Kelty Knight exclusively films Page Six Style backstage as they prepare for Macy’s 2022 Thanksgiving Day Parade.
“Eh! News Chief Correspondent, along with Entertainment Tonight host Kevin Fraser in New York, hosts the annual CBS special on Thursday and gives us all the details on his holiday glamour.
“Every year people write to me: “I can’t wait for your coat!” This year, I bought my yellow Kate Spade coat from second-hand Poshmark,” Knight, 40, tells us.
“Yellow is my power color and I couldn’t find anything new that seemed special enough for such an important day, so I looked through all the resale sites. I love the faux fur collar, gold buttons and it’s really warm!”
The host of the LadyGang podcast added that fans will not I see on TV that under the coat it is all multi-layered.
“I like wool socks, big boots and thermal underwear,” she shares. “And put warming packs everywhere I can!”
As for Knight’s favorite Thanksgiving parade accessory, you may have already seen her wearing it, as it’s something close and dear to her heart.
“This day actually has a special decoration. My first year of the parade, my husband [Chris Knight] surprised me in a hotel room with this beautiful Sidney Evan love diamond ring,” she says, pointing out that she always uses Shinery jewelry cleaner before an important event to make her diamonds “sparkle.”
“Since then, it has been my lucky charm. I wear it every year.”
As for her beauty routines, Knight tells Page Six Style that prepping her skin the night before is just as important as the day of the show.
“The most important thing for the parade is to make my skin very healthy so that it stays firm and hydrated throughout the long day, as well as in cold weather and in the wind,” she explains.
“I had an intense pre-show treatment the night before which included a Josie Maran scrub, St. Dennis Gross, Tatcha Radiance mask, Sunday Riley Good Genes treatment, Malibu treatment for my hair and solawave red light therapy wand. she continues. “I will sleep in a Bondi Sands self-tanning mask.”
Early Thursday morning, Knight says “it’s all about the layers” of moisture.
“I use Clarins V-Facial, Sunday Riley CEO Afterglow cream, EMBER health facial cups to get rid of any puffiness after the night, Saint Jane serum and a layer of my favorite $12 skin cream, Weleda’s Skin food,” she says. . telling us that “Victoria’s Secret Angels taught” her this beauty secret.
“Then I go to the shoot with a brow mask and a V-line chin lift mask. I look crazy, but it works!”
The former Radio City Rockette dancer has enlisted Carmen Huyck and Jamina Lawrence to help with the glam this year.
“They have been my New York glam team for over a decade. We have participated in all major events together, from the Grammy Awards to the gala concert, ”she says. “Carmen really knows how to keep her makeup in the wind and in cold weather. She knows my nose will run. She understands that it is often so cold that my eyelashes freeze.”
Knight told Page Six Style she needed a “super clean and pretty fresh makeover” for this year’s parade.
They created a stunning look with kogendo moisturizing foundation, Patrick Ta’s “Major Dimension” eyeshadow palette, “Anywhere Caffeine” MakeUp forever lip liner, Charlotte Tilbury Contour Wand, Anastasia Brow Freeze, and Fenty Beauty Diamond. Bomb.
“I am honored to be a part of the popular Thanksgiving tradition. Hosting the parade has been one of the highlights of my career and spending time with my co-host Kevin Frazier is a real joy,” Knight tells us.
“I hope everyone is enjoying their day, whatever that means to them – be it with family, chosen family, or like me, working and watching Radio City Rockettes at night!”