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Brennan Kilbane

Senior Writer

About Me: Beautiful idiot with a heart of gold!
Hair Texture: Nothing! I’m buzzed.
Hair Color: Blonde and loving it!!!
Biggest Hair Concern: Dandruff
Skin Tone: Extremely fair with cool undertones
Skin Type: Combination, with a tendency to get oily.
Greatest Skin Concern: That it will one day fall off of my body 
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Sensibiafine Crème Riche! It’s the best moisturizer and so cheap, but it’s only sold in France. I’ve never been to France! I ask anybody who is planning a trip to get some for me. Even relative strangers. They always do ☺
Beauty Product You Can’t Live Without: Dr. Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: A massage at the Shibui Spa at the Greenwich Hotel, which I can afford every 16 years.
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: Amy Sedaris
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Kiehl’s Musk, yesterday, today, forever.

AMERICAN WOMEN
Inside the Superglam Bathroom of a Real Housewife

A place for Cynthia Bailey to go when the camera isn’t rolling. 

AMERICAN WOMEN
Sonja Morgan’s Face, According to Sonja Morgan

In 10 years, she's aged no more than a day. Here's how.

COVER STORY
Pharrell Dives Into the Beauty Business

The mogul has conquered radio waves and runways. His next target: Your skin.

THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY
Pharrell Is Launching a Skin-Care Line Called Humanrace

Here's an exclusive first look at the musician's next big venture.

PAPER DOLLS
Four Brilliant Makeup Artists, Four Beautiful Face Charts

Before there with YouTube tutorials and Instagram how-to's, there were face charts.

BARRIER BOOST
This Moisturizer Is Velvet Skin, Bottled

Dr. Jart's blend of fatty acids blankets cheeks and foreheads in a moisture-retaining shield.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020
All Blondes Need Living Proof Color Care Whipped Glaze

The future is dark, but my hair color is radiant, thanks to this lilac foam. 

SHARP INSIGHT
The Wild Story of King Camp Gillette

King Camp Gillette had a dream. It had nothing to do with shaving. 

SHOT CALLER
Gwyneth Paltrow Os "Very Much a Libra," Approaching 50, and Injecting Toxin in Her Face

The Oscar winner and founder of Goop is the new porcelain face of Xeomin incobotulinum toxin A.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020
SkinBetter Science Alto Defense Serum to Gorgeous Skin

A lightweight, antioxidant-packed serum.

TALKING BEAUTY
How Ziwe Fumudoh Gets Ready for Each Episode of Baited

“Erika Jayne and Dorit Kemsley, Naomi Campbell, Normani, Alexa Demie — these are beauty influences of mine.”

BEAUTY SCREEN
Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You Creates Character Through Hair

Hair and makeup designer Bethany Swan explains the symbolism behind Arabella’s styles throughout the hit HBO series’ powerful first season.

THE FUTURE OF BEAUTY
The Bidet Never Caught On In the US. Then the Pandemic Came.

For decades, the appliance has remained enormously popular outside of the US. The COVID-19 pandemic might have finally brought it stateside.

THE FUTURE OF BEAUTY
Robots Are Setting the Beauty Standards of Our Future

We are rapidly replacing our analog selves with digital fantasy.

WASTE NOT
Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar

Erno Laszlo's black cleansing bar has been around for a while, but it recently got an eco-friendly update.

COVER STORY
Hunter Schafer: "Trying to Feel Seen Has Been the Project of My Life"

The activist, model, and breakout star of Euphoria is just getting started.

Thank You Notes
I Learned About Blithe Confidence From Gwyneth Paltrow

Speak softly and carry a jade egg.

TALKING BEAUTY
Normani Says the Only Person She's in Competition With Is Herself

She tells us about her favorite skin care, her inspirations, and more.

Moisture Fix
Curology The Moisturizer 

A no-frills moisturizer that does exactly what it says. 

Mirror, Mirror
Is Zoom (and My Bathroom Mirror) Lying To Me?

The answer is yes and no.

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