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Pamela Love, Jewelry Designer

"I also just like products. I like beauty products the way I think some people like clothes."Read more >

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Padma Lakshmi

"I don’t mind people seeing the scar, but I don’t want people to be distracted from me because of it. Because my life is not about the scar, you know?"Read more >

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Diarrha Ndiaye, Social Media Strategist, L’Oréal Paris

"It's so funny, because every time my friends are here they'll go in my room and spray all my fragrances. I'll be like, 'I know you sprayed my Santal! Cut it out!"Read more >

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Jenn Tardif, Yoga Teacher & Founder, 3rd Ritual

Her chic, all-natural dental routine and beauty that comes from withinRead more >

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Jennae Quisenberry, Model & Musician

"When I fly, I’m a big believer in drinking water. I talk to the stewardesses and I’m like, ‘What do you do?’ And they say, ‘We drink two liters of water every two hours.’"Read more >

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Naomi Watts

There's a new queen of natural beauty in townRead more >

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Mari Giudicelli, Designer

On everything from Moon Juice breakfast recipes to the lightest moisturizing gels that actually workRead more >

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Anna Stevenett, Editorial Assistant, Into The Gloss

The always matte, never highlighted makeup routine that'll have you looking like Jane Birkin in two swipes of a mascara wandRead more >

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Yacine Diallo, Makeup Artist

From Embryolisse to African shea butter and some Biologique Recherche in betweenRead more >

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Marian & Hannah Cheng, Owners, Mimi Cheng's Dumplings

The sisters behind the East Village restaurant share which lipsticks pair best with food and why every day starts with matchaRead more >

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Lala Anthony

The multi-hyphenate (television personality-author-actress-producer) on her love for Kim's contour, Chanel moisturizer, and Pond's Cold CreamRead more >

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Helena Christensen

"Karl [Lagerfeld] had told me that I reminded him of Coco Chanel. Meanwhile, I was a chubby-cheeked teenager with a bad perm."Read more >

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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 >