Packed schedules and magnificence routines do not at all times go hand-in-hand — and Nora Lum, whom you seemingly know as Awkwafina, doesn’t precisely have a transparent calendar. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the actor, comic, and rapper has steadily been working: She completed filming Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and subsequent up is about to look in Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid.On prime of that, she has been capturing her Comedy Central sitcom, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens.
Free time could also be onerous to return by, however Lum appears to take pleasure in, or a minimum of tolerate, the rollercoaster experience. “It’s insane. I’m [filming] every day and many weekends,” Lum tells Allure in her cowl story for our June/July 2021 difficulty. “But it fills the time up better when you’re busy rather than kind of idle.”
Those more and more uncommon moments of downtime are when Lum finds a gap for self-care, which, for those who ask her, means checking off her to-dos, hitting snooze as a lot as doable, and (a minimum of each now and again) indulging in some significantly luxurious skin-care merchandise. Lum shared her favourite magnificence routines, suggestions, and merchandise with Allure, together with her go-to sunscreen, favourite make-up colours, and perhaps the strangest magnificence hack we have ever heard.
Best magnificence tip you’ve discovered within the make-up chair: If you get mascara in your eyelid, wait ‘until it dries to scrub it off!
Best magnificence tip you’ve discovered wherever: Disposable bathroom seat covers (ideally unused) can be utilized for face blotting.
Three phrases you’d use to explain your present look: Fell Out Bed.
Last product you completed: Nars primer.
Three make-up shades that you just love: Taupe, maroon, gold.
Greatest magnificence extravagance: Sisleÿa L’Integral eye cream!
Current obsession, interval: The Circle on Netflix.
First factor you do if you get up: Reset my alarm and return to sleep.
Most used merchandise in your bathe: Probably the bathe knob.
Your skin-care routine is: Take off my make-up, wash my face, apply serum when my face remains to be barely damp, then moisturize. (Also thanks, Michelle Lee, for actually educating me what even a skin-care routine is a few years in the past.)