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Hometown: Niagara Falls
Hair Color: Dark blond
Suggested Madison Reed Shade: Sicily Blond
Heidi Zak is a former Google executive, whose company ThirdLove developed the ultimate basic, a t-shirt bra in 30 sizes, including half cups. Using data from thousands of real women, not just a fit model, her team designs comfortable memory foam bras for women of all shapes, thanks to a proprietary app, that determines your exact size.
Favorite Movie: Age of Innocence
Favorite Music: Dave Matthews
Inspiring Museum: MOMA, NYC
Favorite Journey/Place: Hike to Mount Everest base camp in Nepal
Favorite Food: Spaghetti at Delfina [San Francisco]
Favorite Drink: Moshin Pinot Noir
Favorite Designer: Alice and Olivia
Hair-styling Trick: Sea-salt spray for tousled waves
Swear-by Beauty Habit: SPF every day on hands & face
Morning Routine: Wash face with water then tinted moisturizer with SPF
Beauty Mantra: Less is more.
Tip from Mom: Drink lots of water.
Signature Scent: I don’t wear perfume.
Favorite Lip Shade: ‘Giggle’ lipgloss by Chanel
Favorite Mascara: Benefit
Favorite Nail Polish Color: At the moment, mint green
Beauty Traveling Tip: Facial towelettes for the morning after a redeye
Favorite Antiaging Product: Sircuit Skin Supernatural-A Restorative Retinoid Creme
Always in your beauty bag: Lipgloss
Perfect Day: Spending time with my 1-year old daughter
Instant mood lifter: Any type of workout
Most recent milestone: ThirdLove’s latest bra (the “24/7″) getting accolades from InStyle
Best Career Advice: Always push yourself to be uncomfortable, it’s the best way to learn.
Your Greatest Achievement: Ironman Lake Placid
Words to live by: Treat every day like it’s your last.
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