Sofia Vergara’s beauty routine takes 75 minutes & she does it every single day


Here are some photos of Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello out and about last night in LA. They were coming out of the Justin Timberlake concert, which just reminds me that JT and Jessica Biel have been keeping a surprisingly low profile for most of this year. Because that’s what happens when I see photos of Sofia and Joe… my mind wanders to other celebrities. Anyway, Joe looks like a muscled unicorn, per usual, and Sofia looks like a bombshell. She has a good genes, of course, but she also takes care of herself. I would imagine that there’s a lot of effort going into being Sofia. She confirms as much in a new interview with Redbook (you can read the full piece here):

Her naturally blonde hair: “Having blonde roots with dark hair, you start looking bald! So I’ve been making it lighter recently, just because it’s easier. When my hair was very dark, I had to dye my roots every month—it was a lot of maintenance. Now I can go two or three months between colorings.”

She doesn’t want to look like a raccoon: “I’ve worn the same shades my whole life because I know what looks good on me and at my age. I used to do more black eyeliner, but now that I’m older I wear browns because black can be too much. And I own a million products.”

She always wears makeup: “I don’t always curl my hair or wear false lashes, but I do full makeup every day and I always have.”

Her routine takes time: “An hour and 15 minutes. I take my time—I like showering, scrubbing, bubbling. Everyone is always rushing me! They’ll lie about when an event starts to try to get me there on time. But I always know, so I don’t give a damn.”

She hates manicures: “I don’t have the patience for someone to give me one. So I’ll paint my nails in the car on the way to the Golden Globes or to the airport.”

Preventative anti-aging: “I’ve used Crème de la Mer since before I was supposed to; I believe in prevention. Because once your skin is sagging, it’s sagging.”

The idea of getting plastic surgery: “Why not? I mean, not yet, but maybe [I’ll do] my under-eye bags in my 50s. We’ll see what I need, but I’m not saying no!”

[From Redbook]

I like her realism about aging and plastic surgery and that she talks about it openly. I hope she never Botoxs or does fillers because that would be disappointing, but I think it’s realistic to say “I’ll probably feel differently about this when I’m in my 50s.” As for her makeup and everything… it takes her an 75 minutes to get ready every day?! I cannot even imagine. Granted, I work from home, but I’ve got my shower/daily upkeep routine to under 20 minutes. I seriously can’t imagine spending that much time on makeup and hair and all of that. I have sh-t to do.



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  1. Abbott says:

    Those two have about as much chemistry as Ed O’Neill and a mop.

  2. GiGi says:

    That kind of routine is mind boggling to me. I work from home, mostly, and if I do have to take a meeting, they’re frequently on very short notice. The other day I went from still in my pyjamas to showered, hair & face done & at my meeting across town in 30 minutes flat. The only time I take a nice long time to get ready is if my husband and I are going to a wedding or other event like that – I like to ship the kids off, and really take my time. But that happens about twice a year, lol!

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      I would run out of stuff to do in 75 minutes.

      • Dani2 says:

        Same, the longest I can spend on my beauty routine is 35 minutes and that’s for nights out and weddings.

    • Susan says:

      Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see where it says ’75 minutes every day’. She says she takes ’75 minutes to get ready before an event, I think…she says she puts on full makeup every day. Regardless, her job is to look good and if that’s what it takes, ok then 🙂

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        Right. I could probably take two hours for a red carpet event, mostly because I would spend a lot of time throwing up if I had to walk in front of all those cameras. Lol

      • ichsi says:

        @Susan Couldn’t agree more.

      • Ra says:

        I have a shit ton of hair. It’s not even super long, but it’s thick. On days I wash it, (every other), it easily takes me that long. Shower, shave legs, wash hair, dry, flat iron, wash face, brush teeth & makeup? Easy 75 mins. Washed hair in sink, after perm/relaxer & from wash to finish it’s 40 mins, for hair alone! 75 minutes? Easily done.

    • Yup, Me says:

      I love a long, lingering prep and 75 minutes leaves time for moseying around, lingering over picking clothes, chatting, etc. I once read a book where a woman laid out a plan for taking SIX HOURS to get ready and how to really luxuriate over it. It was decadent.

