Interviews

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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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The Beauty Editor Who Was Also The First #ITGtopshelfie

ITG's first reader Top Shelf, because ITG readers are why Top Shelves exist in the first placeRead more >

The Face

Isabella Rossellini, Actress

"Lipstick is easy to apply with a big result. If you want to feel made up, you put red lipstick and boom. Made up."Read more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Brie Welch, Stylist

"Even if I'm tipsy, and I've already had a bag of chips, I do a routine when I get home. I take the makeup off again, and use Biologique P50 PIGM 400. If I remember, and nobody will be around who will be smelling my face, I'll use the Placenta Serum, which smells atrocious."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 >

Top Shelf After Dark

Leila Rahimi, Model

"I match my perfume with my outfit, just for the vibe. It's a full look."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 >

Top Shelf After Dark

Phoebe Tonkin

The much-anticipated sequel to the fan-favorite Top Shelf of 2014Read 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 >

Top Shelf After Dark

Skai Jackson, Actress

The high-low that is a Giorgio Armani Foundation under a drugstore concealerRead 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 >

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The PR Agent With A Trick For Plump Lips

"This stuff is so amazing, I will go to bed looking like Keith Richards and wake up looking like Keith Richards with moist lips."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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The Actress With The Best Red Lipstick

Whose bedding works for both a sensitive body and sensitive skinRead more >