“I’m a Brooklyn lady, however in LA I discovered a brand new facet of myself. In New York I’d name up my buddies like, ‘Let’s meet down on the Lower East Side, and go to 15 bars.’ Now I’m like, ‘Let’s go to dinner’ after which I’m good. It means that you can be a bit extra reflective and recharge. With what I do I’m at all times on the go. I’m barely dwelling, you already know?
When I get able to exit at evening—whether or not it’s for work or for enjoyable—I at all times have one thing taking part in within the background. It could possibly be an Afro-beat second. I’ll play [Black] Coffee, Burna Boy, Jewelz, Starboy, Wizkid—that vibe. Or I might simply straight entice it out, with City Girls and a few 21 Savage. It’s humorous, now that DJ-ing is my profession, I am going out for leisure lots much less. Going out is enjoyable and simple, however since you’re at all times interacting with folks, it’s additionally very draining. It’s numerous vitality you’re giving out to get again.
Makeup-wise, I’ve by no means been an individual who does lots. But I’ve a lot stuff in my rest room. I seem like a bitch who can actually beat her face, however I can’t. [Laughs] I really like Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation—I do it in two shades, 4N and four.5N. I’m at all times in between two colours, particularly because the seasons change. I really like bronzer. I exploit this Urban Decay Naked Illuminated in Lit. And then I exploit the Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette. I exploit the lighter shade on the high, nearly like a spotlight. For concealer I exploit Nars, the radiant creamy one, in Ginger. And then I am going for his or her Radiant Booster once I need somewhat glow. Everything will get blended with my Beautyblender. To set all of it, I don’t use powder, simply this Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater. I exploit Tatcha also, however what I actually like is their primer. I really like that—it feels so good and mushy in your pores and skin.
The most eyeshadow you’re going to get with me is a transparent lip gloss that I placed on my eyelids. It’s a moist look and it’s actually fairly! For my brows, I exploit Anastasia’s Brow Wiz pencil together with Glossier’s Boy Brow in Clear—I like my eyebrows considerably bushy and undone. Then I’ll do a lash, somewhat wispy second—I’m carrying Ardell Demi Wispies proper now. And I exploit weave glue to place them on as a result of it lasts all evening. Since I’m not excellent with liner, I at all times attempt to play with lashes. Every time I attempt to do the cat eye—you already know, a cat eye for Kitty…—it is at all times crooked. One facet will probably be excellent and the opposite facet will probably be like, what occurred? It’s onerous! People make it look really easy. So, each time I’ve an occasion I attempt to have another person do my make-up.
I’ll play with a lip shade right here and there, however for now I’m doing Dior Lip Addict. It’s sheer, so it’s type of like your personal shade. Since my lips are pink, the 001 shade makes them somewhat extra pink. If I would like somewhat sparkle, I am going for 009. For extra shade, I like Nars Full Vinyl Lip Lacquer in At First Sight. And then often I exploit the Kat Von D bold colors—she has like purple, and orange.
I’m undoubtedly a skincare lady. I really feel like as soon as your pores and skin is supple, you don’t must placed on an excessive amount of make-up. In the mornings, I begin off with Glossier’s Milky Jelly, simply to get actually clear. There are two acids I exploit subsequent, both Dr. Dennis Gross Universal Daily Peel or Sunday Riley’s Good Genes. I like Sunday Riley’s Tidal Enzyme Cream, too—it’s so good, I’m really obsessed. Mario Badescu’s Vitamin C Serum can be within the rotation. Then I apply my serum—the Dior Prestige La Micro Huile De Rose Serum. I additionally use the KNC Undereye Pads, that are good to make use of on the airplane.
For facials, I am going to Soma Spa in New York, and Skin Worship in LA. However, lately I bought a Barbara Sturm facial. I simply love her hyaluronic acid serum, her Glow Drops, and her enzyme cream a lot. For the cream, your blood is infused within the method. I’m unhappy as a result of I’m all out!
Of course, I even have numerous masks—I can’t let you know one which I’m loyal to, however I’m that lady. When I went to Korea, I spent like $300 on simply face masks. A number of in my rotation are: Esthemax’s 24K Gold, Egyptian Rose, and Super Green peel off masks. Those are good, however you must do them at dwelling as a result of you must make the masks. I additionally like Joanna Vargas’ Euphoria Mask, and La Mer’s Hydrating Facial Mask—particularly on the airplane. I’m additionally a giant fan of KNC Beauty Collagen Infused Lip Masks, and Patchology Poshpeel for my ft.
