From What Not To Wear to where? Trinny tells us all

As co-host of one of the UK’s most-watched TV shows back in the noughties, Trinny Woodall told women what not to wear. Now she’s the one who’s had the rein­ven­tion – back with a huge so­cial-me­dia fol­low­ing and a new make-up range. Louise Gan­non meets her

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TRINNY WOODALL IS SIT­TING on a grey-blue vel­vet sofa sur­rounded by the cor­nu­copia of gleam­ing beauty prod­ucts that has taken over her chic south-west Lon­don home. She is talk­ing – at the speed of Usain Bolt – about skin tones, high­lighters, her ‘vam­pire’ face lifts, a won­der vi­ta­min A cream from South Africa called Der­mas­tine, which she got her for­mer PA’s un­cle to send her from Cape Town (‘I asked for 10 tubes. It’s mirac­u­lous for crêpey skin’).

Her foren­sic knowl­edge of the 50 shades of red is ex­tra­or­di­nary. As for eye bags, we are talk­ing Mas­ter­mind spe­cial­ist sub­ject. But there is a point to this tsunami of beauty tips. Af­ter years of co-host­ing BBC’s What Not To Wear, the style show that reg­u­larly had four mil­lion view­ers tun­ing in to see Trinny and her equally posh friend, Su­san­nah Con­stan­tine, give women makeovers, she’s trans­formed into a beauty guru as well as a style queen.

Thanks to her blogs, In­sta­gram posts, YouTube videos, weekly Face­book Live ses­sions and her reg­u­lar ad­vice slot on ITV’s This Morn­ing, Trinny now has around a mil­lion fol­low­ers in the UK, Amer­ica,

pho­tog­ra­phy: david ti­t­low

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