Game On

Make room for our 2022 Beauty Game-Changers Award winners.

2022 Beauty Game-Changers Award winners.
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The future looks bright for the beauty industry. According to consulting firm Grand View Research, the market for beauty and personal-care products is anticipated to reach $716.6 billion globally by 2025. And thanks to social media’s influence on consumer behavior, that number will only keep growing. But cosmetics are more than trendy ingredients in fancy packaging; they’re the doorway to cultural insights, and the building blocks of personal enhancement. At the heart of the industry sit professionals who are hyper-aware of innovation. The experts who constantly test (and re-test) product efficacy. The trendsetters reinventing the beauty wheel. Here, the top connoisseurs in the field share their game-changing finds from the past year.

The expert: Linda Sivrican

Perfumer, formulator, and founder of Capsule Parfumerie

Linda Sivrican’s heritage is fragrance. Her mother was a florist and Sivrican’s Vietnamese name, Thuy Huong, translates to gentle fragrance. The award-winning perfumer crafts small-batch, premium scents that continuously garner attention from industry experts and top publications

The Experts: 

Jenny Patinkin

Celebrity makeup artist and founder of Jenny Patinkin Eco-Luxe Beauty Tools 

Patinkin is the author of Lazy Perfection: The Art of Looking Great Without Really Trying, and takes a streamlined, environmentally friendly approach to beauty. She regularly offers her beauty expertise on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Rachael Ray Show.

Porsche Cooper 

Celebrity makeup artist 

Cooper divides her time between New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, where she serves clients including Joan Smalls, Mary J. Blige, and Andra Day. Always taking an elevated approach to beauty, she also offers artistic vision to large beauty brands like Chanel, La Mer, and Estée Lauder.

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The expert : Jessie Cheung, M.D.

Board-certified dermatologist with practices in Chicago and New York City 

Dr. Cheung is the founder of Cheung Aesthetics & Wellness. Her practice focuses on the future of regenerative medicine, and she specializes in cosmetic procedures like hormone replacement therapy and stem cell technology for hair, skin, and sexual rejuvenation.

The expert : Queenie Nguyen

Celebrity and editorial nail stylist 

Queenie Nguyen is a Los Angeles-based manicurist who specializes in natural nails and contemporary nail art. Her fashion-forward looks have surfaced in campaigns for Dior and Prada, and she has worked with a host of celebrities including Halsey and Emma Roberts. She’s also done fashion campaigns for Aldo and Piaget.

The Expert : Dominick Pucciarello

Celebrity hairstylist 

Dominick Pucciarello is a New Yorkbased hairstylist who received training under top hairstylists Italo Gregorio and Serge Normant. He has a notable portfolio of celebrity clients, including Olivia Culpo, Katharine McPhee Foster, and Alessandra Ambrosio.

This story appears in the May 2022 issue of Marie Claire.

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