My Regime - Cat McNeil

With a portfolio that boasts the likes of Givenchy, Prada, Dior, Armani and Dolce and Gabbana campaigns, countless editorials across international iterations of Vogue, Numero, Harper’s Bazaar and iD and about as many covers to match, Cat McNeil has truly cemented her status as one of our most successful Australian models. An impressive presentation for a girl from Queensland who was discovered at the age of 14. Here, Cat divulges the supplements she takes daily, her favourite fashion buy and her tried-and-tested regime for keeping her skin in check while travelling. MGx

What is your morning skincare regime?

I always cleanse with Cosmedix Purity Clean and then apply Biologique Recherche Serum Amniotique E and Dr Babor Repair Cellular Protecting Balm SPF 50.

What is your evening skincare regime?

At night I cleanse twice and then use Biolgoique Recherche P50W as a toner, followed by Cosmedix Serum 16. I finish with Chanel La Solution 10 which is a really hydrating and calming moisturiser. A couple of times per week in the evenings I love using Cosmedix Detox Scrub for a thorough clean.

What’s the last thing that you do before going to sleep?

My skincare regime and brush my teeth.

What are the three skincare products you can’t be without?

Sisley Paris Black Rose Cream Mask, Chanel La Solution 10 and Cane + Austin exfoliating wipes.

What are the three makeup products that you can’t be without?

I don't really wear makeup when i'm not working, but if I do, i'll always have mascara, concealer and blush.

Favourite body products?

I like to make a homemade body scrub. I use brown sugar, honey and coconut oil.

Do you have any favourite skin or beauty secrets or tricks?


Favourite tips for travelling?

Stay hydrated!!

How do you maintain your skin whilst travelling?

I always take all of my skincare products that Melanie prescribes everywhere and make sure to drink lots of water.

What’s your everyday makeup regime?

I don’t wear makeup.

What regular treatments do you have to maintain your complexion?

A facial with Mel whenever I can, in Sydney or sometimes Paris.

What does your diet look like on a day to day basis? 

It has changed a lot this year. I cut out coffee and really cut back on the sugar. I drink a lot of tea and eat heaps of fruits and veggies.

Do you take any supplements?

Just magnesium powder every morning and night.

Plans for 2017?

To take better care of my mind and body.

What’s one thing that all women should own?

A good leather jacket.

Tea or coffee?


Favourite flower?

White lilies

Heels or flats?


If I were a cocktail I would be…

Espresso martini

Bucket list fashion buy?

I can never have enough bags

Favourite piece of clothing that you own?

Black jeans

Favourite lipstick?

I don’t wear lipstick


Nothing right now

Listening to…

Chet faker radio

Guilty Pleasure…


I need…

To work out more

I want….

To see more of the world this year