condition in 2018 when she posted a make-up-free selfie on her Instagram Stories which showed her wearing spot cream, and she went on to share that she’s had cystic acne since was 12 years old and her battle with it has knocked her confidence and self-esteem over the years.

The 23-year-old has since overhauled her attitude towards her skin’s appearance and will no longer try to hide her face during a breakout.

“Sometimes, skin struggles and breakouts are inevitable. So, instead of trying to control your skin it’s more important to focus on your outlook,” she told U.S. Marie Claire. “I used to let a breakout debilitate me. I wouldn’t leave the house because I was so ashamed and would wear a baseball cap to cover my face if I did have to go somewhere. I would even avoid mirrors.

“It used to be really awful because my attitude about my skin was awful. What helped me is accepting my acne, rather than hiding it…or trying to do a bunch of laser treatments or really expensive microneedling treatments.”

The Hustlers star has eventually come to realise that nobody cares about her acne except herself and this has helped her when she’s feeling self-conscious.

“It’s a hard pill to swallow, but nope, no one gives a c**p about the pimple on your forehead. To let it stop you from going out and feeling happy is only hurting yourself,” she shared. “It’s easier said than done and something that I still deal with, but reminding myself that acne is normal and natural and not negatively affecting everyone the way that we think about it in our own heads has helped.”

Cystic acne is the most serious type of acne which tends to occur in people with oily skin. It develops when cysts form deep underneath the skin.

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Lili Reinhart has to be ‘more disciplined’ with her skincare during lockdown

Lili Reinhart has to be “more disciplined” with her skincare regime during lockdown.The Riverdale actress discussed her beauty routine while self-isolating at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and she confessed that she has to do better when it comes to…

Lili Reinhart has to be “more disciplined” with her skincare regime during lockdown.

The Riverdale actress discussed her beauty routine while self-isolating at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and she confessed that she has to do better when it comes to her skin.

“I have to remind myself to exfoliate and do masks. Because I’m not wearing a lot of makeup right now, my skin is doing pretty well,” Lili told Elle U.S. magazine. “Then, I step outside and look in the mirror up close and I’m like, ‘Oh God, I need to exfoliate.'”

The 23-year-old is enjoying time off from filming the hit TV show Riverdale, and said the Hollywood shut down has prompted her to stop focusing on her face now she’s not in the make-up chair on set.

“When I’m not forced to be doing my make-up every day, staring at my face in a mirror, and doing touch-ups on set, I don’t prioritise my skin as much,” Lili explained. “I’m definitely still a fanatic about cleansing and washing my face when I wake up and when I go to bed, but I’ve had to remind myself to go the extra mile and do a nice face mask.

“I have to be a little bit more disciplined, but I’m not complaining,” the Hustlers star added.

Elsewhere in the interview, she revealed her style inspirations are Elle Fanning and Margot Robbie, as she prefers a natural look.

“I love how she keeps everything so natural and you can always see her skin. Everything is so youthful and that’s what I try to do in my own makeup,” she said of the Maleficent actress. “I also think Margot Robbie has a really cool and beautiful look.”

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Keke Palmer’s facialist accidentally shaved off her baby hairs

Keke Palmer was left devastated when her facialist accidentally shaved off her baby hairs.The Hustlers star recently showcased her natural hair growth in a video on Instagram, and delighted in her textured hair growing back after shaving her heat-damag…

Keke Palmer was left devastated when her facialist accidentally shaved off her baby hairs.

The Hustlers star recently showcased her natural hair growth in a video on Instagram, and delighted in her textured hair growing back after shaving her heat-damaged locks off in 2017.

However, Keke took to social media to reveal that her baby hair was shaved off when she underwent a thorough facial to get her acne under control.

“I just got a facial from this lady,” the 26-year-old said in a video uploaded to Instagram. “My skin was acting up – it’s acting up again – and I love the facial. As you can see, the skin is glowing. I mean, whoa. I have a lot of hair on my skin that contributes to me having acne – trying to tweeze it, trying to get rid of it, whatever.”

She said the cosmetologists used a dermaplaning technique on her troublesome skin, which involves sloughing off dead skin cells and hair from the face with a blade.

“She got all up in there, removed a lot of that hair. You know, was getting in good,” Keke continued. “But when she was getting the hair, getting my little fur beard lightweight, she ended up also getting my baby hairs. My baby hairs! She took ’em!”

The star groaned as she showed her followers her newly-trimmed hairline in the clip, which she captioned: “SHE TOOK EMMMMMM,” alongside a crying face emoji.

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Lorene Scafaria fired Hustlers extras for ‘ogling’ the strippers

Director Lorene Scafaria reportedly fired a number of male extras on the set of her film Hustlers for “ogling” the strippers.Oscar-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl played Mama in the 2019 crime drama, which starred Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu and fol…

Director Lorene Scafaria reportedly fired a number of male extras on the set of her film Hustlers for “ogling” the strippers.

