Say whats up to Unfiltered, a contemporary magnificence sequence the place you may get an unique glimpse into the dressed-down magnificence routines of our favourite celebrities. They’re going to reveal their guilty-pleasure magnificence practices, the five-minute-routine product lineup they cannot stay with out, the one good-skin tip they will be eternally grateful for, and a lot extra. To convey each dialog full circle, we ask every superstar to ship us a choice of self-shot, filter-free images of their selecting to seize the essence of their Unfiltered magnificence philosophy.
Up subsequent, we’re attending to know Tom Daley, British diver, Olympic gold medalist, and Rimmel’s first-ever international male ambassador. Beneath, he is answering all of our rapid-fire questions and sharing his favourite merchandise in addition to his best-kept self-confidence secrets and techniques. Take pleasure in!
If you happen to needed to depart the home in 5 minutes, what are a couple of staple merchandise you’d apply or convey with you?
Good query! One, I am at all times carrying SPF—at all times gotta be sure to acquired a little bit of safety from the solar. But when I am going out and going rapidly for a dinner and should seize one thing, I am going to at all times ensure that I’ve acquired Rimmel London’s Match Perfection Foundation with me. That is simply one thing that is such a very good go-to staple if you happen to’re going out. I’ve additionally been utilizing the 60 Seconds Super Shine Nail Polish. Usually, I am a nail-biter, however after I put that on, it is stopped me from biting my nails. It is only a clear one, like a topcoat.
You are Rimmel’s first-ever male international ambassador—what does this new function imply to you?
I feel it is simply actually superb, and it is nice to have that inclusivity for males in make-up, too, and never simply within the house of with the ability to do drag if you happen to like. Each male individual you see on TV or in a photograph shoot is carrying make-up. It is simply not talked about. Simply with the ability to break down these societal norms is nice. Once I was rising up, I might have by no means seen a male ambassador for such an iconic model like Rimmel London, so I feel it is actually thrilling.
If you happen to had to decide on three of your favourite Rimmel merchandise to advocate to our readers, what would you select, and why?
Oh, gosh! Effectively, there’s… gosh! I imply, Match Perfection, like I used to be saying earlier, is a traditional, and I at all times suppose it is nice to have some nail varnish in your cupboard as a result of you will get inventive to the purpose the place you’ll be able to match your nails to your outfits, no matter it could be. [It’s also great to have] a little bit of concealer as a result of if a bit little bit of a spot comes up in a single day that you do not need, concealer simply means that you can conceal that factor!
How has your relationship with make-up and/or the wonder world advanced as you have gotten older?
I first found make-up after I turned concerned with photograph shoots or occurring TV and being within the make-up chair. And at first, I did not actually suppose a lot of it! I did not actually consider it as one thing I might use on the day-to-day or if I used to be attending occasions by myself and not using a glam workforce. So it is simply nice that now I really feel extra comfy [doing] that after I need to really feel a bit extra assured.
We’re dwelling in a society that appears to change into an increasing number of targeted on bodily look and social media—there’s a lot stress! What would you prefer to see extra of within the magnificence business, and what would you prefer to see much less of?
I feel extra open honesty and transparency, particularly round males and make-up, as a result of I simply do not feel prefer it’s talked about. There are people who find themselves going to occasions or award reveals or on TV and carrying make-up, nevertheless it’s not spoken about. It is like, “Oh, males do not need to put on make-up. That is simply not what we do. It is not macho.” And I feel the truth that Rimmel has taken the step to have a male ambassador to begin to speak on that’s actually nice.
What’s your recommendation for anybody who struggles to really feel assured or empowered in their very own pores and skin?
As I’ve gotten older, I simply do not care what different individuals suppose. If I do know I am doing the perfect that I can for me, my household, and my pals—and being the perfect individual I might be—that is what issues most.
You’re an athlete, so I need to change gears a bit bit to your wellness routine. Do you may have any self-care practices you depend on to assist de-stress or keep centered?
I like to do a face masks every so often. I additionally like to knit! I imply, knitting is my factor. Knitting is my method to have the ability to chill out, unwind, be utterly centered, and that is my essential type of self-care, actually—having that second to take a seat down and chill out with a cup of tea and begin knitting.
Take us for a tour of your rest room—what’s essentially the most stunning magnificence/grooming product we would discover?
Ooh, good query! I’ve acquired these globes, these gel globes that really feel actually chilly in your face. There’s simply one thing so refreshing about having a type of on my face within the morning. What are a couple of different issues that is perhaps stunning? I’ve a number of cuticle oil as a result of I chew my nails. I put cuticle oil on my nails within the mornings and evenings simply to make it possible for I soften them up a bit bit so I am much less prone to choose.
You could have spent lots of your life in chlorinated water—how do you offset that to maintain your pores and skin and hair wholesome and moisturized?
I needed to wash my hair and situation it just about each day each time I used to be within the pool as a result of my hair would simply dry out and get all crusty and horrible, and the identical [happened] with my pores and skin. I simply needed to lather masses and masses and a great deal of moisturizer on to cease my pores and skin from drying out as a result of it actually would rapidly get to a degree the place my pores and skin would crack, so I simply needed to keep on prime of that.
Final query! What’s your Unfiltered magnificence philosophy in seven phrases or much less?
Every individual has their very own definition of magnificence. Wait, what number of phrases was that? Or one thing like “magnificence is what magnificence is to you.” Ooh, I fairly like that! [Laughs]