From cosmetics executives to makeup masters, beauty tends to be behind the scenes business where consumers don't see who's really behind the runway and editorial looks we adore and love to copy. But with the rise of social media bringing these backstage staples into the spotlight, Glam gave a peek behind the curtain to touch on the day to day of the makeup maestros, strand stylists, and nail ninjas we all aspire to emulate.
Sarah Potempa is more than just your average mane master. Aside from her star-studded clientele, she's also an innovator with her Beachwaver hair tool -- perfect for sngging the sultry strands. Glam caught up with Sarah Potempa as she crisscrosses the city in a series of styling sessions with Oscar nominees and reality stars with enough time to pick up her two little ones from school.
Ole Henriksen is not only young at heart, but it shows in his skin too. The skincare savant's spa has been in business for over three decades with an eponymous line that tops every beauty buffs shopping list. The skincare guru Ole Henriksen as he geared up for an on-air appearance on Hallmark’s Home and Family show while maintaining his strict exercise and skincare routine.
Jen Atkin is easily known as the Kardashian's, namely Khloe's, go-to hair guru. But the star stylist never slows down as she crisscrosses the country for quick cardio and cocktails while spreading the word about Clear Scalp & Hair, one blowout at a time.
One of our favorite mani mavens Jin Soon Choi gave Glam the inside scoop as she handles hoards of editors, shade swatches, and a menu of Korean cuisine between shows for Tess Giberson, Rag & Bone, and Theory. Here, she shares her packed schedule:
Melanie Inglessis is one of Instagram's favorite makeup artists. A side from sharing the latest additions to her kit, she shares the final looks for her clients, including Olivia Wilde, Lauren Conrad, and Anna Camp.
Sonia Kashuk has been a beauty industry titan since she linked up with Target. She's hardly done conquering the counter, as she expanded into body care and fragrance and always has a beauty tip or two to share.
Skin cancer is no joke for Dr. Debra Jaliman. The New York dermatologist is renowned for her expertise in treating the deadly disease and other rare skin disorders, and regularly advises patients to adhere to her Skin Rules in order to ensure healthy and clear skin.
Thanks to Dr. Rebecca Booth, VENeffect is much different from your average anti-aging line. The core of the brand revolves around phytoestrogens to reverse skin aging from the loss of hormones, so we can all wake up #flawless
Most may remember Cindy Barshop from her mixing and mingling with "The Real Housewives of New York," but the busy mom is also the hair removal expert behind Spruce & Bond, nee Completely Bare. From bolstering her brand to taking care of her twins, Barshop has it covered.