Kim's got that glow! Kim Kardashian opened up to Us Weekly about her secret artillery of tanning tips and beauty tricks on Wednesday, Aug. 6, while promoting her family's Kardashian Sun Kissed Line at Ulta in L.A. The reality megastar explained how her new life, as wife to Kanye West and mom to 13-month-old baby North, has affected her beauty regimen—though, according to Kardashian, it's for the better.
"I used to spray tan more before I got married," Kardashian, 33, told Us. "I would get it so dark and look so crazy."
Now, as a working mom and wife, Kardashian has scaled back her frequent sessions."I don't really have as much time, so I just like to spray myself," she said, revealing the low–maintenance method behind her glow.
"The baby and husband are in bed sleeping, I spray myself and go to bed. No one wants to come in the middle of the night once everyone's down, so it just makes it easy."
Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney, whose new tanning line includes a gel (Kourtney's face), foam (Khloe's go-to), and spray (for Kim). "I think it's super easy," she said. "I travel so much. I love to take the spray and spray my face and my neck, and I do it in sections. I'll do upper body one night. It's hard to do it all at once."
Having a gorgeous complexion and maintaining a perpetual glow is important to the star because it's an easy way to look good. "It's my secret weapon," she revealed to Us. "I always tan before I go on vacation. I don't like to go on vacation [pale] and have to work on my tan."
The bronze goddess said it's difficult, though, to achieve a natural glow as a parent. "I lay out a little bit," she said, alluding to the recent pictures of her outdoors in a bikini. "But, especially now that I have the baby, I don't have time. When she's napping, I do."
While Kim may soak up the sun alone, she loves to have her daughter's company when she's primping. "North actually will totally sit on my lap and is fascinated when I’m getting my hair blown out," she told Us. "And when I'm getting my makeup done [too.] I'll give her a little makeup brush, and she'll be entertained."
In the future, Kardashian said she may pass along the family tradition of makeup lessons to her daughter. "I think it would be a good idea to get her a makeup lesson like we did," she told Us of the Christmas present her late father, Robert, gave Kim and Kourtney when they were teens. "He said, 'If my girls are going to start wearing makeup, I want you to know how to wear it. I don't want you looking crazy.' That was the best gift," she reflected. "And I have been obsessed with makeup ever since."