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Kate Jones, Jewelry Designer

Ursa Major's founder on the neverending goodness of Clinique Dramatically Different Lotion and the best dry shampoos for beach loversRead more >

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Pernille Teisbaek, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Social Zoo

On tackling dry skin, intense pigmentation, and brow care the Danish wayRead more >

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Laurie Simmons, Artist

"I feel sorry for makeup artists that have to work on me... [I'm] asking so many questions. I always talk to the makeup artist to find out what they’re using. I’m really interested in it. It’s like painting!"Read more >

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Marjon Carlos, Senior Fashion Writer, Vogue.com

"My main focus in beauty has always been my hair. It’s where I put in the time, I put in the money, I put in the research…let’s start at the beginning."Read more >

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Mette Thorsgaard, Hairstylist

"I don't use hair masks, but I do love a hand mask... when you have your hands in models' faces all day long, it's good to keep your hands [nice]."Read more >

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Louise Follain, Model & Stylist

"I like perfume to be for me—it’s very personal, and if someone knows my scent, that means he knows me. I don’t want people on the street to know exactly what I’m wearing."Read more >

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Liv Winther, Beauty Director, Cover Magazine

She wears Madonna's favorite perfume, Alexa Chung's favorite eyeliner, and every Danish makeup artist's favorite mascaraRead more >

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Solange Franklin, Stylist

"I don't sleep with a silk scarf on, or anything. I don't like silk pillowcases either! I like my hair in its natural state, and I’m not afraid of frizz—it’s a pejorative [word]. It's me."Read more >

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Brennan Kilbane, Assistant Editor, Into The Gloss

"I actually interned at Into The Gloss back in 2013 and I was the worst intern that anyone has ever had at any publication in New York City...just goes to show that you can be the worst intern but still get the job."Read more >

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Yvonne Koné, Accessories Designer

"I remember when there weren't so many women of color to look up to [in pop culture] either. Then Neneh Cherry came, the singer, and it was such a relief... Now you have Beyoncé, and she's the most beautiful woman in the world."Read 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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Ashley Weatherford, Associate Beauty Editor, The Cut

Winning the award for Top Shelf routine with the most topical acid recommendations everRead more >

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Adriana Lima

"You know what? I'm the type of person that has a strong personality, and I like to be noticed, in a good way. There are things you can do to be noticed and not forgotten, and wearing perfume is one of those things."Read more >

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Ali Weiss, VP of Growth, Glossier

"I wouldn’t call myself a beauty junkie, but there are products that I feel like I’ve always purchased and I’ll always be loyal to. Like, I can’t remember a time before I bought Diorshow."Read more >

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Kelly Zutrau, Musician, Wet

The singer/songwriter talks about the bevy of moisturizers she uses to keep her skin from falling back into the breakouts of young adulthood and the only mascara that doesn't crumble in the heatRead more >

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Sylvie Chateigner, Vintage Dealer

"I can go outside with nothing on but not without lipstick. But that’s French, huh. When I wake up and I see my face without lipstick it’s like I’m dead."Read more >

Word of Mouth

Glossier's Moms Share Their Top Shelves

With maternal beauty tips like "Don't forget to wear sunscreen!!!" Read more >

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Actress

The star of 10 Cloverfield Lane on how she does her own red carpet makeup and how she deals with changing her hair for every new roleRead more >

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Angela Dimayuga, Executive Chef, Mission Chinese

"In all the kitchens I’ve worked in, I’ve always used eyeliner because you don’t really need to reapply it and I feel finished with it on, but not made-up. I can go from work to going out and feeling like I have my look."Read more >

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Claire Knebl, Managing Editor, Glossier

On overcoming hormonal acne and perfecting the travel-friendly skincare routineRead more >

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Paola Kudacki, Photographer

File under: Things to keep in mind when pursuing your dreams, grooming your eyebrows, and shopping for a new under-eye creamRead more >

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Enikö Mihalik, Model

"Before I started working, I actually always had a love for makeup—ask my mom…I also am a bit of a hoarder. Things that are colorful and that you can do pretty things with, I tend to collect. Or just over-buy."Read 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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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 >