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Babba Canales Rivera, Founder, ByBabba

"[My dog] Blue uses Aesop too. She smells really good—people always compliment her on that."Read more >

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Camilla Marcus, Founder, West-bourne

"I’m definitely the kind of person who takes products from friends"Read more >

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Okay Kaya, Musician

"I have an avocado mask, but I like sheet masks, I like a clay mask… I think I just like masks"Read more >

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Jordan Salcito, Sommelier & Founder, Ramona

"I love lip gloss—I just feel like it dresses you up. It’s like patent leather shoes on your lips."Read more >

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Rachael Wang, Stylist

On the best vegan makeup, the one organic deodorant that actually works, and why she never conditioners her hairRead more >

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Brad Goreski, Stylist

"I think the guys in my gym locker room think I’m a weirdo because I take my Nurse Jackie Uplift Roller with me and do it after I work out. It’s a roller for your face that has tourmaline stones on it, but it looks a little like a purple dildo."Read more >

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Carole Radziwill

On her favorite infomercial beauty product, the tool that makes her skincare work harder, and the thing she calls "newborn baby in a compact"Read more >

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Camilla Deterre, Designer & Model

The native New Yorker on embracing undereye circles, keeping up on her hair color, and modeling with her momRead more >

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Elizabeth Chambers Hammer

On keeping everything in moderation—except kombuchaRead more >

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Kirsty Godso, Master Trainer, Nike

On the beauty benefits of everything from the Vitamix to the infrared sauna at Sky TingRead more >

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Cherie Camacho, Team & Culture Manager, Glossier

The woman behind team culture at Glossier on how she does it—plus, everything in her fragrance collectionRead more >

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Natasha Pickowicz, Pastry Chef

What your beauty routine looks like when you work at two restaurants on opposite ends of ManhattanRead more >

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Jessica Wu, E-Commerce Director and Stylist

On eye products for lips, lip products for eyes, and the best overnight mask she tries not to get all over her coversRead more >

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Jill Kargman, Actress & Writer

"I have a whole bunch of serums that I layer...It stings if I’ve done [a] peel, but I kind of like the sting—not that I’m a sadist, but I feel like it gets in there deeper. It actually says in the directions not to do it after a peel, but I do it, because I like to live on the edge."Read more >

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Abby Moriarty, Founder, 1920 T-Shirts

"Gotta love hairspray—I use Aveda Brilliant. I grew up in Minneapolis, so Aveda’s in our blood just as much as Prince is."Read more >

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Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Fashion Editor, The Cut

"I’ll use any deep conditioning treatment there is, as long as it’s not coconut oil. I don’t use coconut oil—it’s drying, it’s not good for your hair. Everybody lied! It’s not good for your hair."Read more >

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Melanie Simon, Electrical Aesthetician

Buckle up and settle in for the most in-depth skincare master class of your lifeRead more >

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Tavi Gevinson

"I enjoy the ritual of [beauty], and I see that it can be the same way that I see fashion, a creative outlet. I don’t have that many good tips but I definitely have tried a lot of eyeshadows."Read more >

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Christina Han, Founder, Type Navy

From $70 cleansers to $5 pore strips and everything in betweenRead more >

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Christopher Niquet, Writer, Vanity Fair France

Living proof that you can casually keep a designated product refrigerator in your closet if you want toRead more >

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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 >