At the tip of the evening, I make certain to take off all my make-up. I as soon as bought a facial and the esthetician was like, ‘Your skin is so congested, this is not usual. What’s been occurring?’ I felt like she cursed me out with out utilizing any curse phrases! I used to be like, ‘Well, I’ve been falling asleep with my make-up on…’ So I minimize that out. I’ve a make-up cleanser that I exploit from Simple, the wipes, or I’ll use witch hazel from Dickinson’s. Then I do a face wash. After that I’ll get out my Kiehl’s avocado undereye cream—their traditional one, the one everyone seems to be obsessive about. If I actually need to give attention to my eyes, I’ll placed on La Mer Lifting Eye Serum and La Mer Eye Concentrate. And then I’ll do the Dior Prestige Night Crème. Sometimes I’ll high it off with Malin and Goetz Recovery Treatment Oil or Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil. I’ve bought to maintain it supple, you already know! If somebody needs to FaceTime, I bought to be prepared! Don’t fall asleep with the dry pores and skin, now.
I’m a chameleon with hair—I like to have enjoyable with it. Recently, I shaved off all of my hair, simply to see if I might do it. And I might! It was actually cute. Right now I’m carrying a straight, pure darkish brown lace entrance. I really like taking part in with wigs—I’ve a blue one, a pink one, I’ve one in each shade. Right now I solely have 10 or 15 of them. In New York I’ve one lady, By Bella Evans, and she or he makes all of my wigs. It’s humorous as a result of we argue on a regular basis—I’m like, ‘I want this!’ And she’s like, ‘Well, I made it lighter.’ In LA I’ve been working with Anthony Cherry for my customized wigs. And you must be good to them. My wigs get deep conditioning therapies each week. I exploit Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Shampoo and Conditioner, and Ouidad Deep Treatment. And then Ouai’s Anti-Frizz Sheets come in useful, and ORS’ Olive Oil Sheen Spray helps preserve them shiny and healthy-looking.
The hair beneath my wigs additionally will get a weekly therapy. I co-wash with As I Am Coconut Cowash or I’ll do an apple cider vinegar rinse. And then most lately I’ve been braiding it weekly, after which I’ll put my wig on high. I exploit numerous Carol’s Daughter merchandise for my pure hair—Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Smoothie—and Aveda’s Brilliant Pomade as effectively. You know that model Ouai? I’ve been utilizing that—I’m type of obsessive about it. I’ve been utilizing Ouai Curl Jelly blended with Carol’s Daughter Leave-In, and braiding it all the way down to a size the place I can do cute twists. It’s a course of. Oils are vital, too. I exploit black castor oil as a sizzling oil therapy, Mizani Comfiderm Scalp Oil, and Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil. Jane Carter Hair Solution Nourish and Shine is nice, too.
For my physique, I just like the Ouai Rose Oil. It’s bomb! It has a pleasant rose scent, and it type of bounces off my fragrance. And I exploit the Herbivore Bath Soak. I exploit the Rose polish too, however the Coconut one is bomb. Another scrub I exploit is the Malin and Goetz Peppermint Body Scrub. It’s invigorating, it wakes you up. I’m a sleepy individual, particularly within the morning. But then you definitely put that on, and it’s like, stand up! And then I lotion up with Kiehl’s Creme de Corps Milk and Honey, with Tatcha’s Gold Camellia Beauty Oil on high.
My home smells like Ambre Nuit Dior perfume as a result of I spray it in all places. It smells so good, and I really feel that it’s unisex. That’s really one thing I’ve realized about myself—I don’t like notes which can be tremendous girly and female. I like leather-based and sandalwood—they’re somewhat seductive, proper? I like that—let me seduce you actual fast. I put on Ambre Nuit every single day. My grandmother at all times mentioned, ‘You have to have a scent.’ Ever since then I’ve been dedicated to that. People textual content me, ‘Oh, I felt like I smelled you today.’ I really like that! Like, ooh, I’m in your thoughts simply by means of odor? Don’t you simply love that energy?”
—as advised to ITG
Kitty Cash photographed by Tom Newton in Paris, on February 25, 2019.