Michelle Obama’s Facialist Shares Her Exact Skincare Regime

Michelle Obama’s Facialist Shares Her Exact Skincare Regime

How to emulate the former First Lady’s glowing complexion.

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We’ve learned a lot from Michelle Obama, over the years; grace under pressure, impeccable style, confidence in the face of adversity… And now, we get to learn how to emulate her glowing, goddess-like skin, because her longtime facialist, a.k.a. the “skin guru” Jennifer Brodeur (who has a clientele roster that also includes Oprah Winfrey), just shared Michelle’s skincare secrets.

The former First Lady’s skincare regimen is surprisingly simple. When Brodeur met Michelle back in 2014, she wanted to focus on fading Michelle’s pigmentation and discolouration in the hope of a more even skin tone, she told Refinery 29. Hyperpigmentation is one of the biggest skin concerns for women of colour.

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Michelle’s #1 Skincare Secret: Use Vitamins

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“We started with an anti-inflammatory system, and then it was about integrating more vitamin Cs and then vitamin A in the evening,” Brodeur explains. Vitamin C is widely known for its brightening powers; it fades dark spots over time, and imparts an illuminating glow to the skin.

This is why, before every speaking engagement, Brodeur treats Michelle’s skin with a vitamin C facial.

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