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Twiggy's eyes blew up after using aromatherapy oils

FashionBy Sunday World
Twiggy's eyes blew up after using aromatherapy oils

Twiggy's eyes swell up when she uses aromatherapy oils on her face.

The 67-year-old sixties icon has admitted she once reacted badly when a make-up artist applied a product on her skin, which contained the essential oil, and the veteran model has admitted her ballooned face was "not a good look".

Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, the blonde-haired star said: "A make-up artist used a product on me that contained aromatherapy oils.

"I can use them on my body no problem, but it made my eyes swell up.

"It was not a good look."

Twiggy - whose real name is Lesley Lawson - has revealed she never used to have her own beauty stylist when she began her modelling career as a teenager and was left to perfect her own make-up when she was doing shoots.

And the fashion muse - who has recently starred in campaigns for Marks and Spencer - cannot drop the habit of applying cosmetic products herself, and "still" applies her own eye make-up.

She explained: "We didn't have make-up artists in the sixties so I always did my own eyes. So even when I work with a make-up artist I still always do my eyes."

However, Twiggy believes she is not high maintenance and she has gone days without sneaking a quick glance of herself in the mirror and brushing her golden locks.

She said: "You couldn't call me high maintenance. Sometimes when I'm at home I don't even look in the mirror for days, not event to brush my hair. Obviously if I'm going out I look and then I might panic and go, 'My eyebrow, I haven't plucked those for three days!'"

Meanwhile, Twiggy has revealed she doesn't "believe" in diets.

She said: "I don't believe in diets. I used to eat like a horse most of the time, like you do when you're when 17.

"Now I am very into healthy eating and love cooking.

"We all have weeks when we eat too much. Bread is my downfall and I could eat a whole sourdough loaf with butter, but you just have to be kind to yourself and get back on track."