Kate Moss Stole Her Startling Morning Beauty Routine from ‘Mommie Dearest’

Rachel Krause

wenn210931081 Kate Moss Stole Her Startling Morning Beauty Routine from Mommie Dearest

Despite her nearly three decades of modeling fame, Kate Moss has never been a trove of so-called beauty secrets. This is not a bad thing; she just seems less interested in makeup and maintenance than, say, Liv Tyler, who seems to have so many beauty secrets that I am almost intrigued by what she is hiding under there. Seriously, google it.

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Kate, on the other hand, keeps it real. She keeps it so real that in a Stylist magazine interview a few years back, she confessed that she regularly submerges her face in a sink full of ice water and cucumber slices to snap her back into reality after a night out. That is the realest thing I have ever heard.

What’s more, she told W that this isn’t a hot skin-care tip she picked up from a makeup artist or any of her modeling contemporaries. Nah, she got it from “Mommie Dearest,” the 1981 camp classic starring Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford. (For context, here is a particularly infamous scene from the movie.) Kate said in the interview, “I first thought, that’s insane, then I was like ‘Hmmmm.’ Those old school tricks work! With slices of cucumber and you just put your face in it and you definitely wake up.” Definitely.

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