Tyla Shares Beauty Secrets
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How Tyla Combines Sound Healing And Wellness Into Her Beauty Routine

Tyla is having one helluva moment. She won her first Grammy for the inaugural African Music Performance category, dropped her self-titled debut album to rave reviews, and is featured in campaigns for major brands like Gap. While her career is on a high, in her downtime, she likes to participate in self-care. The “Truth or Dare” artist shared her beauty and skincare routine with Vogue and revealed some of the wellness practices she uses, such as listening to music, lighting candles, and sound healing.

Check it out below:

Singing Bowl

Before Tyla starts her skincare routine, she likes to light a candle and use her singing bowl, which she was introduced to during a trip to Thailand. “I like doing this in the morning and praying. Starting my day, clear.”


Youth to the People Superfood Gentle Antioxidant Cleanser

Tyla’s go-to cleanser is Youth to the People Superfood Gentle Antioxidant Cleanser, but she hasn't always took care of her skin. “I was really not a skincare girl. I used to watch YouTube videos and everything of people having skincare routines and everything, but we didn’t really have all those products in South Africa, so I was just using a baby soap and any lotion kinda girl,” she explains.

However, that all changed once she began performing more. “I started being more careful with my skin and making sure that I take care of it because I have to wear makeup and everything when I perform.” She then followed up her cleanser with Caudalie Beauty Elixir Face Mist.

Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Body Cream 

“Literally, all of my face moisturizers have to be thick. I can’t have a thin lotion because I always end up feeling dry.”

Razor Blade

Next, Tyla shares this hack for managing her eyebrows. “Usually, when I do my eyebrows, I use this. So, this is like blades. I’ve been using this for years to do my eyebrows. Please don’t try this at home,” she urges.

Black Girl Sunscreen

“I really like this one because it doesn’t leave a white cast after.”

Eye Cream

While she didn’t reveal which eye cream she uses, she did share how it’s been a game-changer in her skincare routine. “I didn’t think eye cream worked, but I actually saw a difference, and it makes me feel bougie when I put on eye cream," she shares. "I don’t know why.”


Vaseline gave the “ART” singer a custom blinged-out container, and she likes to use the product as a lip balm.


Path McGrath and Too Faced Concealers

Tyla mixes both Path McGrath Labs Sublime Perfection and Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting concealers. “When I went on tour, it was gonna be way too expensive to have like a makeup artist or whatever, so literally I had to learn, and I started getting good, and now I can do my own makeup,” she says.

The South African beauty also uses Too Faced concealer for bronzer, but in a darker color. She brushes the concealer on the sides of her cheeks, on her nose, and on her cupid’s bow.


She didn't share the name of the eyeliner she uses. However, she's a big fan of this product. “I love a liquid wing," she says. "Usually, if I’m not doing too much, I like to use a brown one ‘cause I feel like it’s not as harsh.”

BLK/OPL Soft Velvet Finishing Color

“My eyes always crease no matter what I do. I’ve searched TikTok left, right, and center. There’s no hack that works for me," she reveals. "Before I powder, I have to get rid of it again. I have to try to keep my eyes open for as long as possible so it doesn’t crease as much.”

She then contours with Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin Sun-Kissed Glow Bronzer, followed by Pat McGrath Labs Skin Fetish: Divine Blush.

L'Oréal Telescopic Mascara

Tyla calls mascara her “favorite thing ever” and shares how she would wear her mom's makeup growing up. “I remember being young and I was never allowed to put on any makeup. I would steal my mother’s mascara. I would carry it with me and then I would go put it on in the bathroom at school.”

MAC Cosmetics Lip Liner and Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

“When it comes to lip products, I really like neutrals like nudes or browns.”

Body Shimmer

“People know I have to be literally glistening whenever on stage, whenever I’m being seen," she says. "I like to mix a lotion and a highlighter.”


Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Strengthening Edge Gel

“I’ve always loved braids not only for style but also convenience," she shares. "I’m traveling so much, I have to do so much, and curly hair is so difficult to manage.”

Last but not least, she finishes her routine with a hair perfume. "I use the same fragrance as my perfume, and I feel like it enhances the fragrance when you walk past.”

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