A world-class athlete deserves a world-class skin-care routine, right? Well, in tennis pro Serena Williams' case, that's exactly what she has. In a recent video with Harper's Bazaar, the athlete revealed her seven must-have products for flawless skin after a long day of work, sports, or just being a mommy — and boy, is it pricey.
So how much does she spend, you ask? Let's just say that you need about a thousand disposable dollars to wind down your skin the way she does. So ahead, check out the pocket-breaking routine, that's almost as foolproof as Williams' backhand.
Serena Williams just revealed all of her nighttime beauty secrets.
The August Harper's Bazaar cover star shared all of her p.m. skin-care secrets for the publication's YouTube series Go to Bed With Me. In the six-minute video, she broke down her seven-step process for flawless skin after a long day. And while the routine was fairly simple and quick, achieving skin like a champ comes with a hefty price tag. In total, her nightly must-haves come to a grand total of around $950 and are shipped from all over the world.
So if you have $1,000 to spare, and want radiant skin like history's greatest tennis player, keep on reading, because this is what you'll need to make it happen.
Loving Earth Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil ($16, Loving Earth)
Williams says she uses coconut oil for just about everything, as does her daughter Olympia, who also takes part in the expensive skin routine. To remove makeup, Williams grabs a handful of oil and simply rubs it all over her face before wiping it off with a wet cloth. She shared that her favorite brand is one she picked up in Australia (casual). This brand, Loving Earth, sources its coconut oil from Thailand, which it claims has the best quality oil one can find, with a particularly smooth and delicate aroma.
Vine Vera Vitamin C Serum ($246, Vine Vera)
Every wonder how Williams' skin always seems to be so bright? You have this product to thank. Next in her routine, she applies a few drops of this pricey serum to prep her skin for the next five steps. This Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum is infused with resveratrol ferment extract, vitamin A , and vitamin C derivatives to leave the skin looking radiant.>> Get it here
Vine Vera Age Carbernet High-Potency Eye Serum ($350, Vine Vera)
For someone with a schedule as busy as Williams, under-eye care is a must. She relies on this $350 serum to keep her looking bright and wake. The revolutionary Resveratrol Cabernet High-Potency Eye Serum combines three major ingredients: resveratrol, palmitoyl oligopeptide, and vitamin C, which work together to reduce fine lines.
MZ Skin Hydra-Bright Golden Eye Treatment Mask ($106, Net-A-Porter)
While shopping at Harrods in London, Williams spotted this favorite eye product. After applying her eye serum, she sets it with the MZ Skin Hydra-Bright Golden eye masks under her lower lids to instantly restore radiance and brighten her skin. Infused with nano gold particles to deeply penetrate the delicate area, these gels are supercharged with collagen, hyaluronic acid, and seaweed to improve elasticity, minimize the appearance of fine lines, and reduce puffiness.
MZ Skin Soothe & Smooth Collagen Activating Eye Complex ($149, Net-A-Porter)
This is the final step in her extensive eye care. She finishes the other patches and serums off with MZ Skin's firming Collagen Activating Eye Complex, which she sometimes also applies all over for its moisturizing properties. The $149 formula restores and locks in moisture, prevents irritation, and boosts collagen and elastin production. The addition of Albazia Bark Extract reduces puffiness, making it an absolute must for anyone who travels long distances a lot or is constantly juggling work and family. Sounds like Williams.
Ayur Medic Enrichment Cream ($70, Ayur Medic)
This is what Williams says is responsible for all her anti-aging prowess. This cream is a rich blend of peptides, nourishing emollients, and co-enzyme Q-10, which help give the skin needed moisture and hydration to dramatically improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, revealing healthy, radiant-looking skin.
Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs, and Rosewater ($7, Ulta)
Finally, she finishes off her routine with a product that contains her favorite flower: roses. This refreshing, hydrating, and affordable spray can be used anytime and anywhere. Simply formulated with fragrant herbal extracts and rosewater, this mist is a pleasant pick-me-up for dehydrated, tight, and uncomfortable skin.
And there you have it, folks. If you've ever wondered what the world's greatest athlete does for flawless and indestructible skin, now you know.