Fashion and beauty writer, Naomi Isted talks about yoga, Victoria Beckham, and being addicted to social media!
What’s your average day like?
Every day is so different but most of the time I’m up at about 6am, get my daughter up and ready for school, fit in a bit of yoga before the school run and then am either typing up my features or preparing for filming and running around London like a nutter getting ready to interview celebrities. Getting wardrobe, having hair and make-up done and learning scripts, basically crazy busy. Oh and not forgetting, I’m a social media addict.
Do you have a role model?
Gosh that’s a hard one so many great women inspire me! Primarily my mother who’s the kindest most wonderful woman on the planet. I’m definitely inspired by Victoria Beckham’s style and her ability to juggle such a hectic family life with a busy and successful career. I also love Giuliana Rancic co-host on E! News and Fashion Police on E!. Giuliana is a great presenter and has had to deal with so much. And then there’s Emma Willis; I just think she’s fabulous at what she does and I love her style.
What’s the strangest thing that’s happened to you in your career so far?
Oh my gosh that would have to have been when we were filming my beauty TV series Harley Street Beauty. We were filming inside a hospital during liposuction, breast augmentations, and brow lift operations, I felt so queasy and thought I was going to collapse.
What is your make-up must have for this summer?
I personally couldn’t live without my seven second leave-in conditioner by Unite – it’s incredible. Both mine and my daughter’s hair is rather thick and we have a natural wave so it makes it easy to style especially because I have thick and long Gold Class Hair extensions.
What’s been your proudest moment in your career?
I don’t think I could pinpoint any particular moment as my career has been a real journey with loads of highs and lows. Probably two of my favourite moments were when I found out the beauty series I presented and created was going global to 27 million homes, but also being invited to write about beauty for The Herald Scotland was lovely. Being brought up in Scotland that’s a real privilege to be asked.
What’s your idea of the perfect day of relaxation?
Spending a day in a spa with no phones or iPads, having a chance to read all my favourite glossy mags, getting a deep tissue massage and facial followed by a deep uninterrupted sleep. Mainly because I don’t get a lot of sleep or time to read my favourite mags. Then room service and a no cleaning or tidying in the evening.
Do you have a favourite spa treatment?
I think my favourite treatment has to be a deep tissue massage. I work hectic hours, am a mum, and a busy housewife so get fairly bad tension in my shoulders and back. After a deep tissue massage I feel like I’ve been on a weeks break so relaxed and refreshed it is amazing.
When do you feel at your happiest?
Again I get such a buzz from work that I always love what I’m doing, in terms of work it has to be the buzz of reporting from Fashion Week. Out of work its down the local pub on a sunny summer’s day relaxing with my hubby and gorgeous little girl, getting to spend quality time together and eating gastro pub grub. I love English country pubs in the summertime.
Complete this sentence: A successful woman is … hard working, kind, loyal and happy in what she does and whom she’s with.
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