      That said, I work from home and I’m trying to figure out how to get someone else to do my hair so I can take that off of my routine.

      But this IS her job. If I were being paid to show up looking fabulous everywhere I go every day, I’d take 75 minutes, too. And then I’d probably stay home more often.

      • Ange says:

        I’m kind of like that. If I have a night out planned I loooooove leaving plenty of time to get ready and really get into the process. Showering and shaving my legs etc, moisturising, picking makeup colours, sorting out skin and hair then clothes…. I just love it. It helps me feel glamorous I think lol.

  3. eliza says:

    I just want to say I HATE La Mer! Hate it. The one time I bought it, because everyone was raving about it. I put it on and it felt like putting gum on your face. Great if it works for some women but I hated it.

    75min to shower and get ready doesn’t seem too excessive. I usually take about an hour or a bit less. I have long hair which takes time to dry and by the time you do a facial routine and make up and dress, it takes time. I thought by the headline she just worked on her face for 75min.

    Ugh. Joe Mangiello.

    • Marty says:

      I completely agree! La Mer is SO over-hyped.

    • Original Tessa says:

      If I was a celebrity going out and being photographed, 75 minutes doesn’t seem too excessive to me either. If you break it down, 15 to shower, 15 to dry her long hair, 10 min to lotion and serum her skin, 15 makeup, 15 dress, she has five minutes left to maybe put a few curls in her hair. This seems appropriate for me. I take an hour in the morning and I’m just going to work. And the days when I paint the nails are longer. That’s only twice a week if I do a good job.

      Also, if you hate La Mer, but like good skincare, try SKII products. They aren’t tacky or sticky and they sink right into the skin. I like their mask in lotion. It’s super hydrating and balances out the skin so well, I’ve almost stopped wearing foundation all together. Great great products. I don’t get facials nearly as much as I used to so they have almost paid for themselves.

      • ReturnoftheMac says:

        Ok I just have to pipe in really quickly. I have discovered Egyptian Miracle it’s an all natural multi-use product. It’s solid so you have to warm it into kind of an oil/serum with your fingertips but it’s AMAZING!! My slight under eye wrinkles have all but disappeared and my lips are super conditioned too. Check it out, I love sharing beauty finds with ladies 🙂

        ps. It’s not pricey either.

      • K says:

        Agree @Tessa. I just started using the GlamGlow line and it’s THE BEST. It cleanses, makes you glow and moizturizes perfectly but it IS a little on the expensive side :/

      • kri says:

        oho, beauty tips-YAY!! I take about 20 minutes total before work. I just got Glamglow and am going to try it tonight(sensitive skin so a bit nervy..) but I get josie Marans argan oil-using it for about 3 yrs-amazing! Also, bareminerals orig. foundation is my desert island product. Love it!

    • Francis says:

      I don’t like La Mer either. I went into Saks and the salesgirl was raving over it, so it took me a few minutes to ask her is this the creme all the celebrities use, she said yes, it’s amazing.
      So I figured Id. try it, I bought one , used it for awhile and didn’t like it at all. It was nothing special. It was just creme a bit heavier , but I just don’t get the hype.

      I found a creme in the health food and vitamin store that was much better than La Mer.

      But Sofia is beautiful, stunning,mI think it’s genes and maintenance with her. She takes good care of herself it seems.

  4. Frida_K says:

    I don’t see “blonde roots” on her. I see dark roots.

    What constitutes having blonde hair as far as she is concerned?


    • Honeybea says:

      was thinking the same! look very dark actually

      • springingforward says:

        If you google early photos of her you can see her definition of blonde. It looks like brown to me….

    • K says:

      It’s dyed to make it look like she has dark roots. She’s originally a blonde, an ashy, dirty blonde color.

    • pretty says:

      Unless you’re a scandinivian or something, and had white blonde hair as a child, 99% of adults with “natural blonde hair” have light brown hair at best. she would no where near look “bald” when her roots have grown. lol

      • GiGi says:

        You should come to my neck of the woods – all the women here are tall and blonde #DutchMafia

      • Pandy says:

        Maybe she’s in denial that her roots are grey? That would account for the bald look lol. Kidding aside, I think she’s a knockout. Glad to know that it’s full face every day though. I guess we could all be bombshells if we put in that effort. I wear mascara blush and foundation only for special nights or days – then I really feel dressed up. Otherwise, it’s eyeshadow, liner and lipstick. 5 minutes baby! And my hair airdries plus I wash it the night before.

