BEAUTY

Helena Severin Drinks Lots of Water, Loves Pilates

The Austrian model shares her beauty secrets.


Helena Severin has walked in shows for Christopher Kane, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent and more. Off the runway, the Vienna-native wears very little makeup, drinks lots of water, and always brushes her teeth. Here, she shares her favorite products, advice, and more.

Describe your beauty look: Simple.

Daily routine: Brush my teeth.

Skincare secret: Lots of water.

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Kate MossCrème de la Mer.

Piece of Kate” photographed by Craig McDean, styled by Olivier Rizzo; W Magazine May 2015.

Meghan CollisonMAC Studio Fix Powder.

Garden of Eden” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Alex White; W Magazine February 2008.

Riley MontanaMoisturizer is a must, it keeps my skin looking fresh.”

Pop!” photographed by Richard Burbridge, styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera; W Magazine November 2014.

Lara StoneL’Oréal Youth Code BB Cream Illuminator.”

From Here to Eternity” photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, styled by Alex White; W Magazine May 2009.

Saskia de BrauwArgan oil.

Living Large” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine September 2012.

Caroline TrentiniYSL Touche Eclat Concealer, eyebrow brush, and rosewater spray.”

Sculpture Garden” photographed by Willy Vanderperre, styled by Panos Yiapanis; W Art May 2015.

Daria WerbowyLancome Hypnose mascara and argan oil.”

Super Normal Super Models” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine September 2014.

Herieth Paul “Serum, exfoliator, tinted moisturizer, mascara, and eye cream.”

Giving Lip” photographed by Julia Noni, styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera; W Magazine April 2015.

Jourdan DunnAkasha Spa at Café Royal, Rodial Glamoxy Snake Mask, and all SKII products.”

“One Shoe Fits All” photographed by Mel Bles, styled by Jack Borkett; W Magazine March 2015.

Aline Weber “Face wash, sunscreen, moisturizer, and a lip balm!”

American Dreamin’” photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, styled by Alex White; W Magazine December 2008.

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Exercise regime: I live on the sixth floor—without an elevator.

Day to night look: CK One and lipstick.

Manicure or pedicure: Pedicure.

Pilates or yoga: Pilates.

Best advice from mom: Don’t use make-up.

Best advice from the pros: Homeoplasmine lip balm.

Necessary splurge: Aesop soap

Fragrance of choice: Comme des Garcons.

Beauty icon: An old lady that I regularly meet in the park.