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Alexandra Nataf, Photographer & Co-Founder, Unconditional Magazine

"Everywhere I’ve lived has been a huge influence on me, because if I had never left Paris, for example, I really don’t know if I would be a photographer today."More...

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Jessica Richards, Founder, Shen Beauty

"I think people are embarrassed about Botox—it’s like sex, in a way. They want to pretend like they look that way, but it’s not reality."More...

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Folasade Adeoso, Digital Designer

"I actually didn’t know who Grace Jones was until I cut my hair, because people started being like, ‘You look like Grace Jones, look her up.’ I did not know! And I became obsessed."More...

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Erica Chidi Cohen, Doula & Co-Founder, LOOM

"My deodorant is a vibe," and the layers of essential oils she wears as fragranceMore...

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Alicia Silverstone, Actress

"You may as well throw every single beauty product away if you’re not going to eat clean."More...

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Jenn Streicher, Makeup Artist

Streicher sister Number One on her career path into makeup artistry, grooming Jack Black, the one palette she travels with and approximately ten shower gelsMore...

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Mia Kang, Model And Martial Artist

"I’m like a size 8 or 10, so I get told all the time, ‘You need to either gain or lose weight.’ Why? Exactly. This is my whole point. No one’s ‘too’ anything."More...

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Walda Laurenceau, Acupuncturist

"We’ve been taught to take pills instead of learning how to boost our body’s own healing capability. That’s not to say we should avoid medicine, but if we can give our bodies that opportunity, then we can actually be put in a better direction."More...

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Or Gotham, Writer

On everything from working at McDonald's to why you should be using a silicone primer instead of basically all your other makeupMore...

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Babba Canales Rivera, Founder, ByBabba

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

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Camilla Marcus, Founder, West-bourne

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

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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...

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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...

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Rachael Wang, Stylist

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

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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...

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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...

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Camilla Deterre, Designer & Model

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

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Elizabeth Chambers Hammer

On keeping everything in moderation—except kombuchaMore...

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Kirsty Godso, Master Trainer, Nike

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

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Cherie Camacho, Team & Culture Manager, Glossier

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

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Natasha Pickowicz, Pastry Chef

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

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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 coversMore...