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A quick scroll through Olivia Culpo's Instagram and you can tell she's a definite beauty girl. She'll try sophisticated hair trends like a high ponytail, go bold with a red lip for events, and just as easily, do a complete 180 by going makeup free in her selfies. It's this constant change in her routine that keeps all her looks fresh, an observation that didn't go unnoticed when we met up with her at GHD's event in NYC. She had her hair up in a voluminous side braid, which she called "Elsa hair," and wore a dusty pink monochromatic look that seemed to brighten up that dreary, rainy Thursday.
Though Olivia was clearly in full-on glam mode (we expected nothing less), she filled us in on her actual daily makeup routine, which was surprisingly simple and involves no mascara — a staple many of us swear by. During our brief chat, the soft-spoken star even shared a story about a freak hair dryer incident, leading us to conclude that Olivia's frankness is just another quality we like about her. Read on to see what other beauty tips Olivia divulged and then check out that time she taught us how to contour like a Kardashian.