Keira Knightley: This is the best piece of beauty advice I've ever been given...

Keira Knightley reveals the best beauty advice she has ever been given and why her approach to makeup has changed since she became a mother.

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley believes that "less is more" when it comes to makeup.

The 37-year-old actress admitted that she used to enjoy wearing a lot of makeup when she was younger but her "approach" to beauty has changed as the years have gone on and she now prefers to relax in the bath with a face mask.

Speaking to Harper's Bazaar for their 'What's Inside My Beauty Bag?' series, she said: "The best piece of beauty advice I've ever been given is less is more. My approach to beauty has changed over time, I definitely wear a lot less now. I really enjoyed a lot of makeup when I was younger but now I really see a lovely bath with some lovely smelling salts and a face mask as a really gorgeous thing to do. It is a real moment of relaxation and calm, and I really enjoy that."

The 'Atonement' actress has been married to musician James Righton, 39, since 2013 and has Edie, seven as well as thee-year-old Delilah with him and went on to admit that her attitude to beauty has also "changed" since she became a mother.

She added: "My approach to beauty has changed since becoming a mother. I think I enjoy it a lot more. The idea of an expensive cream that smells lovely and feels lovely, I totally appreciate it as the luxury it is. I think as far as makeup goes, I probably do it a lot less but I'm looking for stuff that will give me a quick zhuzh because that's all I've got time for, but I like a good cream!"


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