Interviews

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The Food Editor Exfoliating With Satan Salad's Dressing

"I’m into the smell—to me, it’s like soy sauce meets fish sauce meets….mushrooms? I get kind of hungry after."Read more >

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Toni Ko, Founder, Nyx Cosmetics & Bespoke Beauty Brands

What happens after you start a makeup brand, build it from the ground up, and sell it for hundreds of millionsRead more >

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The Mixologist Who’s Going Alcohol-Free

To fight the skin-drying effects of liquor, it's all about layering on the moistureRead more >

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When Fari Met Sidrah: An ITG Meet-Cute

Who knew chatting about P50 and Santal 33 would turn into a 7-year internet friendship?Read more >

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Molly Goddard, Co-Founder, Desmond & Dempsey

"Obviously everyone in Australia talks about the Lucas' Papaw Ointment, but Karma Rub is our best kept secret."Read more >

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The Former Hijabi Balancing Curl Care And Childcare

On the beauty of nature walks and an easy way to upgrade any hair maskRead more >

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Finding Beauty: Four Asian American Stories

Meet the founders behind Kung Acupuncture, Besfren Beauty, Akiko Nails, and The Mona CutRead more >

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The Miami Transplant Mixing Latin Style With Scandi Cool

With recommendations for where to get facials, hair color, and brow shaping next time you're down south Read more >

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A Great Sink Is A Masterpiece

How Tiktok's Sink Reviews applied an art historical lens to public bathrooms—and went viralRead more >

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Emily DiDonato, Model + Founder, Covey

On getting her first beauty contract at 16 years old and the makeup tricks she's learned on-set sinceRead more >

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The Biotech Scientist With Extra Haircare In Her Suitcase

When you're trained as a cosmetic formulator, you know a good product when you see itRead more >

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Youri Park, Co-Founder & CTO, Newness

"Not seeing many people who look like you changes what it’s like to experience being a part of something. If you’re the only one or if you’re one of a few, you feel like you have to be the best version of that to represent your community."Read more >

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The Comedian Whose Eyebrows Are Acquaintances At Best

On her favorite French pharmacy spot treatment and the quest for "Swedish baby" blondeRead more >

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The Model With An Eczema-Friendly K-Beauty Routine

Gina's best tips come from on-set makeup artists and her beauty YouTube-obsessed mom Read more >

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Leanne Ford, Interior Designer

"I like to look like how I design, which is undone but interesting, and warm but cool."Read more >

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Julie Fagerholt, Head of Design, H2OFagerholt

Betcha wouldn't have thought to use Milky Jelly Cleanser *this* wayRead more >

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The Adaptogen Aficionado Who Applies Products In Threes

All the brow tints, lip glosses, mascaras, and fragrances best layeredRead more >

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The Concept Store Founder Who Just Wants To Look Like Her Grandma

On the Black and woman-owned skincare routine that makes workweek makeup optionalRead more >

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Mary Pryor, Co-Founder, Cannaclusive

On the future of cannabis and the red lipstick she always has in her bagRead more >

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The Beauty Editor Who Mixes Skincare With Soul Care

With the best lip glosses and hair oils she's tried on the job, alongside a wealth of wellness practices Read more >

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The Art Advisor Pole Dancing Her Way To Self-Acceptance

On an easy graphic eyeliner look and everything you can do when you're not spending hours on a beauty routineRead more >