      • U says:

        I look bald when my roots grow out. So you are wrong.

      • qwerty says:

        Plenty of adults have legit blonde hair in Europe, not just Scandinavians.

      • Queen says:

        I’m a natural light blonde with dyed darker hair & I look bald when my blonde roots come through!

    • LK says:

      Been doing some googling and found this link . Apparently, she was a blonde baby.

    • jc126 says:

      It’s all in the contrast and levels of color. She has naturally ashy, dark blonde hair. Which can pass for light brown at times.

    • Francis says:

      I think younger she had natural blonde hair, but it’s is more dishwater blondish now in the roots in some photos I’ve seen.

  5. t.fanty says:

    All of that time, and it’s never occurred to her to get a better haircut? Her hair is too long and pulling around her face. I don’t know why, but those pictures remind me of Mariah Carey (if she wore jeans).

  6. snowflake says:

    I’ve had a couple girlfriends like that, take forever getting ready. and they make no effort to hurry up, even though you’ve been waiting on them. so rude to the people waiting on you.

    • springingforward says:

      This, right? It is the consummate act of thoughtlessness to make others wait on you. It indicates that they believe their time is more valuable than your own.

      • AG-UK says:

        +1 I say that all the time, MY time isn’t important, especially when they show up in a white t shirt and jeans. grrrrrrrrrrrrr it took that long to pick that out

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      One of my best friends is always, always late. Always. Not just 10 minutes, but 30-60 minutes late. I don’t get it, and I think it’s so inconsiderate and rude. My time has value, too. I need to talk to her about it, but I’m not very confrontational, and I just have let it slide for oh… 30 years?

      • bob says:

        I’m one of those terrible people who is always late. And I don’t know how I do it, especially as I take five minutes to get ready.

      • lucy2 says:

        Waited almost an hour for one friend once, she kept calling and saying she was running late but she’d be there, and when she showed up she’d stopped for coffee along the way. So rude. We started telling her earlier times so she wouldn’t make everyone late, and now don’t really do much with her anymore.

      • ann says:

        Being tardy all the time means your time is worth more than the other person. Dr. Phil even had a few things to say about it, mentioning big ego, rude and insensitive to other people. I had a friend do that often and sometimes she’d keep me waiting all day and say that I wasn’t doing anything anyway. I don’t think very much of her now and don’t know or care who she’s being late for now.

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        It is SO rude. Knock it off, Bob. Lol

        The thing about my friend is that she’s so great in other ways. She will drop what she’s doing to come help or comfort you, (though she will be an hour late), she’s fun, she’s smart and sweet. It’s just that one flaw. Plus I’m too much of a wimp to say anything. I just don’t get it. Why does she think it’s ok to keep everyone (and it is everyone, not just me) sitting around waiting? And don’t say, like my husband does – because you never tell her it’s NOT ok – because you would be right/annoying.

      • Dame Snarkweek says:

        Make a 2 o’clock lunch date to discuss this with your friend. Arrive at 4 since you already know she’ll arrive at 3. Make her wait for once 😉

      • Sassy says:

        Drop any “friend” who is habitually late.
        Never hire these “late” people if you are in a hiring position. Whatever character failing they have is never going to change and will only make you miserable. They may be suffering from a personality disorder. One time, and only one time, wait for a latecomer, never a second time. Eliminate them from your aggravation circle.

    • MonicaQ says:

      That’s what kills me. People have ish to do. I have left my friends before and I get the frowny face phone call of “but how am I supposed to get there?” Oh, I don’t know, walk in your impractical shoes?

      Now, no one is late when I have to go somewhere 😀

    • Francis says:

      I had a boyfriend like that, he took forever, way longer than Sofia’s 75 minutes. ….we’d leave and tell him to meet us at places later.

  7. mytbean says:

    a muscled unicorn! Hah! 😀

  8. Honeybea says:

    she doesn’t look like she’s wearing crazy amounts of make-up in the photos above, certainly not kardashian level. I think the routine is more about nurturing her skin rather than covering up.

