In W’s September issue, Daria Strokous played a wild party girl. Off set, the 24-year-old Russian model is a bit more natural. Here, she talks about her exercise routine, beauty essentials, and favorite spa.
Your look in three words:
Minimal, sleek, chic.
Dry clay in a few drops of water is the perfect cleansing mask. I use it while I'm in the shower.
Never leave the house without:
Homeoplasmine for lips, hand sanitizer.
Beauty from the inside out:
Don't take life so seriously. Everything always works out for the best.
Homeoplasmine, argan oil, coconut oil.
Juice from fresh aloe leaves is the most hydrating and natural lotion. I put it on my face at night. Also, cool chamomile tea on a cloth to clammy skin down after the shows.
Je Veux oil.
National Geographic to find the next destination.
The Blue Lagoon in Iceland. It's the most surreal place I've ever been, and the mud masks are amazing.
Fragrance of choice:
Best advice from mom:
Don't frown, you will get wrinkles on your forehead.
Best advice from the pros:
Pat McGrath: put the lipstick on with the finger.
Christy Turlington, Michelle Pfeifer.