My Life In Beauty: Pandora Sykes, journalist and co-host of The High Low podcast

Journalist and co-host of The High Low podcast Pandora Sykes shares her beauty must-haves with HOLLY O’NEILL.

MY WEIRD MAKE-UP HACK... I use lipstick or lipgloss on my cheeks and also the tip of my nose, in winter, for that “freshly cold” look.

THE LAST BEAUTY ITEM I BOUGHT... was Nars Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, €45 – having never worn foundation before, I realised, aged 30, I needed it!

Santal 33 by Le Labo, €222

MY SIGNATURE SCENT... I have several. I love Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules, €82, Santal 33 by Le Labo, €222, and anything unisex or for men by Loewe.

MY HAIR FAVOURITES ARE... L’Oréal Tecni.ART Fix Anti-Frizz hairspray, €13.90, L’Oréal Paris EverStrong Thickening Shampoo, €6.50, and Conditioner, €6.5, and Oribe Maximista Thickening Spray, €31.

Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick, €40

THREE PRODUCTS I ALWAYS HAVE IN MY MAKE- UP BAG ARE... Dior Addict Lip, €36.50, Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Vanilla, €30, and Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick, €40.

THE BEAUTY APPOINTMENT I NEVER MISS IS...Getting my highlights and roots done.

THE WORST BEAUTY MISTAKE I EVER MADE WAS... Bleaching my hair. I looked like a baby hamster.

Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser, €15

THE FIRST THING I PUT ON MY SKIN IN THE MORNING... Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser, €15.

THE LAST THING I DID BEFORE GOING TO BED WHILE I WAS PREGNANT... was smother my bump, breasts and bum in Bio Oil, €12.99.

 MAC Spice Lip Liner, €17.50

THE BEST BEAUTY ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED WAS... To use lip-liner. I love Spice by MAC, €17.50.

I NEVER TRAVEL WITHOUT... Earplugs and paracetamol.

Garnier Micellar Water, €2.79

I REMOVE MY MAKE-UP WITH...Garnier Micellar Water, €2.79.

I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO... Be able to do my own hair like [London hairdressers] Hershesons do it!

Raelyn printed silk-satin eye mask Olivia Von Halle €79 at

TO ME, BEING HEALTHY MEANS... Being well rested and well fed.

I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO TRY... Micro-blading, but I’m too scared.

Avène Tolérance Extrême Cream, €18.99

MY ALL-TIME FAVOURITE MOISTURISER IS... Avène Tolérance Extrême Cream, €18.99.

MY FAVOURITE NAIL VARNISH IS... Essie. I like bright red or navy.

MY THREE CURRENT OBSESSIONS... are Elemis Aching Muscle Super Bath Soak, €47.50, the tobacco-scented candle by Malin+Goetz, €44, and Riverdale on Netflix.

This article originally appeared in the April issue of IMAGE, on shelves nationwide now.

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