Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden talks to us about her beauty routine, hair and make-up must-haves and reveals how yoga is her secret weapon to staying in shape.
My Beauty Routine...
I have three routines; one for when I’m at home in the country which involves no make-up, one for when I’m in London which needs to be school-run-friendly with a little foundation, lipgloss and blusher and my red carpet regime which is all false lashes and red lipstick.
My Make-Up Must-Haves...
Britain's Got Beauty Talent...
‘ I still can’t believe how much attention my outfits, hair and make-up get on Britain’s Got Talent. Alesha and I love getting dressed up but our styles are very different ’
Now that Alesha and I are both mum’s, the goal will be to arrive to work without any food or dribble on our clothes, oh the glamour. David [Walliams] also has a baby and Simon [Cowell] has one on the way which is hugely exciting. I’m desperate to get a picture of all the children sitting on the judging panel!
I owe my hairstylist Ben Cooke a lot. I try and see him regularly for trims and I recently went quite a bit shorter with layers at the front for a bit of a change. I use Moroccanoil Treatment daily to keep my hair healthy and shiny. It gets a lot of heat styling for work so I try and look after it where I can.
I know it sounds indulgent but I do love a bath with Aromatherapy Associates Deep Relax Bath Oil and a Miller Harris candle . If anyone doesn’t know what to buy me for Christmas or my birthday I always suggest these.
My Top 3 Body Secrets
I love making juices at home and Jason Vale, aka the ‘juice master,’ has given me loads of recipes like cucumber, spinach, apples and lime. I always notice a difference in my skin when I drink them regularly.
I got really into Kundalini yoga when I was working in L.A. I love it because it tones your body, makes you focus on your breathing and the chanting is really fun.
I try and run for one hour a week, I absolutely love it and always feel great afterwards. It’s also time to myself which is worth its weight in gold
I love nails and often have crystals or glitter on my ring finger; my friends call it my ‘bionic finger’. I keep hand cream and cuticle oil by every sink in my house to make sure I use them regularly.
When it comes to fragrance and body cream, I love fresh notes like lime, lemon and basil.
My first ever autobiography No Holding Back just came out. It was quite a journey writing it and I’m so excited that it’s finally out; excited and nervous. My girls [Lexi and Hollie] will have a copy for their bookshelves; they can learn their mistakes through me.
I swear by Cetaphil ; it isn’t fancy or expensive but it does what I need it to do. I started having regular facials when I starred in Shrek as Princess Fiona as I had to wear so much green make-up and I didn’t want it to have an impact on my skin.
‘I get my brows tinted and lashes permed which makes it easier to go make-up free’
‘Yasmin Le Bon is my beauty idol; she is just so beautiful and gets it right every time’