I have known Naomi Watts for over 10 years now. The epitome of natural beauty in every way, inside and out, she is both a friend and an inspiration. She has been one of the biggest supporters of the company I founded, Onda Beauty. Here, I share a few of her favorite products.
I recommend African Botanics Baobab Oxygenating Cleanser ($60 for 3.4 ounces) for Naomi because it unclogs pores and reduces the effects of urban pollutants without irritating skin. It contains baobab fruit powder, which is rich in vitamin C to nourish the skin. Sandalwood and cedarwood essential oils soothe and rejuvenate, while jasmine helps stimulate cellular renewal and fade scar tissue while also diminishing fine lines and wrinkles.
Immunocologie Exfoliating Lotion ($150 for 3.4 ounces) is not your average exfoliator. It has glycolic acid, which lifts away dead skin cells without stripping or irritating the skin, and lactic acid, which promotes cellular regeneration and nourishment. Used daily, this serum will help clear up surface blemishes, reduce discoloration and promote a fresher, more uniform, glowing complexion. If you have sensitive skin, start out slowly and see how your skin responds.
The antiaging treatment:
Forty years of studies have demonstrated the extraordinary ability of retinol, a derivative of Vitamin A, to speed cell renewal and fight the signs of aging. Marie Veronique Gentle Night Retinol Serum ($110 for 1 ounce) contains an all-natural version of retinol, which is less irritating. Other active ingredients include antioxidant Vitamins C and E, which work together with Vitamin A to support collagen-building for younger-looking skin.
Naomi loves a rich moisturizer and the just-launched Bottega Organica Balance Face Cream ($78 for .5 ounce) fits the bill. Many of the organic ingredients are grown on Bottega Organica’s farm in Italy: It has tulsi
to regulate sebum production, French lilac to rejuvenate, and coneflower and vetiver oil to stimulate healthy skin renewal. The results? You’ll see a noticeable difference in hydration, fine lines will disappear and skin will feel soft and smooth.