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Iris Maity on keeping it simple.

india Updated: Mar 23, 2009 15:38 IST
Sujata Reddy
Sujata Reddy
Hindustan Times

Must-do beauty ritual before leaving home?
Since I have good skin, I’m not too fussy. I just make sure my hair is neatly combed.

Home beauty tip?
I dry orange peel and mix with rose water.. it does wonders for my skin.

Your make-up funda?
Never go over the top.. mascara, kajal, lip gloss and I’m ready.

Your best feature?
My eyes.

Earthy shades or vibrant hues?
I’m for simple, light make-up. I go for bright shades only if a shoot demands it or if I’m wearing a bright outfit.

Strict no-no?
Red lipstick.

Parlour visits are for..
to trim my hair, massages etc.

Can’t stay without?
Kajal and lip gloss.

Beauty icon?
Sushmita Sen, she is a real diva!

Beauty wish-list?
I wish I had long, jet black hair.. I used to when I was in school.

Bedtime beauty ritual?
I remove make-up with cleansing milk.

How do you tackle a bad hair day?
(Laughs) I avoid going out. If I have to, I wet my hair and apply hair mouse. The frizzy hair look saves my day.

The secret to good lips?
A lip liner and little gloss and you have the desired effect.

Ageing gracefully or..
Definitely, ageing gracefully.. there is a charm in it.

(As told to Sujata Reddy)

First Published: Mar 23, 2009 15:34 IST