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Lauren Chan, Model + Founder, Henning

"I was a size 18 at Condé Nast trying to dress for meetings with iconic editors and with peers who all wore current season designer pieces. I was not blind to the fact that it left me at a stark disadvantage—how we dress affects how we’re personally feeling that day, how we’re perceived at work, the opportunities we get, the money that we take home, the list goes on."Read more >

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Meredith Duxbury, Model + Content Creator

"During the summer of 2020, I was painting my mom’s boyfriend’s house and gardening for money, but I would wake up at 5AM to create the videos. I hit one million followers in December, and then by January of 2021, I hit seven million."Read more >

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Part II: Dianna Cohen, Founder, Crown Affair

Coming in hot with the most aesthetically-pleasing workhorse productsRead more >

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Hannah Berner, Comedian + Podcast Host

"TikTok has changed my life. I'm a visual person. If I read an article about beauty, I can’t process it. But if I watch it on TikTok, I'm down."Read more >

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Sai De Silva, The Real Housewives of New York + Scout The City

"I’ve controlled my narrative every step of the way, and now, I’m passing this torch to a famous television show and people can pin me into whatever they want."Read more >

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Recho Omondi, Founder and Host, The Cutting Room Floor

The host of "fashion's only fashion show" is bringing back the three step skincare routineRead more >

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Chloe Hall, Director of Brand Initiatives, Starface

The former Elle beauty director talks on press-on nails, postpartum skin, and confidence perfumes Read more >

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Allison Bornstein, Celebrity Stylist + Wardrobe Specialist

The internet’s personal stylist gets her lip balm from Hermès and makeup advice from a veteran beauty editorRead more >

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Laura Reilly, Founder, Magasin

On the better-than-Botox treatment, the best deal in skincare, and how she launched her hit fashion newsletterRead more >

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Louisa Jacobson, Actor

The Gilded Age star on curly bangs upkeep and big bathsRead more >

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Liana Satenstein, Editor, Vogue

On drugstore beauty, running and slapping her face. Read more >

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Hope Smith, Founder, Mutha

On making body butter in her kitchen, moisturizing and motherhood. Read more >

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Hannah Traore, Founder & Director, Hannah Traore Gallery

On clean beauty, growing up biracial, and opening her own Gallery. Read more >

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Cynthia Cervantes Gumbs, Creative Director

The Mexico City-based creative director on switching careers and rebuilding her skincare routine during pregnancy. Read more >

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Katie Lowes, Actress

The Inventing Anna actress on postpartum self-care. Read more >

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Nyma Tang, Beauty Expert

The Darkest Shade series creator on inclusivity in the beauty industryRead more >

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Deepica Mutyala, Founder, Live Tinted

On what she's learned going from businesswoman to influencer and back Read more >

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Joanna Gong, Private Sales Director Specialist, Sotheby’s

The professional jewelry-wearer on the hand creams that play nice with gemsRead more >

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Tabria Majors, Model

"This is a bad way to live, but I buy a lot of my fragrances as decoration. Last night, my boyfriend was looking at all my fragrances and said, ‘You couldn’t use these all in a lifetime.’"Read more >