Gisele Bundchen didn’t have strong sense of self at height of fame

Gisele Bundchen didn’t know who she really was at the height of her modelling career.The Brazilian beauty, who is one of the most famous models in the world, has had to work hard to keep herself balanced and become more confident. “It took me a while t…

Gisele Bundchen didn’t know who she really was at the height of her modelling career.

The Brazilian beauty, who is one of the most famous models in the world, has had to work hard to keep herself balanced and become more confident.

“It took me a while to find this inner balance,” she told U.S. Marie Claire magazine. “For a long time while I was in the public eye, I didn’t know who the real me was, but throughout the years I have been able to use these mindfulness practices to really evaluate myself and embark on a journey of self-discovery… I know that today I am happier because of it.”

Yoga and meditation are daily staples for the former Victoria’s Secret Angel, who also uses a special breathing technique as a form of “precious” self-care.

“Breathing in itself is incredibly calming. Pranayama breathing in particular has changed my life,” she explained.

The model and environmental activist, who is an advocate of an organic and natural lifestyle, also told the magazine that she is a big fan of aromatherapy to cure everyday ailments.

“I love using lavender essential oil in particular to help me peacefully drift off to sleep. Peppermint oil is also great when I have a headache; a drop on my temples usually does the trick. Eucalyptus encourages relaxation and recovery,” she shared.

And while Gisele won’t eat anything bad for her, she also avoids people who bring negativity into her life.

“I also feel that what we eat, think, and do has a huge impact on our health. Because of that, I am very aware of what types of foods, thoughts, conversations, and people I invite into my life,” she stated.

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Gisele Bundchen ‘optimistic’ fashion industry can become sustainable

Gisele Bundchen is hopeful the fashion industry will be able to become much more sustainable.The Brazilian supermodel has opened up about her environmental activism in a new interview with U.S. Marie Claire magazine, and while there’s still significant…

Gisele Bundchen is hopeful the fashion industry will be able to become much more sustainable.

The Brazilian supermodel has opened up about her environmental activism in a new interview with U.S. Marie Claire magazine, and while there’s still significant work to be done, she’s confident that designers such as Stella McCartney are leading a rising wave of green fashion.

“I am optimistic about the fashion industry becoming more sustainable. Some fashion brands are shifting to use sustainable fabrics and being thoughtful in their approach to production, but there is still a lot of work to be done,” Gisele explained. “The fashion industry has the power to be a leader on a global scale and allocate resources toward the use of natural ingredients, sustainable materials, naturals dyes, and much more.

“Some fashion houses have started to incorporate real change. It’s my hope that more designers and brands will follow.”

The 39-year-old, who this year is celebrating her 11th year as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program, also revealed that she’s planning to plant 40,000 trees in her native Brazil in honour of her upcoming 40th birthday.

“Given the forest fires in the Amazon, the bush fires in Australia, and the devastating impact around the world, reforestation efforts are more crucial than ever,” she insisted.

And Gisele, who shares two children and a stepson with her husband Tom Brady, is determined to teach her family that they can help the planet too, and ensures they all use water filters, reduce plastic use, and take their own shopping bags.

“We do our best, but it can be challenging when it comes to living completely green – and that’s OK. I always remind my kids that every choice we make has an impact on our planet and that we always need to try our best; that’s what matters,” the star added.

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Elle Fanning’s vintage style wasn’t accepted in high school

Elle Fanning’s eclectic vintage style wasn’t welcomed by her peers when she was at high school.The Maleficent actress is known for her ability to put together a trendy outfit, whether off-duty or on the red carpet, and her style credentials have landed…

Elle Fanning’s eclectic vintage style wasn’t welcomed by her peers when she was at high school.

The Maleficent actress is known for her ability to put together a trendy outfit, whether off-duty or on the red carpet, and her style credentials have landed her campaign gigs with both Miu Miu and L’Oreal Paris.

However, Fanning has now shared that her style wasn’t always praised, with her revealing that when she went to a private high school in the San Fernando Valley, after being homeschooled until she was nine, her eccentric fashion sense and love of vintage clothing didn’t go down well with the other students.

