The Final Nude Picture Shoot?

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The Final Nude Picture Shoot?

Written by: Jean Godfrey-June


Printed on: September 27, 2022


“All I do know is that they’re portray me gold and that I’ve to be bare,” stated Gwyneth, slipping right into a studio for a shoot with photographer Andrew Yee one morning a number of weeks in the past. The Goldfinger-meets-2022 shoot was dreamed as much as have a good time her fiftieth birthday—with birthday-suit vibes however about as elevated because it will get. “I really feel so good turning 50, and that is about expressing that sense of vitality and optimism that I’m experiencing,” she continued. “It’s extra concerning the feminine gaze and only a sense of enjoyable.”

The shoot itself was enjoyable, involving piles of gold powder—and extra pores and skin (and hair) remedies than you would possibly count on. “I used to be going to be portray GP gold, so I had to verify the pores and skin on her face and physique was very, very moisturized,” says high make-up artist Lottie, who’s primarily based in LA. Enter GOOPGENES, with the nourishing face cream, eye cream, and lip balm on Gwyneth’s face and the well-known physique butter in every single place else. “I’ve by no means felt so moisturized,” says Gwyneth. (Lottie herself fell in love with the face cream, and with the lip balm particularly.)


  1. “Wealthy and nourishing and with wonderful medical outcomes,” says Gwyneth. “My pores and skin tends to be dry, and this fixes the issue—and delivers all these youth-boosting elements on the similar time.”

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  2. “What’s on this little tube is miraculous, cushiony eye cream—I can not dwell with out these things. I’ve actually observed a distinction in my little crow’s-feet with this, and it reduces puffiness—clinically confirmed—and circles,” says Gwyneth. “It’s my secret weapon.”

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  3. “Tremendous comfortable and nourishing,” says Gwyneth. “It’s received the proper slip, the proper end, a refined scent, only a whisper of a style, the softest glide. It’s full of fantastic botanical oils like coconut, argan, castor seed, jojoba, and sunflower, plus it’s received pomegranate extract and shea butter.”

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  4. “A head-to-toe miracle to your pores and skin, made with clear elements with nourishing, groundbreaking outcomes,” says Gwyneth. “It feels so good on pores and skin, and it may possibly handle the indicators of getting old in a method that’s actually potent.”

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After letting all of the moisture and pores and skin nourishment sink in, Lottie went to work. “We have been going for golden goddess,” she says. The important thing was a wealthy gold shimmer powder, constructed as much as intensify shine. Everybody ended up lined in gold mud, together with high hairstylist Mark Townsend.

“We had a lot enjoyable,” says Townsend. “And Gwyneth was such a sport. We began the day with much less and constructed to increasingly more gold. So for the primary look—gold particulars on the attention and a golden hand—I did an enormous ’90s supermodel blowout, pushed again.

“Her hair’s received a lot quantity—numerous the time once we’re working collectively, it’s about taking it down, so on this case I simply did a traditional massive, fats round-brush blowout to get the hair clean and glossy. She got here in with moist, just-washed hair, so I sprayed in a little bit warmth protectant, however that’s it. We didn’t must tease it or something.”


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  2. Ga.Ma. Italy Professional IQ Perfetto Hair Dryer, goop, $399

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“To maintain the amount, it helps to dry your hair in vertical sections, away from the face,” says Townsend. “Usually you’d blow-dry in horizontal sections, which is definitely more durable, so that is a straightforward look to do at residence.”

As Lottie added extra gold to Gwyneth’s face and physique, gold additionally wanted to be added to her hair. “We used these cute gold hairpins from Day Fee Magnificence to create a easy bun to evolve the look,” says Townsend. “Then we received into the actually enjoyable bits. Lottie and I agreed it was vital that the gold look the identical on her pores and skin and in her hair, so we used the identical free gold powder. However in her hair, it was more durable to make it appear to be paint, not powder.”


The (Surprising) Hair Star

  1. The answer, it turned out, was goop hair serum. “I actually saturated her hair with it,” he says. “I used fairly a bit—virtually 1 / 4 of a bottle—and it was excellent. And it was nice—we squeezed in a hair therapy earlier than she went again to work.”

    “It’s sort of a miracle on my hair,” says Gwyneth. “Since I’ve began utilizing this earlier than I shampoo, my hair seems to be method shinier and more healthy, with much less frizz and completely wonderful texture. It’s sort of laborious to consider the distinction it makes.”

    A bathe was unsurprisingly wanted afterward. “We used the G.Tox scrub to get out all of that gold powder,” says Townsend.

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  1. “Nothing feels nearly as good as this whipped shampoo,” says Gwyneth. “The chunks of pink salt therapeutic massage your scalp, and it foams into this lovely cream, smells so good, and leaves your hair so delicate.”

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So was this, the truth is, the final nude picture shoot? Unclear. “I believe getting old is definitely a wonderful factor. We simply have to open our perceptions,” says Gwyneth. “As you grow to be extra your self, in integrity, your life actually opens up.”


Whether or not you’re craving loads or a little bit, listed below are our favourite (clear) gold necessities.

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  2. Sheer, nourishing all-natural pigments create essentially the most lovely just-bitten flush.

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  3. Easy these creamy, gorgeously pigmented multiuse pencils onto lips, cheeks, or eyelids.

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  4. Half eye gloss, half creamy shadow, this golden spotlight is gorgeous in your lids however works to focus on lips, cheeks, and wherever else, too.

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  5. This creamy, dewy highlighter for eyes, cheeks, and face leaves a flattering pure glow.

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  6. In 4 buildable colours, these dewy, ultranourishing shadows are tremendous flattering.

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  7. Mix it over cheekbones, forehead bones, the bridge of the nostril, the bow of the lips, and even eyelids.

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  8. Sweep this creamy matte tint over your cheeks (it additionally works for eyes, temples—wherever) for a pure, just-back-from-the-beach glow.

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  9. Made with pure pure gold leaf flakes from Kanazawa, Japan, plus seven highly effective botanicals and important oils, this serum delivers antioxidants and hydration for lovely pores and skin.

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    Pores and skin Jewel Oil Serum
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