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Amy Odell, Writer & Editor

The fashion blogger (and newly minted editor of Cosmopolitan.com) on begging for work, double-washing her face, and piling on the glitterRead more >

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Justyna Sroka, Senior Operations Manager, Juice Press

"I get to talk to so many people in a day, and I’m always asking everyone what they use," says the Poland native. "That’s how I’ve found everything I now use. I only wear a few products, so I want them to be great."Read more >

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Stina Wäppling, Singer, NONONO

"The band name is about saying ‘no’ to projects when your heart isn’t in it. It’s really important to make active choices in life. It leaves space for the things you really want to do."Read more >

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Malgosia Bela, Model

"I love life—I don’t want to spend two hours getting ready in the bathroom every day."Read more >

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Poppy King, Lipstick Queen

"Do I feel beautiful? No. But I feel all sorts of other things instead, like exuberant and glamorous."Read more >

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Emily Schuman, Cupcakes and Cashmere

"One of the first mean comments I got on my site was someone who said I had ‘slutty eyebrows.’ I cried and called my friends saying, ‘I had no idea my eyebrows were slutty!’"Read more >

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Phoebe Tonkin, Actress

"For filming, we walk a fine line between looking like real people and looking camera-ready. It takes a full hour-and-a-half in the makeup chair every day to complete the look."Read more >

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Stefano Tonchi, Editor in Chief, W

The Italian on 'Super Tuscan' skin, disposable razors, and his hair-grooming routine: "I go through a bottle of Kiehl’s gel every two weeks"Read more >

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Amanda Chantal Bacon, Owner, Moon Juice

"I rely on green juice for beauty. It’s great for staying calm, staying sane, and for getting glowing skin."Read more >

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Emily's Fall Essentials

Emily’s seasonal curation of all things fast, easy, and fabulousRead more >

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Alice Gregory, Writer

"I know it's the feminist line to say, ‘I wear makeup and get dressed for myself and not for men and not for other people,’ but I don’t find it to be true for me, personally."Read more >

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Andrea Mary Marshall, Artist

"I do a lot of self-portraiture late at night to have better control over the lighting, which means I spend a lot of nights without sleeping, wearing heavy theater makeup under hot lights. It all does a lot of damage to my skin..."Read more >

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Emily Ratajkowski, Model

The 'Blurred Lines' video muse on nudity and drugstore makeup (plus, a video of her favorite things)Read more >

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Catherine Walsh, Senior Vice President, Coty

"This is going to sound crazy, but I’m one of those people who thinks that beauty is going to save the world."Read more >

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Topaz Page-Green, Founder, The Lunchbox Fund

"How heavily I put on red lipstick depends on the occasion," says the South Africa-born New Yorker. "If it’s a blah day, I tap a little tiny touch of it on, but if it’s more of a going-out thing, I’ll go full blast."Read more >

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Samira Nasr, Fashion Director, Elle

"I'm mascara-obsessed," says the stylist and new mom. "I've really tried every mascara from drugstore to Dior."Read more >

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Rachel Antonoff, Designer

"Being blonde randomly coincided with being single for the first time in many, many years so, I’m generally having more fun… but I can’t confirm that it’s because I’m blonde."Read more >

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Chiara Ferragni, The Blonde Salad

"When I was younger, I was like, ‘Oh, I want to be blonder. I want to wear more makeup,'" says the Italian blogger. "But the more I grow up, the more I want to simplify."Read more >

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Ranjana Khan, Jewelry Designer

"For me, beauty is about the process," says the part-time face yoga instructor (and wife of designer Naeem Khan). "Mine is a very holistic approach."Read more >

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Miranda Kerr, Model

"I’m not against non-organic products, obviously—I use them all of the time for my job—but I try to minimize my exposure to chemicals. It's a balance."Read more >

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Jeanette Lai Thomas, Designer, Moratorium

"I’m really adventurous with hair, because it’s just hair... Fuck it. It’ll grow back."Read more >

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Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Founder, Romy and the Bunnies

"I think an eyelash curler makes me look much more awake, even when I haven't gotten much sleep. It's a really important tool for a mom to have."Read more >

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Jane Pratt, Editor in Chief, xoJane

"For someone who doesn’t use many products, I use about ten on my eyebrows alone."Read more >

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Anja Rubik, Model

"I use a lot of creams—I travel with at least six, because every cream supplies your skin with something different."Read more >

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Fanny Bourdette-Donon, International PR, Christian Dior Parfums

"I used to be scared of makeup because it’s hard to find colors that match my skin..."Read more >

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Robbie Myers, Editor in Chief, Elle

"If I was lost on a beauty desert island, and I could bring one thing with me, besides sunscreen, it would be fake eyelashes. I don’t care whether they're individual or strip—I can do both."Read more >

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Liv Tyler

"I'm obsessed with beauty—seriously, one of my dreams is to write a book about beauty secrets and do a skincare line."Read more >

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Charlotte Tilbury, Makeup Artist

"My husband has never seen me without makeup," and other revelations (+ tips and tricks) from the fashion-industry legendRead more >

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Arianna & Christina Huffington

The media mogul and her daughter talk "nail fights," makeup-removal as a family ritual, and learning to slow down (and use body cream)Read more >

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Garance Doré

"It’s funny how you get obsessed with nutrition when you live [in America]. Now, breakfast is oatmeal and a little bit of fruit... My mornings used to be a celebration of life, and now it’s like, ‘Ok…’"Read more >

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Jessica Diehl

Part 2 of our interview with Vanity Fair's Fashion & Style Director explores one very glamourous routine (and bathroom!)Read more >

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Victoire de Castellane, Jewelry Designer

"In the end," says the Dior Joaillerie designer, "you’ll never relax if you’re always concerned with what people think about you, especially other women."Read more >