In Conversation With American Model And Singer Paris Jackson

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Inspired by the world of art and tattooing, Paris Jackson has naturally found her first role as a cosmetic ambassador with vegan brand, KVD Beauty, and is also the Co-Artistic Director for one of their latest collections.

I wake up… sometimes at 8am, sometimes at noon! It depends on if I’m going to the gym or not. Ideally, I would need 7-9 hours of sleep, but I can function on 4-5. If I can, I’m more than happy to sleep for 11 hours!

I start the day… by praying.

For breakfast I have… a coffee and a croissant.

My beauty routine is… taking Irish sea moss supplements first, then washing my face and putting on sunscreen.

My shower secret… is African black soap.

I care for my hair… by doing whatever Miles Jeffries tells me to do. I try to get treatments at Nine Zero One salon in Los Angeles whenever I can, to repair my damaged hair.

I style my hair… either with a scarf or a bandana in case of a bad hair day.

The best beauty advice I received… affirmations, meditation, prayer, and being of service.

My makeup routine is… KVD’s Go Big Or Go Home Mascara, Brow Gel, and ModCon Liquid-Gel Contour to create dimension and depth. Other than that, I’m always open to trying new looks. Sometimes, I also use the Tattoo Pencil Liner, an ultra-smooth gel pencil that embodies the fundamentals of tattoo art. It is ideal for creating clean lines but also shadows.


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My favourite makeup for a party… is to enhance my lips with KVD’s Everlasting Hyperlight Liquid Lip-stick, Queen Of Poison.

My greatest beauty discovery is… that a bad personality can make you very ugly, and kindness an humour actually make you more attractive.

When I look at myself in a mirror… I see a friend. I’m learning how to be a friend to myself. It’s all baby steps, a day at a time.

My DIY beauty recipe is… to practice self-kindness while also holding myself accountable for the areas I can improve on.

The craziest thing I have done in the name of beauty is… to be rigorously honest about the parts of my thinking and behaviours that need improvement.

My lunchtime… is pretty different every day. My favourite dish would be sushi or jambalaya, emblematic of Cajun cuisine. It’s always very spicy.

My favourite go-to recipe… is non-existent! I’m a terrible cook.

In my fridge and kitchen cupboards… I’ve got a variety of snacks for when I have friends over at my house.

My favourite drink… is Japanese milk tea, and Liquid Death Sparkling water.


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My routine exercise is… going to the gym. I also enjoy long walks in my downtime.

My way of unwinding is… praying and being of service.

My favourite fragrance is… YSL Black Opium and Jean Desprez, Bal à Versailles.

My last beauty purchase… is a body moisturizer, Beam Cream Smoothing Body Moisturiser from Ole Henriksen.

My beauty obsession is… setting and maintaining boundaries.

My most indulgent beauty habit… is my nightly skincare routine. Sometimes I use a specific face tool, Snatched by Pauly Blanch for lymphatic drainage and medical grade LED, all in one device.

My favourite smell is… Nag Champa, traditionally used in India for ritual offerings to Ganesh, the elephant-headed god. It helps in relaxation and development.

My favourite flower is… the sunflower and black calla lily.

My evening ritual is… I pray, write a daily inventory and a gratitude list. After I wash my face, I apply sea buckthorn oil or sometimes emu oil. I brush and floss my teeth (yes, I floss every night), and mouthwash.

– As told to Virginie Dolata

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