The One Grooming Move Behind Pharrell’s Aging-In-Reverse Skin

by MR Magazine Staff

Pharrell Williams is 44 years old, with the eternally youthful face of a guy just out of college—minus the zits. And what he does to achieve this magical feat has been a source of rumor and speculation for years. But Wednesday, while discussing his newest collaboration with Adidas, a 70s inspired line of tennis apparel and sneakers, Pharrell let the readers of Dazed magazine in on a key part of his daily routine: exfoliation. “I exfoliate like a madman. When you exfoliate and you drink a lot of water, that does good for you. To me, the key is just exfoliating, like a monster. There’s a lot of dead skin. All the time. Like a narcissistic madman.” This isn’t the first glimpse we’ve gotten into the ageless multihyphenate’s grooming routine. But it is the first time in nearly four years that we’ve had any news regarding his secrets to youthful skin. Back then, model Riley Montana said in an interview that she started using Cetaphil cleanser and drinking a lot of water after Googling Pharrell’s anti-aging secrets. It was secondhand, sure, but the simple advice seemed to be working for her. That same year Pharrell told Into the Gloss that he followed a piece of advice given to him by supermodel Naomi Campbell. Read more at GQ.