Disney “Bunk’d” star, Skai Jackson dishes on her favorite drugstore beauty buys, hair care and what’s on her playlist.
For red carpet events Skai Jackson loves to accentuate her eyes and highlight her skin. “I love [for my skin] to have a nice dewy glow.”
Looking to recreate the same glow? For eyes that pop, you can never go wrong with a cateye and volumizing mascara. Before applying your base, complete your cat eye and top your lashes with your favorite mascara. For the ultimate glow, use a primer with a subtle shimmer and highlight the high plains of your face, and set the look with you favorite setting spray.
When it comes to beauty, Skai is definitely a hair girl. “I love to play around with products, but I only use products with natural ingredients. I don’t touch my hair too much—usually I’ll just put it in a bun or a ponytail, but when I’m on the show I always wear a two-strand twist out.” The actress usually washes her hair every 10-12 days and hydrates her strands with natural oils like coconut oil, castor oil and Jamaican Black castor oil.
16-hour set days make skin care a major priority for Skai. At 14, she’s already made a habit of forming a morning and skin routine. Her 3-step regimen for morning and evening include a cleanser, toner and her favorite moisturizer, this ultra-hydrating formula from Sephora is her cream of choice.
Sephora Collection Instant Moisturizer+ Cream ($23, at sephora.com)
“I love our ability to fully embrace who we are. And then there’s our hair—we can wear it curly, straight— some girls will comment on my hair saying ‘I wish I could do that to my hair.’ I love that we can do everything.” We hear you Skai! Black women have got it going on.
Comb through her beauty bag and you’ll always find a tube of mascara. And, her brand of choice is actually drugstore! She swears by Maybelline ‘The Colossal’ Mascara
$5.99, at walmart.com
If she weren’t acting, the Disney star would focus her attention on fashion design. “[Fashion Design] is something that I’ve been interested in since I was young. I love to mix bright, fun patterns, so my line would be marry New York chic and California cool. “
For moments when she’s in a pinch for time, she relies on accessories to add some flare to her outfits. Skai loves to experiment with hats and statement pieces like bold earrings, a printed bag or a statment necklace to bring her outfits together.
Like all of us, Skai has been jamming out to Drake’s recent “Views” album. Right now her favorite tracks are ‘Views’ and ‘9’ (we’re still obsessing sover “One Dance” and “Controlla,” we’ll make it through the rest of the album… eventually.) When she’s not crooning to Views, she’s dancing to Rihanna’s ‘Anti.’— You can never go wrong with Riri!