Barbara Palvin’s face — plump lips, lifted and arched eyebrows, smooth skin without a single forehead wrinkle — hints at a good plastic surgeon with an airtight NDA. But in reality, Palvin — and her crew of 2018 Victoria’s Secret Angels — credit their sculpted glow to A-list esthetician Mzia Shiman. The veteran skin expert has been working with the Angels for almost a decade, and her miracle non-invasive 30-minute facial might just be the show’s best-kept secret. Here, she breaks down the exact treatment she gives the models before they hit the runway, how it works, and why it’s universally effective. The following interview was told to Megan Decker and edited for length and clarity.
The Model Treatment
“A few days before the taping of the live show, all the girls come in at some point between rehearsals for a facial that combines oxygen infusion and LED light therapy. It takes around 30 minutes, and the results are amazing, and most importantly, stable across the board. After the treatment, all the models walk out of the office with lifted eyebrows and cheekbones, plump lips, and that gorgeous glow. In all my years of using this technique, since …read more