Oscar-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl played Mama in the 2019 crime drama, which starred Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu and followed a group of women working at a strip club who drugged and robbed their customers to make money.

Numerous scenes in the drama featured the stars, including Lili Reinhart, and female performers wearing racy ensembles, and Ruehl has revealed that several of the extras were punished for eyeing them up.

“I was very impressed by the young writer/director (Scafaria). She knew her stuff. It was interesting to me to see a young woman. Very attractive, very open, friendly,” the Big star told News on Media. “Obviously it was a lot of strippers and a lot of T and A (t*ts and a*s) and everything, and boy, did she rule with an iron hand.”

“There was nobody on that set who was anything but entirely respectful of all the women,” the 72-year-old explained, noting that some of the men refused to look at the dancers. “They didn’t even want to get caught ogling because there were a number of extras who were fired, whether it was remarks that they made or just ogling the girls.”

The Fisher King actress said she was relieved to be working in such a safe environment for women, especially after the allegations surrounding the inappropriate behaviour of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and other high-profile men in Hollywood.

“It was my first post-Harvey experience, and it was really interesting because this young woman kept a tight grasp on respect for the actresses,” Ruehl shared.

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Jennifer Lopez: ‘I’m in the best shape of my life’

Jennifer Lopez still can’t quite believe she is in the best shape of her life at age 50.The actress/singer has opened up about her experiences with ageing in a new interview with U.S. Elle magazine, and during the chat, confessed that she wished she ha…

Jennifer Lopez still can’t quite believe she is in the best shape of her life at age 50.

The actress/singer has opened up about her experiences with ageing in a new interview with U.S. Elle magazine, and during the chat, confessed that she wished she had been more optimistic about getting older when she was in her twenties.

“I’ll tell you what I wish I’d known about being 50 when I was younger: It’s not over,” the Hustlers star shared. “When I was in my twenties, I don’t know what I thought about being 50 except that it was basically just the end. I didn’t think I’d be in the best shape of my life.”

Jennifer added that she’s not only feeling incredible, but her career has had a resurgence in recent years, too, including an iconic performance with Shakira headlining the Super Bowl Halftime Show in February.

“I didn’t think I’d be able to say that in a way, my career is taking off, even though I’ve been going for a long time, you know? I have so much experience now. I have the knowledge that, if I use it, is a huge advantage,” she explained.

Elsewhere in the chat, Jennifer also shared her frustration over the negativity surrounding women ageing, and said she feels like she can do anything now she’s older.

“The narrative women are told is that you’re kind of put out to pasture at a certain age. And what I’ve found is that it’s the total opposite/ If you keep working hard and pushing yourself, you can be better as a person physically, mentally, emotionally,” the Jenny from the Block hitmaker fired, before urging women to stop focusing on how they look. “Stop asking, ‘Will I look like that?’ and just ask, ‘What do I want to do next?’ Because you can make it happen, you know? And nobody ever told me that.”

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Jennifer Lopez was ‘a little sad’ about Oscars snub

Jennifer Lopez was left “a little sad” when she didn’t receive an Oscar nomination for her role in Hustlers.The star was hotly tipped for awards success for her acclaimed role as stripper Ramona in the 2019 box office hit, also starring Cardi B, Consta…

Jennifer Lopez was left “a little sad” when she didn’t receive an Oscar nomination for her role in Hustlers.

The star was hotly tipped for awards success for her acclaimed role as stripper Ramona in the 2019 box office hit, also starring Cardi B, Constance Wu, and Lizzo, but she failed to bag a nomination on the Oscars shortlist.

During Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour on Saturday in Los Angeles, the 50-year-old confessed she got caught up in the speculation that she would be attending the ceremony for the first time as a nominee so felt let down when her name wasn’t read out in the Best Supporting Actress category.

“I was sad, I was a little sad because there was a lot of buildup to it. There were so many articles, I got so many good notices – more than ever in my career – and there was a lot of, ‘She’s going to get nominated for an Oscar, it’s going to happen, if it doesn’t you’re crazy,'” Lopez said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“I’m reading all the articles going, ‘Oh my God, could this happen?’ And then it didn’t and I was like ‘Ouch,’ it was a little bit of a letdown,” the mother-of-two candidly shared, before adding that she also felt she had let her team down by failing to nab an Oscar nomination.

“I think they had a lot of hopes on that and they wanted it too, so I felt like I let everyone down a little bit,” Lopez sadly stated.

Despite the snub, the On The Floor hitmaker soon realised there was more to life than accolades after looking at all the accomplishments she had achieved over the past 12 months, including her performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show alongside Shakira.

“You want people’s validation, you want people to say you did a good job,” she shared. “And I realised, ‘No, you don’t need that, you do this because you love it… I don’t need this award right here to tell me that I am enough.'”

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Lili Reinhart disappointed with ‘crooked’ tattoo

Lili Reinhart is disappointed by one of her tattoos because it’s “crooked”.The Riverdale star has been inked four times, including an arrow and a rose on her forearms and a cross on her finger, but it’s her fourth tattoo that she’s most upset with. Bef…

Lili Reinhart is disappointed by one of her tattoos because it’s “crooked”.

