Gwyneth Paltrow: "I Don't Know How to Do My Own Makeup"

Celebrity Beauty Nov. 4, 2011 AT 8:59AM
Gwyneth Paltrow: "I Don't Know How to Do My Own Makeup" Credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images

She's an Academy award-winning actress who can belt out country songs, but don't expect Gwyneth Paltrow to do her own makeup.

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"Believe it or not, I am terrible at doing my own makeup," the star, 39, confessed in Thursday's GOOP newsletter. "I'm decent at doing it for a friend, but when it comes to my own face, I never get it right."

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Not that she needs much makeup in the first place -- the star keeps her skin line-free and luminous by eating Omega 3-rich salmon twice a day in addition to using a Clarisonic Cleansing System ($195, clarisonic.com).

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Another one of her anti-aging tricks: indulging in star aesthetician Sonya Dakar's 90-minute Apple Stem Cell treatment, which costs $350 and leaves the face, neck and chest looking youthful, tight and glowing.

In the most recent newsletter, the Contagion actress has her makeup pro, Emma Lovell, go into detail on how she makes up Paltrow for her big, red carpet events. Click through to get the star's day-to-night how to.

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