Camila Mendes on beauty - ‘Make-up is a form of self-expression’

Camila Mendes. Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images
Camila Mendes. Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images

The ‘Riverdale’ actress, who was recently named one of the Urban Decay’s newest Global Citizens, has been experimenting with make-up since her teenage years and loves to try out new products.

The television actor and social media phenomenon bought a nearly $1.9 million (about R32 million) home in Los Angeles that’s just an easy trek to the bright lights of Hollywood last month.

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“I started experimenting with make-up in junior high from watching my older sister do her make-up before school every day. I fell in love with it as a form of self-expression. It’s inherently playful and exciting. Applying make-up can be such an indulgent experience of self-discovery, and I love the whole process of feeling out my mood and assessing the look I want to achieve in that moment,” she tells Elle Australia.

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The star also expressed her love for eye make-up and confessed she enjoys experimenting with eyeshadow. “I’m definitely an eye person – playing with eyeshadow is so entertaining. You get to experiment with multiple shades at once and see how beautifully they can all blend together,” says Camilla.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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