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Nina Agdal Doesn't Read Books. Yet.
Nina Agdal in hair and makeup. Photo by Biel Parklee.

Nina Agdal Doesn't Read Books. Yet.

She tells you the beauty do's and don'ts of a Sports Illustrated cover girl.

On Monday afternoon, the Dutch model and Sports Illustrated cover girl Nina Agdal was getting her make-up done in Miami Beach for W‘s first Boomerang photo shoot. It seemed as good a time as any to ask the 23-year-old to hold court on the ins and outs of her beauty routine. One word of advice: throw out that lip gloss.

Your look in three words:
Fresh, dewy, natural.

Five-minute routine:
Wash my face with water, pat dry, apply sunscreen, rosewater spray, lip scrub, lip balm.

Never leave the house without:
My passport since I never know if my next stop will be the airport. And Eos lip balm. Ain’t nobody got time for crusty lips.

Exercise regime:
At least 45 minutes exercise, five to six times a week. If I have time, one hour of cardio work with my trainer or at Tone House and an hour of Y7 Yoga or SLT.

Nutritional lifesaver:
Lunchables, just kidding. I love Lunchables though. Non-fat greek yogurt. It’s an easy quick snack and keeps me full.

Beauty essentials:
Rosewater spray, sleep, H20, happiness.

Skincare secret:
Keep your face clean. I don’t believe in using too many products. I think that confuses your skin.

Hair remedy:
Skip the shampoo once in a while and try not to wash it too often.

In-tub must-read:
People Magazine? I don’t read books, yet.

Spa-cation at:
The Standard Spa, Miami Beach.

Fragrance of choice:
Chance by Chanel.

Best advice from mom:
My mom actually arranged for all my friends and I to have a make-up tutorial when we first started wearing makeup. That way we learned how not to do our makeup.

What was the takeaway from the make-up crash course?
Use eye shadow instead of eyeliner to make the look softer.

Best advice from the pros:
Highlighter and a clear brow gel. Easy and makes a big difference.

Beauty icons:
Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Helena Christensen.

Beauty motto:
Don’t overdo it. If you’re doing a strong lip, keep the eyes simple, and the other way around. And throw out your lip gloss.

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