“My mom would let me wear whatever I wanted. I went to a lot of thrift stores and would mix it together, but in high school that’s not the coolest thing,” she admitted to Marie Claire magazine.

Fanning tried to change her look to fit in and please her classmates. But it didn’t feel right, so she decided to stick with the quirky pieces she was comfortable with.

“I tried to wear skinny jeans and a tank top or to look sexy for a bar mitzvah. It just was not me. It didn’t even look good,” the 21-year-old shared. “Some people are repulsed by that smell of vintage clothes, but I love it.”

Fanning was obsessed with fashion while growing up and now enjoys modelling designer looks on the red carpet.

“From a young age, I knew every model’s name on the runway. I was totally looking in magazines, like, ‘That looks good,'” she continued. “The red carpet is a fun place for me. I don’t get anxiety. It’s a creative space where I get to be 100 per cent me, not a character. It’s kind of like my soul coming out.”

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Daisy Ridley ‘did all the emotions’ on The Rise of Skywalker

Daisy Ridley “did all the emotions” while filming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.The 27-year-old reprised her role as Rey in the upcoming third and final instalment of the Star Wars saga, alongside Adam Driver, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. Daisy ope…

Daisy Ridley “did all the emotions” while filming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

The 27-year-old reprised her role as Rey in the upcoming third and final instalment of the Star Wars saga, alongside Adam Driver, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac.

Daisy opened up about her experience making the highly anticipated finale to the sci-fi trilogy and confessed that she was able to flex her acting muscles more while working on this blockbuster with director J.J. Abrams.

“The third one for me was the best,” she told Marie Claire magazine. “It’s a big film for everyone. I did all of the emotions: I did frowns, I did smiles, it was the sort of biggest breadth, and I think that’s also why I had such a good time, because I got to do so much s**t, like, physically, emotionally – and I got to work with so many people.”

Daisy went on to reveal that she relied on daily peanut butter and banana sandwiches to get her through a gruelling fight scene with Adam, who plays Kylo Ren, while being blasted with water cannons in the freezing cold in the U.K.

And she was also relieved that the lightsabers for The Rise of Skywalker were much lighter than the previous two movies.

“If they had been heavier, I don’t think we would have been able to do it,” she shared. “It’s just really epic.”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is released on 19 December.

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Daisy Ridley struggles to ditch ‘scruffy’ clothes for glamorous dresses

Daisy Ridley struggles to ditch her “scruffy” clothes in favour of more glamorous looks.The 27-year-old has opened up about wanting to change and evolve her style in an interview with Marie Claire magazine, and also revealed her dismay at not liking mo…

Daisy Ridley struggles to ditch her “scruffy” clothes in favour of more glamorous looks.

The 27-year-old has opened up about wanting to change and evolve her style in an interview with Marie Claire magazine, and also revealed her dismay at not liking most of the clothes she has in her wardrobe.

“I’m constantly trying to be a better, glammer version of the person I am,” she told the publication. “I’ve never liked my wardrobe. I think I’m just more scruffy. But I love wearing heels and fancy clothes.”

Since she shot to worldwide fame as Rey in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015, Daisy has worn the likes of Mugler, Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Calvin Klein on the red carpet.

And the British beauty also shared how she became physically and mentally exhausted after making back-to-back films – including Murder on the Orient Express, drama Ophelia, sci-fi thriller Chaos Walking, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi – for almost two years.

“I got really, really run-down… I got home and just had nothing left. Emotionally, I was done,” Daisy said, adding that she took six months off early last year before filming the final chapter in the Star Wars saga, The Rise of Skywalker. “I just chilled the f**k out. I saw people and did things. And that was when I was like, ‘You cannot just go from one job to another.'”

Now, Daisy uses healing crystals thanks to advice from her eldest sister Poppy, who is a Reiki practitioner, and has overcome a debilitating battle with insomnia.

“I don’t know how I dealt with it, but it finally went away,” she explained.

