Cindy Crawford’s modeling days afforded her many life lessons and encounters—she catapulted herself from a model to a brand empire—which she may not have experienced had she chosen a different path. “Being in the beauty business at a young age allowed me to start really taking care of my skin. I had access to information and doctors—that’s how I met Dr. Sebagh, through a makeup artist,” she says. Dr. Jean-Louis Sebagh is Crawford’s Parisian anti-aging guru who specializes in nonsurgical treatments. “I was going to Paris and I was told that I had to see Dr. Sebagh. All I kept thinking was, “Why, I’ll be 28? My friend explained to me that he was doing these vitamin cocktails, like mesotherapy. I didn’t know what mesotherapy was or anything about it.” She confesses that until she went for first visit, her skin care routine consisted of sunscreen, and that was it.
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“Modeling took a toll on my skin. I finally went to see him and he did a treatment on me. I didn’t even realize my skin was so dull until he brought it back to life. It was like a lightbulb went off in my head because I instantly saw my skin wake up.” She became hooked on his magical potions and antioxidant concoctions, traveling to Paris to have her skin treated whenever she could.
“Every time I would see Dr. Sebagh, I would say the same thing, “Can’t you just bottle this stuff up?” So we started talking about doing a skin care line together. When I was 35, my Revlon contract was up for renewal and it seemed like the right time to create the line. And that’s how Meaningful Beauty was born.”
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