Grace Hartzel

Grace Hartzel

In W’s April 2015 issue, Midwestern model Grace Hartzel rocked an understated, grungy look—complete with the best military-style jackets of the season. Here, she explains the secrets to her effortless off-camera beauty.

Define your look in three words:
Funky, weird, gothic.

Five-minute routine:
Wash face, throw on moisturizer, mess up hair.

Never leave the house without:
My chokers and other jewelry.

Exercise regime:
I love dancing!

Cleanse or not:
I really want to try it! But it seems impossible. [laughs] I like a good challenge.

Beauty essentials:
Lucas papaw ointment, different oils.

Skincare secret:
Smoothies. Yummy!

Hair remedy:
Didier Malige

In-tub must-read:
All kinds of manga.

Spa-cation at:
Shibui Spa at the Greenwich Hotel.

Fragrance of choice:
Signorina by Salvatore Ferragamo.

Best advice from mom:
Always be true to yourself.

Best advice from the pros:
Follow your dreams.

Beauty icons:
Jane Birkin, Francoise Hardy, Kate Bush, Nancy and Sid from Sex Pistols.