Our beautiful Samantha Harris shares her favorite features, beauty secrets and reminisces on the start of her career....
My lips are my favourite feature
When I was younger I wasn’t too keen on them because they were different, but as I’ve gotten older I’ve grown to love them. It’s funny now because everyone seems to want big lips - lucky for me! I don’t tend to wear lipstick, rather I’ll just put on a little of Benefit’s Cha Cha Lip Tint or Lucas Paw Paw Ointment, which I carry with me everywhere.
I’m much more eyes over lips in terms of the makeup I wear. I really like those warm, bronze eye shadows. I have this Stila palette with all of these beautiful eye colours that I find work really well with my complexion. I curl my eyelashes with my MAC Cosmetics Eyelash Curler and I just got this new mascara by Benefit that I’m really into also. I don’t generally like wearing mascara because I walk out of the house with one massive eyelash when it all clumps together, but I’ve found that my Benefit one doesn’t do that for some reason.
I started modeling when I was 13Back then I didn’t know much about makeup or how to apply it properly. When I turned 16 or 17 though I started getting the hang of it. I’ve learnt a lot along the way by watching makeup artists do my makeup. I’m always asking for little tips and tricks.
I like the look of peachy tones on my cheeks and have two cream blushes I swear by: Stila’s Convertible Colour in peony and Becca’s Beach Tint. I kind of mix them together to make this super peach. I use the Stila one on my lips sometimes too - it’s so versatile and fun to wear.
I love foundation. One of my favourites is the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation with SPF15. It’s so sheer yet I can still build up the level of coverage if I need to. I use a pressed powder by MAC Cosmetics for touch ups throughout the day.
Interview by Madeleine Boyd
Photography by Jake Terrey
Hair by Amanda Kowalevsky
Makeup by Filomena Natoli.