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Felicity Jones ‘addicted’ to Japanese skincare products

Felicity Jones is “addicted” to Japanese skincare products.The Oscar-nominated actress is a big fan of the Japanese luxury brand Cle de Peau Beaute and enjoys the daily ritual required to get the most out of the expensive products. “I recently visited…

Felicity Jones is “addicted” to Japanese skincare products.

The Oscar-nominated actress is a big fan of the Japanese luxury brand Cle de Peau Beaute and enjoys the daily ritual required to get the most out of the expensive products.

“I recently visited Japan and one of the main things I learnt is the importance of having a ritual, to take time to look after yourself and your skin and the effect that can have. It’s like a relationship – the more you look after your skin, the better it looks, so I now have a routine that I love to do,” she shared.

The 36-year-old, who also serves as the face of the brand’s skincare and make-up range, credits Cle de Peau Beaute for making the only products that haven’t made her skin breakout.

“I am totally addicted. I have to say (their serum is) very light, which is perfect for sensitive skin because it doesn’t bring you out in any kind of breakouts… Usually when I use something new I’ll get red spots in like three days, it’s a nightmare! But this is just perfect,” Felicity gushed.

The Theory of Everything star also revealed one of the top make-up tips that she has learned while getting ready for red carpet events.

“It’s definitely to wiggle your mascara wand right into the roots of your lashes. Also apply more mascara to the outer corner of your lashes. This means that you can lift up the eye and achieve that sort of almond shape,” she explained.

Elsewhere in the interview, Felicity said she’s stopped feeling guilty about taking time out for herself.

“I think wellness is also about forgiving yourself and not being hard on yourself, not telling yourself horrible things, which I think is quite hard for women to do,” she shared. “I learnt not to feel guilty about taking time out. I love having hot baths, doing yoga and I’m getting into aromatherapy, too.”

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Emily Ratajkowski tried to cut her own hair when she was 14

Emily Ratajkowski had a bad experience when she tried to cut her own hair when she was 14.The model/actress made the confession during an interview for the November 2019 issue of Marie Claire magazine, and during the chat, noted that the hair disaster …

Emily Ratajkowski had a bad experience when she tried to cut her own hair when she was 14.

The model/actress made the confession during an interview for the November 2019 issue of Marie Claire magazine, and during the chat, noted that the hair disaster almost scarred her for life.

“One time, when I was about 14, I tried to give myself layers. My dad had haircutting scissors – he cuts his own hair – and I went into the bathroom, took the scissors, and just went for it. It was bad. So bad,” she shared.

Emily went on to reveal that she disliked her super straight hair when she was growing up, especially as her locks would become knotted very easily.

“My hair has been pretty much the same my whole life,” the 28-year-old explained. “When I was younger, it was always tangled, probably because I was always moving around and getting rambunctious. My mom and I would get into these hair wars; that’s what we’d call it. I’d have these crazy little knots and she’d spray them with detangler to try and brush them out.”

However, once the Gone Girl star launched her modelling career, she learned how to properly take care of her glossy brunette tresses, and once even gave her friend a haircut.

“I recently gave my best friend a bob. After the first chop, I was like, ‘Oh my God, what have I done?’ But luckily, she wasn’t in front of a mirror, so I just kept going and it looked really good in the end,” Emily joked.

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Emily Ratajkowski wishes she could ‘go crazy’ with her hair

Emily Ratajkowski wants to try a “crazy” hairstyle one day because she was never able to experiment with her locks as a teenager.The model/actress started her fashion career at the age of 14, and has since gone on to nab campaigns for the likes of DKNY…

Emily Ratajkowski wants to try a “crazy” hairstyle one day because she was never able to experiment with her locks as a teenager.

The model/actress started her fashion career at the age of 14, and has since gone on to nab campaigns for the likes of DKNY, Paco Rabanne, and haircare company Kerastase, as well as appear in films such as Gone Girl and I Feel Pretty.

However, Emily’s career means she has to keep her signature brunette locks the same, and she’s now shared that she hopes to one day try a new colour or style.

