Our Favourite Celebs Share Their Best Beauty Tips (1/4)

How do celebs like Kerry Washington and Jennifer Garner keep their skin soft and luminous? Here, they share their best beauty tips

Beauty tips: Kerry WashingtonPhoto by Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

Beauty tip: Never sleep with your makeup on

My biggest thing is that I never, ever go to bed with makeup on.  Even if I’m having a super-lazy day, it’s so important to me not to go to bed wearing makeup. I’ll use Neutrogena’s makeup remover wipes because they get everything off – even waterproof mascara – and when I’m not over-exhausted, I’ll try to get up and wash my face again. – Kerry Washington

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French Onion Soup

At the restaurant we have the luxury of being able to make our soups with wonderfully thick, rich stocks. This may be difficult to achieve at home so we suggest the addition of a little flour to help with the thickening process. If there is one item our regular guests will never let us take off the menu, this is it. The recipe can easily be halved for a smaller party.

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Mushroom and Thyme Toasts

Prepare these toasts for a satisfying snack or a quick lunch paired with fresh fruit. The smooth flavour of the mushrooms is enhanced by cooking them with garlic, herbs and a dollop of tangy low-fat sour cream. The mushrooms taste wonderful piled on top of whole-grain toast spread with ricotta cheese.

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Potato and Zucchini Tortilla

This potato and zucchini tortilla is made from the simplest ingredients: eggs, onions and potatoes. Cooked like a flat omelette and served warm or cold and cut into wedges. Extra ingredients can be added, like asparagus, peas and mushrooms.