Southern Tastemakers Share Mom's Best Beauty Advice
In honor of Mother's Day, we polled some of our favorite Southern tastemakers—from country crooners to silverscreen stars—to find out the best beauty advice they ever received from their mothers and grandmothers.
Amy Smilovic | Designer, Tibi
The designer credits her mother with instilling in her the true meaning of fashionable.
Angie Harmon | Actress, Rizzoli & Isles
The actress will always act like a lady thanks to this sound advice from her mother.
Ann Mashburn | Designer
The designer says her mom is responsible for inspiring her from the start.
Brooklyn Decker | Actress, Friends with Better Lives
Brooklyn's mom led by example when it came to teaching her daughter to cherish her natural beauty.
Candice Accola | Actress, The Vampire Diaries
Hot rollers were a must in Candice's childhood home—the actress has mom to thank.
Cat Cora | Chef
The chef credits her mother with instilling in her a sense of kindness and authenticity.
Hillary Scott | Singer, Lady Antebellum
Forget the diamonds—this Southern songstress says her mom never underestimated the power of a great pair of jeans.
Holly Williams | Singer-Songwriter
If you're dressed with a smile you'll always be beautiful, advised Holly's mother.
Jenna Bush Hager | Southern Living Editor-at-Large
Jenna learned from her mother the power of kindness—and to never leave home without lipstick.
Jorja Fox | Actress, Model, Author
Cheap perfume? The actress says no to this beauty faux-pas thanks to a little advice from her glamorous mom.
Julia Reed | Writer
Julia's perfectly dressed grandmother taught her that being pulled together on the outside has far-reaching effects.
Kendra Scott | CEO and Founder, Kendra Scott
Sunscreen and suds—two beauty secrets this jewelry maven learned from her mom.
Laura Bell Bundy | Actress, Anger Management
When it comes to hair, bigger is better. The actress' mom also imparted the importance of ensuring her tresses were perfectly coiffed from all angles.
Laura Vinroot Poole | Owner, Capitol, Poole Shop, and House Account
Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen—wise advice from Laura's beautiful mother.
Lela Rose | Designer
Being dressed sounds attainable enough. Lela's mom said it can impact the rest of the day.
Lucy Hale | Musician, Actress, Pretty Little Liars
Lucy is grateful her momma let her make her own beauty mistakes. It shaped her into the person she is today.
Mary Steenburgen | Actor, Songwriter, Co-owner of South on Main
Mary's simply stunning mother, Nellie, showed her that beauty isn't about makeup.
Olivia Munn | Actress
The actress' pretty complexion can be credited to her mother's exfoliating regimen.
Stacy Smallwood | Owner, Hampden Clothing
Stacy's mom taught her that strategic moisturizing is key to preserving youthful skin.
Valerie June | Musician
Valerie's grandmother taught her that beauty is more than skin deep.