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Haley Alexander van Oosten

Perfume creation as alchemy? Inside the studio (and mind) of one of America's foremost fragrance designersRead more >

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James Pecis, Hairstylist

"I think a lot of the times hairdressers think too much like a ‘hairdresser,’ and not enough like a kid."Read more >

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Christiaan Houtenbos

The iconic Dutch hairstylist on the New York's 1960s hair revolution, inventing the undercut, and "letting Kate be Kate"Read more >

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Essie Weingarten, Founder, Essie Cosmetics

"I loved getting my nails done as a little girl. It was my favorite treat.Read more >

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J. Colby Smith, Piercer, New York Adorned

“I’m one of two piercers at New York Adorned, and I’ve been there for seven years now.Read more >

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Christophe Robin, Hair Colorist

“I’m from the Champagne area in the East side of France. I grew up in a village of 160 people, and my parents were farmers.Read more >

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Ben Gorham, Perfumer

"My mother is from India, and my dad is half Scottish, half French Canadian.Read more >

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Jeanine Lobell, Makeup Artist

“My parents are from Queens, but I grew up in Sweden. Then I moved to London.Read more >

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Jean Godfrey-June, Beauty Director, Lucky

“My life with beauty… let’s see. I mean, the thing I would say is that I just always wanted to be a writer. I wasn’t particularly interested in beauty.Read more >

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Amy Astley, Editor in Chief, Teen VOGUE

“Long before Teen VOGUE, I fell into being a beauty editor at VOGUE.Read more >

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Didier Malige, Hairstylist

“I grew up in Paris. I don’t know exactly what interested me in hair. I have no idea.Read more >

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Linda Rodin, Olio Lusso

“I was always into oils, but I’d never thought of making anything.Read more >

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Sally Singer, Editor in Chief, T

Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Sally Singer to hear about her beauty routine and favorite products.Read more >

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Lisa Houghton, Makeup Artist

"My approach to makeup is 'effortless. ’ A natural, healthy beauty without looking 'done up. ’ No one wants to look like they've tried too hard!Read more >