The Only Way Is Essex star Lydia Bright ditches the slap for Now

The Only Way Is Essex star Lydia Bright has vowed to lay off the fake tan.

The brave 21-year-old says going without make-up for our exclusive photo shoot has encouraged her to tone down her look.

‘When I first started out on TOWIE, I used to wear loads,’ Lydia tells Now

‘I don’t know whether anyone remembers my first ever appearance, but I was caked in make-up. It looked like I’d applied it with a trowel. Seriously!

‘But I was 19 then and it’s only when you get older that you realise you don’t have to be orange to look good.’

Lydia, who’s dating TOWIE co-star Tom Kilbey, 21, says she’s also started taking better care of her skin.

‘I drink more water and I’ve been using a St Ives facial scrub. Oh. My. God! It’s so amazing,’ she adds. 

‘If you look at pics of me from the past month, you’ll see I’ve been wearing less make-up – and it’s thanks to the scrub!’

See the full interview with Lydia Bright in Now magazine dated 16 July 2012 – out now!

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