NZ Woman's Weekly

My beauty secrets – Nisha Madhan

Auckland actress Nisha Madhan (30) appeared in Shortland Street and The Blue Rose, and is currently starring in theatre company Indian Ink’s latest work Kiss The Fish.

My beauty philosophy is… Treat yourself and everyone you know with romance.

The skincare products I can’t live without are… The beauticians at Daxa Beauty Parlour & Hair Salonon Auckland’s K Road provide them. They’re professional, super-affordable and the fastest eyebrow threaders in town. Without them, me and my eyebrows would be lost forever.

My haircare secret is… I have a long-lasting relationship with KevinMurphy. He has seen me through some tough times with his Hair Resort and Motion Lotion.

The must-have products in my make-up bag are… Bobbi Brown’s Long-Wear Black Gel Eyeliner and a fine brush, Maybelline’s NY mascara, and a type of black kohl pencil my mother bought me in India, which doesn’t have a label, but lasts forever!

My favourite beauty treat is… My brother’s girlfriend introduced me to Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser. She gave me a bottle last Christmas, and I’m cherishing every single drop.

My biggest beauty sin is… Sometimes I go to sleep with my make-up on.

About Nicky Pellegrino

Nicky Pellegrino has been a journalist for over 20 years, both here and in the UK, and is a former editor of New Zealand Woman's Weekly. These days, as well as working on the magazine's beauty pages, she writes popular novels like Recipe For LIfe, The Italian Wedding and The Villa Girls. For more about Nicky check out her website

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