Twiggy doesn’t think fashion ‘will ever go away’ from using slim models

Twiggy doesn’t believe fashion industry leaders will ever stop using slim models.The 70-year-old, who was the face of the 1960s, has discussed her thoughts of the ever-changing world of fashion and the ongoing challenges faced by plus-sized models in a…

Twiggy doesn’t believe fashion industry leaders will ever stop using slim models.

The 70-year-old, who was the face of the 1960s, has discussed her thoughts of the ever-changing world of fashion and the ongoing challenges faced by plus-sized models in an interview with British newspaper The Guardian.

And when asked if the business still needs to change and focus more on women of different ages and sizes, Twiggy was candid in her reply.

“Well, it has, hasn’t it, there are so many more ads now,” she told the publication. “It’s the same with older models, they’re using middle-aged and older women in commercials.

“I don’t think the high fashion industry will ever go completely away from slimness but I think other parts of the industry have started to use different shapes and sizes, and I think they should.”

Twiggy, born Lesley Hornby, was also quizzed about her views on editing photos for ad campaigns, after her Olay eye cream advert back in 2009 was banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being misleading because it had been airbrushed.

“That was nothing to do with me. I can’t stop people…” the model began. “I go and do a job. If they take it away and do the stuff, it’s absolutely nothing to do with me.”

When pushed further on the subject, Twiggy was asked her opinion on the body image movements led by women on social media, including actress Jameela Jamil, who outwardly criticise the use of photo-editing in ad campaigns.

“I have no idea, it’s up to them. I don’t have any control over that. I think we should get off this subject because you’re getting really boring,” she fired.

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Drew Barrymore raves over drugstore eye cream

Drew Barrymore uses a drugstore product to help target dark under-eye circles.In the latest instalment of her “beauty junkie” videos on Instagram, the Hollywood actress/entrepreneur opened up about her skincare regime and highlighted the Olay Eyes Ulti…

Drew Barrymore uses a drugstore product to help target dark under-eye circles.

In the latest instalment of her “beauty junkie” videos on Instagram, the Hollywood actress/entrepreneur opened up about her skincare regime and highlighted the Olay Eyes Ultimate Eye Cream as one of her absolute favourite formulas.

“If you can find an eye cream that actually has that peachy pigment, it will in itself fight (dark circles). I like to dab it on and then what I’ll do is, I’ll wear this out instead of concealer. I will go around with this eye cream,” she said, before demonstrating how she taps the cream underneath each eye. “The dark circle has disappeared at least 60, 70 per cent… it’s sort of the perfect alchemy of skincare as make-up.”

Drew went on to explain that it’s best to wear eye cream on its own.

“I don’t recommend putting make-up on top of eye creams, it can curdle like cream and a hot tomato sauce, and you don’t want that,” the 45-year-old insisted. “This on its own not only acts as a concealer, brightening and lightening the effect and look of a dark circle, but it is also taming the dark circle while you’re wearing it… I love this – it’s my tried and true.”

In addition, Drew also gushed over the Day Glow Highlighting Glaze from her Flower Beauty cosmetics brand, and Sunday Riley’s Good Genes, an exfoliating lactic acid treatment.

“I just do it maybe once, twice a week. It has this lemony fresh, sort of functional scent but it’s really great because it is kind of doing this amazing polish to your face. Don’t wear this out in the daylight, this is an indoor product,” she added.

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Busy Philipps starring in unretouched Olay campaign

Busy Philipps has appeared unretouched in a campaign for skincare brand Olay. The actress, a longtime Olay ambassador, stars along comedian Lilly Singh and model Denise Bidot in the American company’s new advertising campaign, the first to be labelled…

Busy Philipps has appeared unretouched in a campaign for skincare brand Olay.

The actress, a longtime Olay ambassador, stars along comedian Lilly Singh and model Denise Bidot in the American company’s new advertising campaign, the first to be labelled with the “Olay Skin Promise” logo, which indicates that the images have not been airbrushed or retouched.

Speaking to Allure, Busy admitted she was so impressed with her skin in the advertising that she thought she had been retouched.

“I sent an email back that said, ‘I’m confused; I thought we weren’t doing retouching. Could you please send me the unretouched image?'” she recalled. “They were like, ‘That is the unretouched image.’ I’m not afraid to say that I think I look really good!”

