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Backstage Beauty’s Denizens: Who in the World?

Meet the global experts of the backstage beauty scene.

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Beauty Inc issue 03/08/2013

COUNTRY: England
OUTLET: Vogue
NAME: Jessica Hogan
TITLE: Beauty and Health Editor
“There’s so many different mediums, but we cover trend reports for the magazine and we do blogs for online. We also tweet and that gets fed through Instagram. Our philosophy is more about quality, rather than quantity.”

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COUNTRY: Latvia
OUTLET: Cosmopolitan
NAME: Santa Kristiana
TITLE: Editor-in-Chief
“We give beauty tips and talk to celebrities and models who attend the shows. Sometimes the tips are more unconventional. For, example using mascara instead of an eye shadow and blending it.”

COUNTRY: Canada
OUTLET: Elle
NAME: Noreen Flanagan
TITLE: Editor-in-Chief
“I like to mix it up and come backstage because, really, that’s where all the theater is happening. Quite often, the makeup and the hair pick up the undercurrent of the message that the designers are trying to convey. Sometimes you miss it when you see a show happening in front of you very quickly.”

COUNTRY: Korea
OUTLET: Grazia
NAME: Yang Bo Ram
TITLE: Beauty Editor
“We’re covering [the shows] for our first issue. So we’ll share the trends and tips.”

COUNTRY: Spain
OUTLET: Grazia
NAME: Marta de la Calzada
TITLE: Fashion Editor
“For me, it’s very important to know the T references—the decade or what inspires them. It’s quite interesting to see the models, so you really get to know the beauty of the girls, especially their natural beauty.”

COUNTRY: Canada
OUTLET: LouLou Magazine
NAME: Marika LaPointe
TITLE: Fashion and Beauty Editor
“I’m here with the Essie team. I’ve been surprised that it’s a lot of neutrals. This show [Jenny Packham] is one of the wildest yet with glitter.”

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