My Regime - Dion Lee

As one of our most celebrated homegrown talents, Dion created his eponymous line at the mere age of 23 and is now showing seasonally in New York and London. Dion shares the highlights of his career so far, he is so devoted to daily SPF and the best advice he has ever been given. MGx

What is your typical daily skincare regime?

I cleanse with Cosmedix Purity Solution, apply SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel and EltaMD SPF day cream.

What was your latest skin care purchase?

Cosmedix Rescue Balm

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

My cleanser, Cosmedix Purity Solution, SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel , SPF!

What is the best skin care advise you have received?

To wear a sunscreen every single day.

How would you describe your personal style?

Low maintenance and relaxed. To be comfortable especially whilst travelling.

What are three items you always carry with you?

My phone, my wallet and my iPad.

What is your evening skin care regime?

I cleanse with Lait VIP 02 Cleasner (Biologique Recherche) in the evenings followed by Cosmedix Serum 16 retinol serum, I have been mixing together Cosmedix Rescue Balm and Embryalisse Moisteriser. I have a Cosmedix Purity Detox Scrub which I use a couple of nights a week.

Are there any foods you tend to eat more of or avoid to maintain your complexion?

My diet is fairly consistent. I don't eat meat but eat lots of fresh veggies and drink a lot of water throughout the day.

How do you like to stay fit?

I go to the gym regularly, especially when I am home. I also like to run and spend time outdoors to de-stress.

Do you have a signature scent?

There are a couple of scents from BYREDO that I like to switch between.

What regular treatments do you have to maintain your complexion?

Regular treatments when I’m Sydney, always including Light Therapy

Whilst traveling which products do you pack in your hand luggage?

Cosmedix Purity Solution and Cosmedix Rescue Balm.

How do you maintain your skin whilst travelling?

I stay hydrated and get as much rest as possible.

What's your favourite fashion trend of all time?

I like classic styles like tailoring and suiting.

How do you take care of your skin in the winter months?

I stay hydrated, my skins usually always quite dry so I add more moisture and continue with my sunscreen.

What is the best advice you have ever been given?

To trust your instinct and find our own voice.

What have been some of the highlights of your career so far?

Starting to show internationally in NYC and London. And opening my own stores - its really great seeing your clothes in an environment you’ve designed.

Do you have any advice for young people who want to get into the fashion industry?

It’s important when establishing a brand to create a distinct identity.

What are your favourite accounts to follow on social media?

My friends. I mostly use social media to keep in contact with my friends who live all over the world.