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

accreditation
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.

READ MORE: Lizzo says she got so addicted to wearing makeup that she didn't feel beautiful without it

“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.

READ MORE: Selena Gomez on products produced by her new makeup brand, Rare Beauty - 'Clean and easy'

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

Follow us on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Sign up to W24’s newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our stories and giveaways.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Do you think it's important to get married in this day and age?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, it's important in order to create a family unit and for companionship
23% - 891 votes
Not at all. Being single is far more liberating
9% - 357 votes
There is no general answer to this, it's each to their own
49% - 1922 votes
Yes, society still frowns on unmarried people, especially women
1% - 53 votes
It depends on whether you are able to find a compatible partner
18% - 699 votes
Vote