Favorite Things | Ready for My Close-Up


Mikkel Hyldebrandt Editor-in-Chief mikkel@peachatl.com IG @hyldebrandt


By Mikkel Hyldebrandt
Photo: PR, LaRue Caillet

We live in a selfie world where any given moment can become a post on social media. These are a few my favorite things that each in their own way gives me a little boost of confidence – and get me ready for a selfie too 😉







I’m not really concerned about aging, but rather about looking ‘refreshed,’ so the new Aquagold micro-infusion facial treatment is perfect: 24-carat gold needles deliver product relatively painless into the dermis of the skin. I went for botox, which diminishes pores and evens skin tone on the dermis level (not muscle). No recovery time except for skin redness, and the result looks and feels great.

Aquagold Micro-Infusion Facial, $450-550, beflawlessatlanta.com





A fragrance can set a mood and make you feel like a million bucks. I’ve been obsessed with Byredo’s Bal d’Afrique since I went to Denmark and the bath products at the hotel were scented with this.

Byredo Bal d’Afrique Eau de Parfum, $260, byredo.com







I am hooked on the night cream from Geologie – a personalized, subscription-based, and no-fuss skincare regimen. You put together your routine from full regimen to individual products, set up a plan, and have products delivered. So easy and your skin will love it.

Geologie Repairing Night Cream (pricing per regimen), geologie.com






This works as a moisturizing primer, goes on invisible and gives you a nice even skin tone with a new glow – just as the tube says!

Charlotte Tilbury Unisex Healthy Glow, $40, charlottetilbury.com






I’ve used this on photo shoots on any skin tone and type, and it really does give you a perfect airbrushed look – ready for that hi-def selfie!

Youngblood Hi-Definition Hydrating Mineral Perfecting Powder, $40, ybskin.com






No, I won’t be that bitch at the bar with a selfie halo light on my phone – but I’d love to see if it actually works!

E.l.f Glow On the Go Selfie Light, $12, elfcosmetics.com

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