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Jawara Wauchope, Hair Artist

How being his sister's childhood hairstylist won him a career with fashion's biggest namesRead more >

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Jin Soon, Owner, JINsoon

"Manicurists and their clients can have really special relationships. If you understand the language and have an open mind, you can do it—seriously."Read more >

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Meet The Perfumers Behind Glossier You

Who have worked on everything from Le Labo Santal 33 to Axe Body SprayRead more >

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Valerie Wickes & Maxine Leonard, Beauty Papers

The founders and publishers of the magazine on how it came to beRead more >

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Val Garland, Makeup Artist

"At school I remember I had the careers talk, and the counselor said that he could help me pass my levels if I was a good girl. And that just incensed me—bit of an Irish temper. I just went, ‘Fuck you, fuck school!’ lifted up the table, and walked out."Read more >

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Sam McKnight, Hairstylist

From nine years of Chanel campaigns to launching his own line (which happens to include the best dry shampoo we've tried)Read more >

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How Kathryn Minshew Transformed Her Frustrating Job Search Into A Whole Career

The Co-Founder and CEO of The Muse on how to find a hole in the market, fill it, and build your career from thereRead more >

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Ezra Petronio, Creative Director and Photographer

"[Self Service] is not trying to be an ego-publication that thinks it reaches more people than it does. So we made it a luxury, and we made it expensive. Our obligation to the reader is to deliver quality every time."Read more >

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Fern Mallis, Consultant

Kicking off New York Fashion Week with the woman who invented the whole thingRead more >

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Molly Young, Writer

"When I’m writing, I have to get up every 15 minutes or so and do something with myself—I'll get up from my desk and drink a seltzer, or make a snack, or go for a walk, or do like 20 bicep curls with my 10 pound weights—as a result my arms are fairly buff."Read more >

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How Kate Young Became Hollywood's Most Important Stylist

"At the time I started dressing celebrities, I got those shoots because nobody wanted to do them. Nobody wanted to dress celebrities! I felt like people thought I was a bit less of a fashion editor—and they still do."Read more >

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Helen Steed, Creative Director, Glossier

"I find that a lot of what I do is about being a good translator, along with a little bit of mind reading and following my gut. And remembering to never stop learning or looking for ways to grow. You are never done."Read more >

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Jimmy Paul, Hairstylist

On why getting fired is sometimes OK—especially if it means you get to go work for Oribe later onRead more >

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Paul Cavaco, Stylist

The prolific stylist and KCD co-founder on styling Gisele's first Vogue cover, working with Avedon, and getting calls from MadonnaRead more >

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Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-At-Large, Barneys

"It’s a millennial thing to have this sweeping vision of your future and your career. No wonder you all have anxiety disorders! It must be horrendous to live with that. For my generation we were all like, ‘Oh, that could be groovy and fun…’"Read more >

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Romain Duquesne, Photographer & Anna Santangelo, Stylist

Two of the key players behind our Milky Jelly Cleanser campaign (they're also best friends) on how they met and got involved with Glossier—plus more on staying inspired while working in a hyper-creative industryRead more >

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Michael Gordon, Editor In Chief, Hairstory

The Bumble and bumble founder on leaving the company he built, taking a rest, and finally figuring out what shampoo should do for youRead more >

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Stephen Galloway, Creative Movement Director

"The thing with movement, it’s becoming super important—that fabulous campaign that you’re doing in Vogue Paris is now going to be a video on my phone, so you’ve got to turn the heat up a little bit more."Read more >

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Dick Page, Makeup Artist

"As a makeup artist, you should be able to do everything. You should be seeing everything. Films, sculpture, and great art. Have range and also keep moving. Never have an idle hand."Read more >

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Danilo, Hairstylist

"If you look at history, from Cleopatra on up, they all had hairdressers. We do a lot more than your hair. We’re allowed intimacy...it’s quite spiritual."Read more >

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Amber Venz Box, Co-Founder, RewardStyle & LikeToKnow.It

"People are like, ‘You took such a big risk!’ And I am like, did I? I was already broke, so it wasn’t that scary starting out. I was already living at home and eating cereal, so…"Read more >

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Jennifer Starr, Casting Director

“You find the most incredible people when you allow yourself to go on this journey. You have the ability to change someone’s life. It’s kind of scary and kind of nice"Read more >

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Sarah Slutsky, Stylist

"For anyone working in any industry, I think if they want to be really good at their job, they will be," and other wise words from Emma Watson's stylistRead more >

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What It's Like To Assist A Top Makeup Artist

A firsthand account on working with Pat McGrath, Tom Pecheux, and Diane Kendal—from the assistants who shadow them show after showRead more >