  9. tracking says:

    She looks so much better, and younger, with less makeup/lighter palette.

  10. paola says:

    I have a friend like her. I have to lie to her about the meeting time because she always turns up late. even 1-1 /2 hour late.
    We argued a lot for this reason. I’ve got things to do too and It’s just lack of respect making someone wait for you for ages as if my time was not important.
    Now we have decided that if she doesn’t turn up within 15 minutes after the meeting date I just leave and turn my phone off. And she has learned! She actually can make it in time!

    • Mingy says:

      I have a friend that’s the same, no matter what, I always end up waiting for her, it drives me nuts! I’m always on time, and find it sooo rude to keep people waiting, like it saying that my time is more valuable than theirs. So now, I have her meet me at my house before we go somewhere, so I don’t end up waiting for her forever outside on the street/at the mall/at the movies/in a restaurant, like a jackass.

  11. QQ says:

    Meh! Sounds about right to me tho, although im also a fellow Latina product junkie Equally retentive about face done and soft skin.. So there are non negotiables on my routines as well…

    As for the mindset on surgery, Idk Culturally(Yes, generalizing, dont start!) once again, most of us Latinas ESPECIALLY Suramericanas see surgery as nothing wrong/downright rite of passage/allowed maintenance (you are a middle class lady in Venezuela odds are you got somethingS done! mom aunts sister me have been to the cosmetic surgeon in some Liposculpture of my pooch (which Ive hated since i was 16 and never lost or toned via diet or exercise..WHY DID I TAKE SOOO LONNGG 😩) and plus she definitely comes from pageant culture so multiply that times two! (Shit! I always tell everyone im gonna be bionic by age 75! BUT Im also a stickler for creams, sunblock, peels,facials, scrubs etc …That I attribute more to having awful skin as a teen and then working on a makeup counter)

  12. elle says:

    I think its a Colombian thing- taking forever to get ready, wearing makeup everyday. Im the same way

  13. Skins says:

    These two are really starting to get on my nerves

  14. Ice Queen says:

    I use 90 minutes in the morning. I get up early. But that includes: toilet, exercise, shower, preparing breakfast, eating breakfast, makeup, clothes. Does she mean 75 minutes ONLY for beauty routine??? My beauty routine is maybe 10 minutes? That’s a terrible waste of valuable time, lol!

  15. Jayna says:

    She will never succumb to the big pillow face look or cat face look with fillers. Remember, she called out Madonna with that look and other celebs with what they were doing to their faces with fillers and cheek implants, I guess. She will be the type to keep her face looking good like Susan Sarandon, a little tightening around the jaw lawing, and in Sofia’s case, maybe something with her eyes if they are prone to bags under her eyes or loose skin over her eyes. But she’s the type to just do it minimally to keep her looking fresh.

  16. b says:

    Does she really think it’s believable that she does her own nails “in the car on the way to the Golden Globes” ?

  17. Nuzzybear says:

    In one of his videos, Kanye jumped the Grand Canyon on a motorcycle. He’d never make it across the gap between these two when “arm in arm.”

  18. AlmondJoy says:

    I take a long time to get ready as well.. But I usually spend about 20 mins sitting on the edge of my bed like a zombie and the next few making coffee.. I am NOT a morning person! Other than that, I shower, quickly do my hair and put on some mascara and lip gloss and I’m out the door.

    • Pepsi Presents...Coke says:

      I hate the morning, always and forever. If I could abolish it, I would. We have artificial lighting and vitamin D pills, why are we still letting ourselves be enslaved by the sun?

      • Danskins says:

        Here, here! I’m a complete night owl (still up past 2 am as you can see 😉 ) and get most of my energy for the day after 3 pm anyway, so what you describe is perfect! lol

  19. Kay says:

    She’s a TV star so she has that kind of time and money. She doesn’t have to rush out to a 9 to 5 job within a certain amount of time like most people.

  20. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    I used to say I would never have anything done, and I’ve revised it to “we’ll see.” When it starts happening to you, your perspective changes. I still might not have anything done, but I’m not as convinced. My neck bothers me the most. It’s starting to look old, way older than my face. So, hmmm…

  21. dahlia1947 says:

    These two make a pretty couple. Wow. She definitely looks better with blond hair.

