The Top Shelf

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Elizabeth Brown, CEO, Viyet

On all the anti-aging tricks the drugstore has to offerRead more >

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Joyce Lee, VP of Design, Madewell

From launching Madewell Beauty to the best at-home massageRead more >

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Daphne Guinness, Artist and Musician

On her iconic beauty look and pulling inspiration from the "glam rock" sceneRead more >

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Marlo Sutton, Personal Shopper, Holt Renfrew

"A really healthy diet, drinking a lot of water, taking supplements, exercise–that’s the starting point to having a freshness and a glow. I’ve always eaten healthy and exercised, but I had never seen that direct correlation with my skin until now."Read more >

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Doreen St. Felix, Writer

"Beauty should be handled seriously, and it should be historicized...the first Black female millionaire owned a beauty brand! It still exists today—I went to Sephora a couple days ago and saw it."Read more >

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Laura Vassar Brock, Co-Founder, Brock Collection

"My hair has pretty much been light since I was a child. Is it natural now? Oh, no. [Laughs]"Read more >

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Susanne Langmuir, Founder, Bite Beauty

On launching the beauty brand that launched a your favorite food-grade lipsticksRead more >

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Kesha McLeod, Stylist

With her designated fragrance for sleeping inRead more >

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Olivia Wilde, Actress

"I also love a good mani-pedi as much as the next gal—unless the next gal is Kim Kardashian, because in my imagination she sleeps with her fingers in individual silk pillowcases."Read more >

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Dr. Amy Wechsler, Dermatologist & Psychiatrist

"In our heads, we’re younger than we look and when the disconnect is so big, it doesn’t feel good...so if there are ways to safely turn back the clock, why not?"Read more >

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Laura Yeh, Designer, Glossier

The mind behind so much of Glossier's packaging on everything from 3D-printing to the best way to get rid of all your poresRead more >

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Dee Poku, Women's Advocate + Entrepreneur

On growing up in Ghana, going to empowerment conferences with Oprah and Hillary Clinton, and the one Instagram workout she'd like to tryRead more >

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Pandora Sykes, Writer

On writing, loving her freckles, nightly oil baths, discovering matte-ifier, and everything else she keeps on her top shelfRead more >

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Jourdan Dunn

Figuring out eyeshadow, hating working out, eradicating facial hair—supermodels, they're just like us!Read more >

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Victoria Beckham

On the skincare line that changed her skin and the one product that takes her skin from jet-lagged to photo-readyRead more >

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Natasha Poly, Model

The most comprehensive #NPolymakeup tutorial on the internetRead more >

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Nahema Mehta, Co-Founder, Absolut Art

With a start-to-finish bathtime routine—reading material includedRead more >

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Alex Brownsell, Co-Founder, Bleach London

Yes, you CAN bleach your hair every six weeks without it falling out—she's proofRead more >

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Kim Johnson, Community Manager, Glossier

On everything—literally everything—from curly hair maintenance to her mini-contour to what happened when she tried to take her acrylics off in the office...Read more >

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Jean Godfrey-June, Beauty Editor, Goop

On everything non-toxic, from sunscreen to self-tanner to food-grade hair colorRead more >

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Katie Jane Hughes, Makeup Artist

"As a makeup artist, I’m not the type to say, 'Less is more,' but I think if the skin and the brows always look natural, you can wear as much of the other stuff as you want..."Read more >

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Jenni Lee, Director Of Brand Marketing, Harry's

"I don’t know if it's an urban myth, but [my mom] would say stuff like, every night you don’t wash off your makeup, your skin ages by a week or something. Now I’m very diligent about having good skincare."Read more >

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Katherine Hamilton, Managing Director, Devon Consulting

"I never wash my own hair! I can go like nine days in between if I need to. Blow dry bars just started popping up, and I have really curly hair—about 4 years ago I just thought, forget it, it’s worth it to me."Read more >