Just like we all used to do with SATC, these days, any time we gather with pals, a game of "which Bravo Housewife are you?" inevitably ensues. (And hopefully for you, it doesn't end up with tables being tossed!) Well, the lovely Kyle Richards is the one class-act we always pray we're cast as. Aside from snagging the hottest man on the planet (helllooo, Mauricio!), she's got endless energy, a full life, and — let's face it — a youthful, olive-skinned glow and flowing raven locks that we seriously envy.
Is it just us, or does this woman never age? To find out we went to the source, catching up with the L.A. native to discover how she achieves her on-screen allure, and so much more. Keep clicking to get a list of Richards' fave products, local beauty hot spots, and pro tips to help you achieve your own Rodeo Drive moment.
Photo: Courtesy of Helena Renee PR
We heard you're opening a new store, congrats! What can we expect from Kyle by Alene Too? Will there be any beauty products?
“All of my favorite designers will be in stock like Haute Hippie, Parker, Hudson Jeans, Missoni, and J Brand. And, who knows — maybe we'll branch out to beauty some day, but right now I'm having a ball working with Debbie Weisman and Lizzy Schwartz.”
What's your beauty mantra in five words or less?
“When in doubt, do without!”
You look phe-nom-en-al! What's your key to staying fresh-faced and young?
“Eating right and exercising — what you put in your body reflects what you look like on the outside.”
How do you stay fit?
“I love hiking, spinning, and yoga — and I try to fit them in whenever I can. My yoga teacher has been coming to my house lately. It really keeps me calm and I feel a huge difference in my body.”
Do you have a strict morning and nighttime regimen you adhere to?
“I love using Epicuren products on my skin, but my husband gets angry when it takes a long time to get ready for bed! I also take a hair vitamin called Nourage every night to keep my hair growing and healthy.”
Do you have an ultimate "fountain of youth" product?
“Water — I have to force myself to drink it. I can see a big difference in my skin when I don't drink enough."
What's your number one super-sneaky beauty trick?
“A spray tan — it makes me look thinner. Oh, and my individual lashes that make my eyes stand out.”
Do you have a specific spray tan that you swear by?
“I used to go to the tanning booth once a week, but lately I've been using L'Oréal Sublime Bronze — it gives me a really good color and saves time.”
Where's the best blowout in all of L.A.?
“Pamella Brogardi, her Twitter handle is @hairbypamellab.”
Have you ever tried extensions?
“I don't wear extensions — I think they destroy your hair.”
What's your favorite salon in L.A.?
“I only go to Pamella for my hair — she even comes to my house to save time.”
Can you dish on your fave facial?
“Carina, who was on season one of RHOBH. She's the only person I go to!”
Read on for Richards' weirdest beauty treatment, how she spends a typical day, and the opportunity to hang with her at her own swanky soirée!
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