The Top Shelf

The Top Shelf

Babba Canales Rivera, Founder, ByBabba

"[My dog] Blue uses Aesop too. She smells really good—people always compliment her on that."More...

The Top Shelf

Camilla Marcus, Founder, West-bourne

"I’m definitely the kind of person who takes products from friends"More...

The Top Shelf

Okay Kaya, Musician

"I have an avocado mask, but I like sheet masks, I like a clay mask… I think I just like masks"More...

The Top Shelf

Jordan Salcito, Sommelier & Founder, Ramona

"I love lip gloss—I just feel like it dresses you up. It’s like patent leather shoes on your lips."More...

The Top Shelf

Rachael Wang, Stylist

On the best vegan makeup, the one organic deodorant that actually works, and why she never conditioners her hairMore...

The Top Shelf

Brad Goreski, Stylist

"I think the guys in my gym locker room think I’m a weirdo because I take my Nurse Jackie Uplift Roller with me and do it after I work out. It’s a roller for your face that has tourmaline stones on it, but it looks a little like a purple dildo."More...

The Top Shelf

Carole Radziwill

On her favorite infomercial beauty product, the tool that makes her skincare work harder, and the thing she calls "newborn baby in a compact"More...

The Top Shelf

Camilla Deterre, Designer & Model

The native New Yorker on embracing undereye circles, keeping up on her hair color, and modeling with her momMore...

The Top Shelf

Elizabeth Chambers Hammer

On keeping everything in moderation—except kombuchaMore...

The Top Shelf

Kirsty Godso, Master Trainer, Nike

On the beauty benefits of everything from the Vitamix to the infrared sauna at Sky TingMore...

The Top Shelf

Cherie Camacho, Team & Culture Manager, Glossier

The woman behind team culture at Glossier on how she does it—, everything in her fragrance collectionMore...

The Top Shelf

Natasha Pickowicz, Pastry Chef

What your beauty routine looks like when you work at two restaurants on opposite ends of ManhattanMore...

The Top Shelf

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 coversMore...

The Top Shelf

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."More...

The Top Shelf

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."More...

The Top Shelf

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."More...

The Top Shelf

Melanie Simon, Electrical Aesthetician

Buckle up and settle in for the most in-depth skincare master class of your lifeMore...

The Top Shelf

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."More...

The Top Shelf

Christina Han, Founder, Type Navy

From $70 cleansers to $5 pore strips and everything in betweenMore...

The Top Shelf

Christopher Niquet, Writer, Vanity Fair France

Living proof that you can casually keep a designated product refrigerator in your closet if you want toMore...

The Top Shelf

Pamela Love, Jewelry Designer

"I also just like products. I like beauty products the way I think some people like clothes."More...