The campaign marks the beginning of Olay’s new commitment to stop retouching images throughout all of its advertising by the end of the year, and Busy is thrilled that people will be able to see normal, imperfect faces fronting promotional pictures.

“I think people are so conditioned to see a ‘perfect’ face staring back at them on Instagram,” the Dawson’s Creek star continued. “And the more those (types of retouched) images get out there, the more it reinforces a normal that is not normal.

Busy was particularly pleased to see that her moles, which were often removed digitally from photoshoots early on in her career, remained intact in the Olay imagery.

“My moles are such defining characteristics of my skin – it’s who I am,” she stated. “So to have that message sent to me in the beginning of my career caused a lot of self-doubt.”

The 40-year-old made an appearance on Good Morning America wearing no foundation on Wednesday to promote the Skin Promise pledge, and was excited when she saw her unretouched face advertised on the digital billboards in New York’s Times Square.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar’s flawless skin is almost the death of her in Olay commercial

Sarah Michelle Gellar’s enviably flawless complexion is almost the death of her in the hilarious new Killer Skin advert for beauty brand Olay.The former Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress, who also starred in horror classic Scream 2 on the big screen, po…

Sarah Michelle Gellar’s enviably flawless complexion is almost the death of her in the hilarious new Killer Skin advert for beauty brand Olay.

The former Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress, who also starred in horror classic Scream 2 on the big screen, pokes fun at her acting genre preferences in the commercial, which aired in full during the Super Bowl on Sunday night (03Feb19).

The advert starts with Sarah and a male friend enjoying their evening, before a masked man breaks into the house and tries to chase them down. After locking themselves in the bedroom, Sarah then attempts to unlock her phone with the facial ID feature to call the police. However, she quickly realises the dramatic effects of her skincare regime as she tells her pal: “I’ve been using Olay. It has totally transformed my skin. 28 days ago, I looked like that!” The camera then flashes over to a picture of Sarah looking dishevelled, with an uneven complexion and messy hair.

Her pal comments that the transformation is “bananas”, before the masked man manages to break into the bedroom, and sits on the bed as he tells Sarah: “Your skin is glowing – you could be a movie star!”

Explaining her decision to team up with Olay for the Super Bowl ad, Sarah said: “I’m a big fan of Olay, having used their products for years. I was also immediately drawn to the humorous and campy creative direction they wanted to take for the ad. It’s definitely different than what most would expect coming from the brand, which is what makes it so great.”

She also praised the brand for challenging the “male-centric nature” of the majority of adverts airing during the Super Bowl and speaking to the “hugely underrepresented female NFL fan”.

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Ashley Benson uses coconut oil to moisturise

Ashley Benson uses coconut oil in the place of moisturiser.The concoction has grown increasingly popular in recent times, and is particularly good when it comes to nourishing dry, damaged hair. But for the Pretty Little Liars star, it’s an integral par…

Ashley Benson uses coconut oil in the place of moisturiser.

The concoction has grown increasingly popular in recent times, and is particularly good when it comes to nourishing dry, damaged hair. But for the Pretty Little Liars star, it’s an integral part of her simple skincare regime.

“My everyday skin routine is washing my hair, my body and then putting tonnes of coconut oil on,” she said in an interview with E! Online, insisting it’s ideal for her specific skin concerns. “My skin is really sensitive and gets dry so coconut oil keeps me really hydrated and I use it all over my body.”

The actress also acts as an Olay ambassador and shared that she uses the brand’s Foaming Whip Body Wash daily in order to maintain silky smooth skin. Then by combining the coconut oil with a little powder, Ashley is able to create her enviable golden complexion.

“I like to be glowy,” she smiled. “I usually just kinda go bare-faced, so I do a little shiny glowy bronzer and that’s it.”

Though she has her personal beauty plan mapped out, Ashley has certainly had some missteps and admitted that a certain hairstyle reduced her to tears during her Pretty Little Liars days.

“I’d bleached my hair one night. I’d just come back from filming Spring Breakers and, I was like, I wanted to bleach my hair,” the 28-year-old recalled in a chat with Entertainment Tonight. “It all fell out. Literally, I was bawling my eyes out and I called my hairstylist… saying that I have no hair.

“So if you remember, I think its season three, I had no hair. Like legit, it was strings,” she added. “Everyone at Warner Bros. was like, ‘Why isn’t she getting extensions in?'”

The star also confessed she wasn’t a fan of her character Hanna’s “raccoon eyes” caused by heavy eye make-up.

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