Galina’s Q&A’s

Galina’s Q&As

What’s in your make-up bag?

Armani Face Fabric or W3LL People multi-use colorstick; Tom Ford shade & illuminate; Ellis Faas or Bobbi Brown concealer; Tata Harper lip & cheek tint; RMS eye shadow; Ilia lipstick crayon; Nourish argan & kale hand cream; Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe Cologne and Lotus Wei tinctures.

Do you have a beauty secret?

Yoga, strong aromatherapy massage & meditation for peace of mind; Water with honey & lemon first thing in the morning; Daily dry-skin brushing; RMS Lip & Skin Balm for kissable lips & tamed eyebrows.

Are you a high-maintenance woman?

No, but I put time & effort in looking radiant & happy

Do you put make-up on before going out?

Depends where I am going. For the time being I can still get away with a ‘bare’ face, if I feel like it.

I never leave home without…..

My iPhone, house keys & a clear head on my shoulders

Define your style

Boyish with a girly twist

What’s your greatest extravagance?

Banjo & Matilda cashmere sweaters, Ramon jewellery, prints from Hamiltons Gallery & buying presents for family & friends

Who epitomises beauty & style for you among women?

My mother, Christy Turlington, Princess Mary of Denmark

Who do you consider to be the most stylish/handsome man?

My late father

What are your guilty pleasures?

Dinners with my family in great restaurants (big or small) around the world, red wine, Laduree macaroons & reading voraciously

Where do you holiday?

Skiing in Zermatt with our amazing instructor; Costa Brava for sunny family breaks; Caudalie in Bordeaux in late spring or early autumn. I love exploring new destinations & creating lasting memories.

What you are most proud of?

Being part of my family & my children

What are you least proud of?

Speaking honestly before considering the consequences of my words

The best advice you have ever been given?

‘Treat people like you want to be treated’-drummed into me by my parents. ‘Say what you want & be who you are because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind’-Dr. Seuss.

Do you have any regrets?

Of course, but I try to learn from my past mistakes

What is your motto?

Focus on what you have control over; make peace with everything else.

Be nice to people but remain true to who you are.