Some people may have been surprised when pop star Pixie Lott landed the starring role of Holly Golightly in the stage version of Breakfast At Tiffany’s, but the singer actually started her career in the theatre.Pixie, 25, joined stage school aged five and had appeared in a West End production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by the time she was 16. And, she says, she always knew that she wanted to be a star.“There was never any other option in my head. As a kid I used to watch documentaries about Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and I knew that was what I wanted. I’d work out all the steps it took to get them where they were.
“I was fascinated by them going to auditions, learning dance routines. Even when I was 10, I was thinking I needed to hurry up.
Music was and is my first love and number one passion, but extending my energies into beauty felt like a natural addition to that.
What is your favourite product in the collection and why?
My favourite one is the pink sorbet wash in hair dye – I just love the colour. I’m also a huge fan of the chalks and sprays as I can play around with them when I don’t have time to go for an all-over colour change.
How do you stay in such good shape? Can you explain your typical weekly workout regime?
I don’t tend to work out or go to the gym but I always feel like I am racing around and on my feet.
When I did Strictly, it was such a great workout regime. I hope to get back into dancing when I have a little time off. I always make sure I drink enough water and generally eat healthily, however I don’t ever limit myself or cut out treats.
What kind of diet do you stick to?
I’ve never dieted, I just tend to eat healthily and enjoy everything in moderation. If you want a treat, you should treat yourself.
She’s such an inspiration, always so elegant and beautiful. While the Holly I play is based on the book, it’s still such an honour to be mentioned in the same sentence as Audrey.
I really identify with the character of Holly Golightly, little things like we are both short-sighted, both live at Number 2 and have a brother we dote on. Has starring in Breakfast At Tiffany’s influenced your personal style? I’ve found myself becoming more and more influenced by 1940s fashion and beauty. It’s really opened up my eyes to that era.
What’s your favourite make-up look for daytime and evening?
My favourite daytime look is dewy skin with the help of a highlighter, a simple coat of mascara and a subtle lip gloss. For the evening I like to go for a smokey eye and a set of Eylure lashes.
Which one beauty product couldn’t you live without?
I couldn’t live without my Nubo Cell Dynamic Day SPF20 Moisturiser – I love this moisturiser, and it also helps to protect my skin in the sun.
What’s your best budget buy?
I love Max Factor’s mascara – it’s so good and last for hours. I would also recommend the Pixie Paint chalks – they’re a lot of fun.
What is your one favourite anti-ageing trick?
Drink lots of water – it’s the key to healthy, young-looking skin.
Source: Daily Star UK