The Professional

Jin Soon, Owner, JINsoon

"Manicurists and their clients can have really special relationships. If you understand the language and have an open mind, you can do it—seriously."Read more >

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Tatiana Hambro, Fashion Writer, Moda Operandi

"I don’t think it’s the most elegant thing in the world to have a bright purple manicure, but it makes me so happy and I love the process of doing it."Read more >

The Extras

Gelcream Curates Your Fall Nail Looks

The best hand on Instagram adorns herself with lacquer and alcoholic beveragesRead more >

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Kesha McLeod, Stylist

With her designated fragrance for sleeping inRead more >


The LA-Based Ops Director Who's A Self-Described Lip Alchemist

"I’m addicted to lip stuff—scrubs, chapsticks, tints, liners. I’m like a lip alchemist. I love all of it. But with that said I rarely switch it up—I know what I like and I tend to stick with it."Read more >

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Natasha Poly, Model

The most comprehensive #NPolymakeup tutorial on the internetRead more >

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Anine Bing, Designer

On the glow-giving French pharmacy products that are so secret, even ITG hadn't heard of themRead more >

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Irene Agbontaen, Designer

With at least 15 different wigs, plus her secret to good photosRead more >

ITG ♥s

Essie Clambake Is The Nail Color Of The Summer—Win It Now!

Enter to win your very own bottle—fo' free—so you can have summer all the timeRead more >

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Haniya Riaz-Khan, Agent, The Wall Group

"I still haven’t found the perfect foundation yet. I want to still be able to see my skin. I don’t want someone to look at me and be like, ‘Nice makeup.’ That means I’m wearing too much."Read more >

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Suzanne Koller, Fashion Director, M Le Monde

"If there's makeup, I still want to see the person behind it. It's all about the person, not about the makeup. A red lip gives character, but you still see the personality."Read more >

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Emma Watson

After years of researching the best of the natural beauty world, the actress is here with her favorites, from organic hairspray to non-toxic nail polish and everything in betweenRead more >

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Alencia Johnson, Director Of Constituency Communications, Planned Parenthood

"Nobody else is telling me what I can and cannot do with my body, and that is liberating beyond any means. That in itself is a beauty secret that you can’t really buy anywhere."Read more >

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Alyse Archer-Coité, Director of Culture & Programing, A/D/O

On how to DIY a true nude lipstick with spare concealer—plus a primer on cutting your hair at homeRead more >

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Susan Lyne, President & Managing Partner, BBG Ventures

On how losing your job can be the best career move and why the best skincare is the simplestRead more >

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Parris Goebel, Dancer & Choreographer

"I like to look different. Like, I shaved my head when I was 18 and I was bald all the way up 'til last year. I like the idea of being bald... It was very empowering to me to be bald but still be a woman and still be hot."Read more >


Catherine Shi, Biopharmaceutical Process Engineer

On what it means to be a tech-driven beauty consumer instead of a trend-driven one, and the best lipstick formula for chronically dry lipsRead more >