The Best-Kept Beauty Tricks I Stole From My 'Nanny'
Marguerite "Nanny" Sheffey Symons
Jekyll Island, Georgia, circa 1950
"Just like Nanny, I use eye shadows in lavenders and pinks to highlight my hazel eye color."
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"She wore Chantilly, a light musk by Houbigant, which also makes my favorite scent."
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"She was loyal to her skin-care regimen and didn't skip steps when applying makeup, down to finishing powder to set her look."
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"She told us to never sleep in our makeup. I use a cleanser that also restores moisture."
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"Nanny was never without her signature pink lip color, even if she was making breakfast in her housecoat!"
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"Her nails were always painted to match her lipstick. She would approve of my go-to pink shade by RMS Beauty."
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