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Karla Welch, Stylist

On designing a custom wardrobe for Justin Bieber's world tour and Oprah's best beauty adviceRead more >

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Ligaya Tichy, Tech Partner, Vigilante Hospitality

The angel investor on backing female-oriented apps, getting her money's worth out of of mini products, and curling her hair with a torture deviceRead more >

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Ashley Owens, Editor in Chief, Suited Magazine

The tailor turned editor on giving up soy for her skin, her affair with Retin-A, and the shampoo/conditioner combo that moisturizes without breaking her outRead more >

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Isabel Toledo, Designer

"I don't leave the house without lipstick and earrings. I can put on a pair of glasses and go out, but I have to have the lips. I'll do different colors, but red just feels like an extension of me."Read more >

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Ellen Pompeo

The actor on the damned if you do/damned if you don't nature of makeup on TV, the skincare line that changed her skin, and how to keep her hair from look too much like a "mom bob"Read more >

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Vanessa Seward, Designer

"I’m 46 and, for the moment, I don't want to do any injections or anything. I’m trying to resist. But I've amassed a lot of money in creams—prevention!"Read more >

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Odile Gilbert, Hairstylist

On the best hair masks for blondes, a skin cream for every decade of your life, and why brushes are the most important, least-used part of a hair routineRead more >

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Tali Lennox, Artist & Model

On how masking inspired her Bath Towel Series and why the bathroom really is the most important roomRead more >

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Katherine Power, CEO, Clique Media Group

The Who What Wear founder on how to wash your hair every day even if you don't want to and surviving the bitter end of a Brazilian blowoutRead more >

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Maude Apatow, Actress

File under: cool teens who are also funny and unafraid of a good lipstickRead more >

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Ali Michael

The model and lip balm connoisseur on growing to love her brows, keeping skincare simple, and choreographing spinning routines to Justin BieberRead more >

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Jayne Min, Creative Consultant

The woman behind Stop It Right Now on her yearly perm, her at-home gel manicure set, and her #1 ride-or-die product lineRead more >

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Nasiba Adilova, Director Of Business Development, Buro 24/7

"I saw a picture of Jane Birkin somewhere and I was like, 'Oh, those are the bangs I want.' I tried it and people kept saying how much they loved them, so I kept them."Read more >

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Jessica Alba

On how pregnancy helped her understand her allergies, what inspired Honest Beauty, and the perfume for people who hate perfumeRead more >

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Deborah Lippmann

"Nails are really personal. You’re sitting really closely with somebody, which is actually a part of the business that I would like to see reinvigorated. I understand that we like express service, but to me it’s really important..."Read more >

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Sally Singer, Creative Digital Director, Vogue

The very first Top Shelf is back for an update on what's changed with her hair and skincare routine in the past five yearsRead more >

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Judy Greer, Actress

"I’m in eyebrow rehab right now with Kristie Streicher. She’s trying to help me grow in my eyebrows. I am a victim of the '90s."Read more >

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Sophie Buhai, Jewelry Designer

Formerly of Vena Cava, she's relocated to LA from New York, where she's "allowed to have more focus on health"Read more >

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Sally Hershberger, Hairstylist

Read for gems like "When I was in my 20s, I got a call from Julia Roberts—‘Hey Sally, it’s Julie. Can you come over and cut my hair off? I’m sick of it.’"Read more >

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Cheryl Burke, Dancer

"My coach told me it was time for a new look, so he literally chopped my hair off. I was crying. He dyed it black, and that’s when you first saw me on Dancing With The Stars."Read more >

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Lolita Jacobs, Style Director, Courrèges

"Every time you read about a French girl, they say, ‘I’m not using anything. I’m like this naturally.’ Yeah right. Don’t worry, we use as much shit as girls anywhere!"Read more >

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LeAnn Rimes

The singer opens up about her psoriasis, styling her hair extensions, and how to shrug off paparazzi when you don't feel like looking 100 percentRead more >

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Jennifer Fisher, Jewelry Designer

On the ins and outs of lash extensions and how to moisturize your kids even when they hate lotionRead more >

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Amy Sedaris

The actress and comedian on why you should cover yourself in Elizabeth Arden's Eight Hour Cream, steam with laxative flakes, and consider doing your own makeup for all your red carpet glamour needsRead more >

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Sunny Hostin, Legal Analyst, CNN

You learn a lot about good mattifying primers and under-eye concealer when your job is to sit under TV lightsRead more >

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Kai Avent-deLeon, Owner, Sincerely, Tommy

The Bed-Stuy bred store owner on what women really want to buy, her favorite nude lipsticks, and getting over the fear of chemical peelsRead more >

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Michelle Monaghan, Actress

"I think that if you are healthy, you are beautiful on the outside and on the inside. The best thing to do is just lead by example."Read more >

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Suleika Jaouad, 'Well' Columnist, The New York Times

After being diagnosed with cancer at 22, the writer is in remission with a new perspective on life, makeup removal, and the pixie cut Read more >

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Donna Karan

The committed yogi on the wonders of a good guru, some essential oils, and a body suit you can wear from Pilates to workRead more >

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Candice Huffine, Model

"There’s some quote I read recently that said, it takes 10 years to look like an overnight success or something like that. People don’t know that you’ve been hustling for along time."Read more >

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Cipriana & TK Quann, Urban Bush Babes

The sisters behind the fashion and lifestyle site speak candidly on the correlation between hair and confidence, their simplified beauty routines, and drugstore lipstick to buy by the handfuls Read more >

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Erica Weiner, Jewelry Designer

On picking out engagement rings, finally learning how to apply eyeliner, and how to look like you have more hair than you actually doRead more >

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Leslie Fremar, Stylist

The woman behind basically all of your favorite red carpet looks on the all-consuming award show circuit, being comfortable without any makeup on, and her frequent massage habitRead more >