  22. P.J. says:

    Sofia really needs to give up the delusion/lie that she’s a “natural blonde.” She brings it up in EVERY single interview and it’s just not at all true. I mean, look at her espresso colored roots with the super frizzy honey blonde dye job!! And her roots have always been SUPER dark whenever she dyes her hair lighter. So the whole “grows in blonde” thing kind of flies right out the window girl 😂

    If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: Having light/golden hair for 5 minutes as a baby/toddler does not make you a “natural” blonde if your hair turned and remained BROWN for all the subsequent years after! Ugh.

    • elle says:

      She IS a natural blonde, though. Dirty ashy blonde. Im colombian & growing up in the 90s, i would watch her on tv all the time & her hair was super blonde. She was known as the blonde of my country. But i see your point in her roots looking dark. Perhaps her natural hair got darker with age..? Idk

    • GByeGirl says:

      Technically, from a cosmetology perspective, she is blonde. Most of what non-hairdressers consider to be light brown is actually dark blonde on the color wheel, depth scale.

      Particularly from an ethnic perspective, she is blonde. In cultures where the majority (and not as big of a majority as assumed by Americans) of the population is darker complected with dark brown hair, lighter variances are considered blonde, even if they aren’t “Nordic white blonde”.

      It is a little weird how she mentions it in every interview, but I’m guessing that she is constantly being asked about it, not just sitting down in a chair and saying, “Yo, I’m a real blonde, y’all!”

  23. Maria says:

    i have that from time to time, but for me its about taking time and that its something special, not a rountine and something i need to do to feel to be able to go outside. you know like a bath. a shower would get the job done way faster and maybe even better, but a nice long bath is better for (my) soul.

  24. Sabrina says:

    Although 75 minutes may seem like a bit much to some people at least it’s believable unlike Miranda Kerr saying it takes her 15 minutes for her whole morning routine, including breakfast.

  25. Sumodo1 says:

    Maybe she has frizzy hair that she washes, blowdries, and flatirons every day? That’s an hour of MY time.

  26. Rachael says:

    She’s had Botox. Duh. You guys need to get everyone in LA has this. You don’t need to Botox your forehead to oblivion. Most people do it a small bit at the time along with other things like lasers, derma pen etc.

  27. Hadleyb says:

    Her roots are probably grey / silver not blonde at her age ( yes I’m sure there will be those internet posters who will pipe up to say they have no grey at 75 but most of the population does have some by 45)

    And plastic surgery ? She’s had tons already. And she does Botox and fillers. Your lips don’t get bigger as you age they get smaller.

    Another celeb lying as usual and I’m sure people will fall for it

  28. lucy2 says:

    I can’t imagine spending 75 minutes doing that every single day. I would feel like that’s a huge waste of time, but then again, I don’t have paparazzi following me all the time.

  29. Mrs McCubbins says:

    My hair is very long and thick. It takes forever to dry. I take an hour to get ready. Easy.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      Hi, Mrs. McCubbins,
      Just wanted to apologize for seeming abrupt yesterday and wording my post very carelessly. I should have just said I disagreed with you, not that you were wrong. If it makes you feel any better, I got told off about it, too, as I deserved to be. I’m truly sorry if I hurt your feelings. That was not my intention.

  30. Ciria says:

    I also hardly ever get a manicure. It seems so time-consuming and they chip so fast unless you do the gels which I don’t have the patience to sit through.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      I get them, because I do such a lousy job myself, but I don’t find them at pleasurable. Very tedious with occasional pain.

  31. JB says:

    I don’t think 75 mins is unrealistic at all. Especially for Sofia, who seems to be the Glamazon-type of woman who does a full face every day. I work a 9 to 5 and it takes me 90 minutes to get ready every morning. Shower and dress 30 mins, make-up 30 mins, and hair 30 mins. I can admit I am pretty high-maintenance but I don’t think I was blessed with the fresh-faced natural beauty where I can pull off just mascara and gloss! My husband and everyone else says that’s all gonna change when the baby arrives…. I’ll be forced to figure out how to do the whole 5 minute face soon!

