In the Flesh

W’s beauty director explains what she loves at the moment


Don’t hate her because she’s beautiful. When I met Jennifer Connelly, I noticed that her complexion is, in fact, as gorgeously glowing as it appears to be onscreen. But I also found out that she’s worked for it. “I got in the habit of good cleansing when I started acting in my teens,” says the 42-year-old. “I spend more time on skincare than on my makeup.” It doesn’t hurt that Connelly, as the face of the Shiseido Future Solution line, has access to some pretty amazing products. Her latest love: LX Total Protective Cream, which uses sansho pepper, star fruit, okra, and green tea extracts to build up the skin’s moisture barrier. Now if I could only have those eyebrows…