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MiNDFOOD meets new Estee Lauder face Eva Mendes in LA


Eva Mendes' handwritten note, delivered to MiNDFOOD beauty director Liz Hancock's LA hotel room.
Eva Mendes' handwritten note, delivered to MiNDFOOD beauty director Liz Hancock's LA hotel room.
MiNDFOOD's Beauty Director meets new Estee Lauder spokesmodel, actress Eva Mendes in Hollywood.

Actress, businesswoman and mother Eva Mendes has been announced as the spokesmodel of Estee Lauder’s upcoming New Dimension transformative skincare collection.

MiNDFOOD and MiNDFOOD STYLE beauty director Liz Hancock was lucky to fly to Los Angeles last month to exclusively interview Mendes about her career, motherhood and work with Estee Lauder. You can read the full interview in the September issue of MiNDFOOD, when the groundbreaking New Dimension range launches later this year.

The stunning Cuban-American actress began her Hollywood career in 1998, but Mendes first major role came opposite Denzel Washington in 2001 film Training Day. Since then she has selected a diverse range of roles that vary between comedy and drama, including films Once Upon A Time In Mexico, We Own The Night and Beyond The Pines.

Last year Mendes and partner Ryan Gosling had their first child, a daughter called Esmeralda. Mendes juggles her roles as an actor and mother with her business ventures including a home decor line – Vida, a fashion collection called Eva Mendes for NY&CO, and a colour cosmetics line called CIRCA.

Mendes told MiNDFOOD that she has loved the brand Estee Lauder since she was 12, when she fell in love with the perfume Knowing while shopping in an LA mall in the Valley. “I’ve been wearing it ever since then,” said Mendes.

Mendes is the face of Estee Lauder’s new range which is dedicated to re-shaping the face, and includes New Dimension Shape + Fill Expert Serum and New Dimension Expert Tape. Facial transformation is a new product category for the beauty industry, and the range promises both instant and long-term results.

“As an actress, businesswoman and now a mother, Eva understands the power of transformation that is at the heart of our new approach to beauty,” comments Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Global brand president for Estee Lauder.


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