Auckland’s Shelley Taunt (44) is director of actor’s agency Talento.
My beauty philosophy is... I love reading magazines for the the latest skincare products and the results they achieve, then try them out for myself.
The skincare products I can’t live without are... I’m a serum junkie. I use them morning and night and love trying new ones. At present, one of my favourites is the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence.
My haircare secret is...I only wash and style my hair every four to five days, as over-washing removes all the natural oils. I use a dry shampoo in-between.
The must-have products in my make-up bag are... Billion Dollar Brows Brow Powder in taupe and Billion Dollar Brows Duo Pencil Highlighter. It’s amazing what a difference groomed brows make. I’ve just discovered Coola SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Tinted Moisturiser, which is all I use on weekends. I set it with Nars Light Reflecting loose Setting Powder, as my skin tends to be on the oily side. Stila One Step Correct Serum is another recent discovery to cut down on the shiny look. I never travel without Trilogy Everything Balm. It serves as a moisturiser, lip balm and massage oil all in one.
My favourite beauty treat is... I love a blow wave at Dry & Tea, as it sets me up for the week.
My biggest beauty sin is... Falling into bed too tired to remove my make-up.
The best thing my mother taught me about beauty was... She was a big advocate of “less is more”. Gone are