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Yadim, Makeup Artist

Dazed's new Beauty Editor on his quick rise to the top of the heap and what he's learned along the wayRead more >

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Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin, Co-Founders, theSkimm

How two of the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Media figured out how to start their own business by being the most informed people in the roomRead more >

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Peter Som, Designer

"If you just think that you’re fabulous all the time and never listen to anybody, you’re going to end up with a very expensive hobby."Read more >

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Dr. Woo's Tattoo Basics

Instagram's favorite tattoo artist on care, placement, tattoo politics, and what body part hurts the mostRead more >

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Joe Zee

The stylist on the power of persistence, styling Mariah Carey's "Honey" video, and bringing sexy back for Justin Timberlake (and every dude today in a vest and skinny tie)Read more >

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Thanos Samaras, Hairstylist

Inside the mind (+ studio) of the Greek-born, NYC-based artistRead more >

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Tom Pecheux, Makeup Artist: Part 2

The legend on leaving baking for brushes, working with Kate Moss (aka "Late Moss"), and the infamous Gucci 'G' spotRead more >

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Emily Schuman, Cupcakes and Cashmere, Part 2

The blogger on building her business, from cold calls to Condé Nast HR, to "monetizing" content, and what's nextRead more >

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Oribe, Hairstylist

The legend on getting his start with Garren, shooting with Meisel, flying the world with J. Lo, and keeping his feet on the ground: "I don't think I'm all that...I fuck up all the time. That is what keeps me going."Read more >

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Tracy Anderson, Fitness Entrepreneur

The exercise guru on her dance roots, transforming women into their "most proportioned selves," and getting Gwyneth Paltrow into shapeRead more >

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Jessica Diehl, Fashion & Style Director, Vanity Fair

The German-born fashion editor on breaking into magazines, working with famous actresses, and the difference between honesty and "slapping people over the head with the truth"Read more >

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Laura Mercier

The makeup mogul talks her most-copied products, working with Madonna, and what she loves the most about 'real women'Read more >

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Talking Scents with Francis Kurkdjian

A master perfumer sounds off on synthetic ingredients, NYC's scent trends, and what jasmine and horse manure have in commonRead more >

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Iman, Part 2

How the fashion icon went from student to supermodel (twists include a Nairobi street scouting, a forged passport, and playing muse to Saint Laurent)Read more >

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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 >