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Bethenny Frankel's Skincare Secret “Will Do Wonders for Your Pores"

The Real Housewives of New York City mogul shares her approach to rehabbing her skin from makeup damage.


Bethenny Frankel is famous for margaritas, stinging one-liners, and figure-flattering jeans. But did you know The Real Housewives of New York City entrepreneur is also a skincare expert? (If you need proof, just check out her glowing skin!) She recently spilled the tea on some need-to-know skincare secrets, and you better believe we're taking notes.

Like any Real Housewife, Bethenny knows a lot about getting glammed up. But she knows rehabbing your skin after caking on beauty products is key: "Not wearing makeup at all aka 'a makeup cleanse' will do wonders for your pores," Bethenny shared in an Instagram post. "It doesn’t matter how quality the makeup is, and maybe one day I will do it traps your skin and leads to breakouts. Period...the end. So CLEAN YOUR SKIN well!"

Bethenny believes "skincare should be natural" and adheres to the beauty golden rule: "NEVER EVER go to bed without washing off your makeup!" 

Another secret she shared? The most overlooked chore in beauty: "CLEAN your makeup brushes," Bethenny insists, since makeup brushes are "a breeding ground for bacteria." 

Though Bethenny has her own Skinnygirl beauty line, which provides "simple, affordable solutions" for skincare, she never fails to keep it real about what products can/can't do for you: "Don’t believe the hype: my skincare nor anyone else’s, whether vampire blood or placenta facials, is going to make you look 20 years younger." 

Her biggest piece of advice? "Try to sleep, drink water, laugh, have fun, age gracefully...and pray for the best."

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