This is the secret behind the Countess of Wessex’s healthy glow

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex is always seen with a healthy glowing look – and this is her secret.

The Countess of Wessex has been seen out and about a lot more (opens in new tab) than usual during the few months before the coronavirus lockdown, carrying out royal engagements (opens in new tab) and the like.

And she has even continued to do whatever she can from home during the last three months of coronavirus lockdown.

Like all of the other royal ladies (opens in new tab), Countess Sophie always sports a healthy glow whenever she is spotted – and now her skincare secrets have been revealed.

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“Sophie Wessex looks fabulous thanks to her beautiful glowing skin,” Lily Simpson, a nutritional expert and founder of The Detox Kitchen, told Mail Online.

“A diet of plant-based foods and lean protein has a huge impact on the appearance of skin, as does keeping well hydrated and getting proper sleep.”

Rosalind Chapman, founder of cosmeceutical brand Transformulas also told the publication that Countess Sophie mixes a healthy lifestyle with good skincare.

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“Sophie leads a very healthy lifestyle - she rides horses and runs regularly both of which help keep her body and skin in great condition,” said Rosalind.

“She also lives out in the country which means there is less exposure to the damage caused by pollution and free radicals.

“The tone and texture of her skin is beautiful which suggests she uses some sort of brightening serum.

sophie countess wessex secret healthy glowing skin

“Although she has some fine lines, her complexion is peaches and cream and that is what is most important for mature skin.

“A lack of tone and texture is far more ageing than lines and wrinkles.”

Another reason for a healthy lifestyle…

Aleesha Badkar

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