25 People Changing the Beauty Industry

The rising influentials of this generation.

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Marie Claire has been covering beauty news since 1994, and we can say with authority that 2019 is a watershed year in the history of the industry. In honor of our 25th anniversary, Marie Claire is celebrating the people changing the face of beauty and moving the conversation forward. From artists and scientists to advocates and entrepreneurs, we tapped each of these influentials to see how they've been leading their respective fields. Below, meet the people revolutionizing the way we think about makeup, hair, skin, and more.

Entrepreneurs: Founders Making A Difference

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Artists: Need-to-Know Makeup, Hair, and Nail Pros

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Scientists & Technologists: Chemist, App Developers, and Other S.T.E.M. Standouts

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Influencers & Advocates: Actors and Content Creators To Watch

This article appears in the September 2019 issue of Marie Claire.

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Hana Hong
Hana Hong

Hana Hong is the beauty assistant at Marie Claire, where she covers skincare, makeup, and haircare, and is identifiable by her signature cateye.