The Riverdale star has been inked four times, including an arrow and a rose on her forearms and a cross on her finger, but it’s her fourth tattoo that she’s most upset with.

Before she was famous, Reinhart headed to a popular Los Angeles-based artist to get an Earth symbol on her ribcage but it ended up looking like a pizza slice.

“It’s an earth sign – an upside-down triangle with a little line in it,” Reinhart explained. “People think it’s pizza. It’s crooked. I went to a really popular L.A. tattoo artist.

“Then when I was famous, he reached out to me and was like, ‘I would love to tattoo you.’ I was like, ‘B***h, you already did and you made it crooked.’ Well, I didn’t say the crooked part.”

Elsewhere in the interview, the 23-year-old opened up about her battle with cystic acne, which started when she was in elementary school.

“When I was in seventh grade, I started getting cystic acne on my forehead. I still get breakouts, but it’s much more under control now,” she shared, before adding that her biggest beauty extravagance is getting non-invasive laser treatments and facials from Renee Rouleau to help fight breakouts.

The Hustlers star also revealed that she gives her family skincare products as gifts, and is a big fan of the make-up styles on the hit HBO show Euphoria.

“I want glittery stars on my face. Euphoria did an amazing job at segueing crazy makeup into everyday looks, which is so wonderful,” Reinhart gushed.

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Shakira and Jennifer Lopez wow in sparkly costumes during Super Bowl Halftime Show

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez pulled out all of the stops for the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday night.The superstars took to the stage for a 15-minute performance partway through the big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers…

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez pulled out all of the stops for the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday night.

The superstars took to the stage for a 15-minute performance partway through the big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

While the Halftime Show featured guest appearances by J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and Jennifer’s 11-year-old daughter Emme Muniz, just as much attention was placed on the numerous costume changes made by the co-headliners.

Shakira kicked off the extravaganza with a rendition of her song She Wolf in a red minidress covered in Swarovski crystals and matching boots from fashion designer Peter Dundas, though she later ripped off part of her skirt to showcase her abs as she launched into her 2001 hit Whenever, Wherever.

Following the 43-year-old’s set, Jennifer made a splash by singing Jenny from the Block while wearing a studded black leather catsuit from Versace.

She later sported a nude-illusion bodysuit featuring metallic accents to demonstrate the pole dancing skills she mastered for her movie Hustlers on the stage, with a representative from the Italian label noting that the garment took over 700 hours to complete.

Meanwhile, Jennifer, 50, changed into a silver-toned bodysuit with metallic fringe for her performance of Let’s Get Loud, but also gave a nod to her heritage by draping a banner made of feathers decorated to resemble the U.S. and Puerto Rican flags over her shoulders.

For the final part of the spectacle, Shakira opted for a two-piece gold ensemble and matching gold sneakers, with the duo embracing in a big hug at the conclusion as fireworks were set off in the background.

“THANK YOU #TeamDundas for an incredible job. Big applause to @JLo @DonatellaVersace and stylists @RobZanargi and @marielhaenn (Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn). That was epic!!” wrote Peter alongside a slideshow of snaps from the concert.

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers during the game.

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Carey Mulligan calls for overhaul of Oscars voting system

Carey Mulligan has called for an overhaul of the Oscars voting system as she believes it’s “not working”.The British actress discussed the all-male Best Director nominees at the upcoming Academy Awards during an interview at the Variety Studio at the S…

Carey Mulligan has called for an overhaul of the Oscars voting system as she believes it’s “not working”.

The British actress discussed the all-male Best Director nominees at the upcoming Academy Awards during an interview at the Variety Studio at the Sundance Film Festival.

Sharing her disappointment at the lack of acknowledgement for female-directed films such as Little Women, Hustlers and The Farewell, Mulligan said the voting system is “not working” and suggested that every member of the Academy should have to prove they have seen “every single” eligible film.

“I don’t think you can watch those films and not think they deserve recognition,” the 34-year-old explained. “I think they need to be watched. I wonder if the system works in terms of getting sent 100 screeners. Maybe you shouldn’t be allowed to vote unless you can prove you’ve seen every single one. There should be a test. The films that did get left out are indisputably brilliant.”

Mulligan told reporters that while it was positive the movies were getting made by female directors, it was only “baby steps” and more action needed to be taken to get women recognised for their achievements.

“People simply aren’t seeing these films because I think if they did they would be moved to vote for them. The system doesn’t work. For a film like Hustlers and a performance like Jennifer Lopez’s, (if it) can’t get recognised then something’s not working,” she said, noting the star’s surprising snub from the Best Supporting Actress category.

“And Greta Gerwig, again producing an incredible film and not getting recognition as a director, there’s just something that needs fixing but I’m not the smart person to fix it,” the Oscar-nominated actress concluded.

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