Beauty Obsessions and Confessions

With Marie Claire Beauty Director Ying Chu.

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PRECIOUS PERFUME

While I covet London jeweler Solange Azagury Partridge's lavishly priced baubles, I recently discovered a way to wear her designs without taking out a second mortgage: Dab on a touch of her STONED EAU DE PARFUM ($285). A heady mix of jasmine, heliotrope, and patchouli, the juice is blended with microscopic diamond dust. Way to sparkle.

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John Barrett's famous glossy blowouts at his salon in Bergdorf Goodman are another reason the Manhattan store's a luxury landmark. But if you can't fit in a trip, his BE HEALED STYLING MASQUE ($38), enriched with keratin, melonseed oil, and beeswax, makes them a reality at home.

Fiber Optics

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A close look at the newest mascaras, namely AVON UPLIFTING($4.99) and MAYBELLINE NEW YORK XXL CURL POWER ($8.25), reveals tiny fibers dotting the wands. What are they? Turns out the mini strands are made of rayon or nylon, and once brushed on, cling to lashes to create length, volume, and longer-lasting curl.

CLEAN SWEEP

I love how Giorgio Armani's sheabutterinfused

CREMA NERA MINERAL CLEANSING BALM ($65) streamlines my p.m. skincare routine. One pass and makeup's gone—even waterresistant mascara.

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