“I still have this deep want – need- to go crazy and get the teenage years out at some point, since I never got to dye my hair green or anything. And I’m always up for a dare,” she said in an interview for the November 2019 issue of Marie Claire magazine. “Well, I would be if I didn’t have a hair contract with Kerastase! So, it’s going to look like this for a while.”

Emily went on to explain that her hair is naturally straight and very fine. But over her years in the fashion industry, she has intently watched hair professionals in order to pick up some top styling tips.

“I’m really good with make-up now, but styling my own hair? It’s been a journey,” the 28-year-old said. “I can’t see the back of my own head! I don’t know what I’m doing!”

Elsewhere in the chat, Emily also shared that she once cut her friend’s hair into a bob and will play with wigs and hairpieces if she gets the urge to try a new look.

“I wear them all the time and people don’t realise,” she smiled.

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Miranda Kerr welcomes third child

Miranda Kerr has given birth to her third child.The Australian model and beauty entrepreneur announced in March that she and her Snapchat co-founder husband Evan Spiegel were expecting their second child together – a sibling for their 17-month-old son,…

Miranda Kerr has given birth to her third child.

The Australian model and beauty entrepreneur announced in March that she and her Snapchat co-founder husband Evan Spiegel were expecting their second child together – a sibling for their 17-month-old son, Hart, and her eight-year-old son, Flynn, from her marriage to Orlando Bloom.

Now, editors at Australia’s Daily Telegraph have reported that Miranda welcomed a baby boy earlier this week. Representatives for the 36-year-old are yet to confirm the news, with the infant’s name and birthday not yet known.

While Miranda and Evan, 29, have kept details about the newborn under wraps, in a cover interview for the October 2019 issue of Australia’s Marie Claire magazine, the brunette beauty opened up about her pregnancy and spoke a little about her impending arrival.

“Yes, we know the sex and we have names,” she teased, adding: “But it’s nice to keep a little to yourself.”

Elsewhere in the chat, Miranda noted that she has been busy preparing her two sons for the arrival of the new baby but is confident they will happily welcome the tot.

“Flynn is madly in love with Hart,” the model smiled. “He really wanted a little baby brother so much. There hasn’t been any jealousy or anything. It’s been very sweet. And when Flynn walks in the room, Hart lights up like a light bulb.”

Miranda and Evan began dating in 2015 and tied the knot in May 2017.

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Pregnant Miranda Kerr keeping mum on sex of third child

Pregnant Miranda Kerr is keeping the sex of her third child a secret for now.The Australian model and beauty entrepreneur announced in March that she and her Snapchat co-founder husband Evan Spiegel are expecting their second child together – a sibling…

Pregnant Miranda Kerr is keeping the sex of her third child a secret for now.

The Australian model and beauty entrepreneur announced in March that she and her Snapchat co-founder husband Evan Spiegel are expecting their second child together – a sibling for their 15-month-old son, Hart, and her eight-year-old son, Flynn, from her marriage to Orlando Bloom.

In a new cover interview for the October 2019 issue of Australia’s Marie Claire magazine, Miranda opened up about her pregnancy and spoke a little about her impending arrival.

“Yes, we know the sex and we have names,” she teased, adding: “But it’s nice to keep a little to yourself.”

Miranda did not detail her due date. However, the brunette beauty shared that she struggled with morning sickness in the first trimester of her pregnancy.

“I feel good now… But there was a lot of morning sickness in the beginning. It was probably the harder pregnancy out of the three. Flynn was very smooth sailing. With Hart, I had a little bit of morning sickness. But with this little one, I’ve had terrible morning sickness. But I’m feeling good now and it’s not long to go now, which is exciting,” the 36-year-old stated.

Elsewhere in the chat, Miranda noted that she has been busy preparing her two sons for the arrival of the new baby but is confident they will happily welcome the tot.

“Flynn is madly in love with Hart,” she smiled. “He really wanted a little baby brother so much. There hasn’t been any jealousy or anything. It’s been very sweet. And when Flynn walks in the room, Hart lights up like a light bulb.”

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