German up-and-comer Mia Gruenwald just scored a bit of a coup as one of the faces in Gucci’s Berlin-inspired spring campaign. She is a multifaceted model, Gruenwald, one who can both appreciate the ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine – huh? – but also Yves Saint Laurent lipstick.
Your look in three words: Sporty. Stretchy. Contrast-y.
Never leave the house without: Lip balm.
Beauty from the inside out: I’m into Ayurvedic medicine, which considers food to be a cure if you eat the right things the right way.
Exercise regime: Pilates, meditation and good old running.
Snack of choice: Bananas.
Beauty essentials: Bioderma micellar water, moisturizer with SPF, Yves Saint Laurent lipstick, Bumble & Bumble invisible oil primer.
Skincare splurge: I love the Dr. Hauschka Regenerating Serum.
Professed hair professional: Believe it or not I like doing it myself so there won’t be misunderstanding about what I want.
Pharmacy find: Not Your Mother’s Dry Texture Spray.
In-tub must-read: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Beauty locale in Berlin: The Nivea house in Berlin is kinda cool. It’s like a museum, a store and a treatment center all in one.
Always in your suitcase: My beauty essentials, and loads of first-aid supplies just in case.
Fragrance of choice: Eau de Lacoste by Lacoste.
Best advice from mom: Get as much fresh air as possible.
Best advice from the pros: Soak your lips in cream over night, the next day they’ll be easy to exfoliate by rubbing them with a towel.
Beauty icons: Julianne Moore.