  32. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    According to tabloid legend, Shania uses Bag balm (udder cream) and Dolly uses Preparation H for the under the eye circles so they are more fun than SV.

  33. TheCountess says:

    I was expecting much more of a ridiculous routine from the headline, but she’s including showering and some basic jazz, so I’m not that surprised at the seventy-five minute window.

    And she’s 100% right about prevention and needing to start young. I had a grade-school friend who was prescribed Retin-A as soon as it was available. She had a severe, all-over acne problem, but prescription strength Retin-A, at least back then, was *very* potent, almost like a chemical peel and was painful for her to use. She ended up giving me a supply of the ‘real’ stuff for years (now, though, I am stuck with mere Retinol-caliber products). Two decades + later and my face looks younger than many people younger than me.

    It doesn’t even take expensive products – just good habits (including not smoking) and a regular skincare regimen from an early age.

  34. Eli says:

    75 mins doesn’t sound unreasonable
    20 minutes in the shower/bath scrubs, body washes, shaving, washing hair
    20 minutes on blow dry style hair (and she has a ton of hair)
    15 minutes on skin care- creams, serums
    20 minutes on makeup – she says she does a full face everyday

    If I had that kind of time in the morning, my daily beauty regime would probably be that long too

  35. Jess says:

    She did say it’s 75minutes for the entire routine: showering, etc.
    I don’t think that’s an absurd amount of time. I don’t wear makeup but I would imagine it would take minimum 30minutes even if you were super speedy about your routine.

  36. If the rumors that they are a pr relationship are true I don’t care. I love seeing pictures of these 2 gigantic hot people together. Her beauty routine sounds typical of any latina beauty queen/ actress. I am latino and unless I am really under the weather and have to leave the house on the spur of the moment I don’t go out unless I think I look good and yeah, it takes awhile to get there. Latinos are a mix of all kinds of bloods, and our hair and skin can be very hard to manage and keep looking good. Without my skincare regimen I would have an afro and a wrinkly crater face. Considering my years of hard living, I’m kind of surprised I look the way I do. Preventative skincare is way better than reparative, so I’m with her 100% on that. I don’t care if she lies about her surgery and work done, it’s her right to lie about it as a woman, and it’s our right not to believe her as a reader.

  37. Janet says:

    Creme de la Mer is the over-hyped, over-priced crap I ever spent my hard-earned money on. I used it for three months and it didn’t make a bit of difference. Just wash your face with Dial soap, rinse for days, pat it dry and put on some jojoba oil. Works great for a tenth of the price.

    • Francis says:

      Yes, really over hyped. I bought it twice trying to see if maybe I had the wrong product the first time and both times it was just basically creme, waxy creme.

      I went to health food store and bought a naturally made creme with natural oils in it from plants and seeds and it was great and the cost was less than ten dollars. My skin glowed.

      La Mer just seems like waxy creme to me. I didn’t like it.

  38. PreciousRobicheaux says:

    I take an hour and twenty minutes to get ready. Iron clothes, shower, hair, make-up and dressing, BUT I am never late for anything. It isn’t that difficult to plan your schedule, it simply takes a healthy respect for others.

  39. BunnyBabe says:

    I honestly think 75 minutes for her to get ready is an extremely conservative estimate. Long hair takes an hour plus and makeup can take an hour plus, too, especially if you do the works like primer, foundation, concealer, highlight/contour, blush, eyeshadow, eyebrows, liquid liner, mascara, false lashes, and lipstick. I can spend 2.5 hours getting ready easily if I’m washing my hair and I don’t have extensions! Shaving legs? Exfoliation? Fake tan? All that takes time, serious time.

    Granted I don’t have children and I don’t spend this long on a usual going to work day. But if I’m going out for the night I take pleasure in the details of getting ready.

    If you admit to anything longer than an hour you immediately get put into a category. Thank God I found my fiancé who doesn’t mind me taking hours to get ready, haha. He just kicks back during the interim and enjoys the finished product later.

  40. Liz says:

    75 min is not an excessively long time to shower, dress, do hair and make-up. Finding something to wear usually takes the longest.

  41. Jennifer says:

    She’s on the rebound..