Dua Lipa, singer
Sarah Chapman bio-cellulose mask, £50 for four

British-Kosovar singer Dua Lipa
British-Kosovar singer Dua Lipa © Jesse Gouveia

“I love Sarah Chapman face masks and keep them in the fridge, because it’s always nice to have a cold one when you wake up in the morning. I put beauty rollers in there too. There’s no better feeling than rolling one all over your face after you’ve put your face cream on: it’s great for de-puffing.”
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Martha Freud, ceramicist
Weleda Skin Food, £8.25 for 30ml. REN Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil, £38 for 100ml

Martha Freud at home in Hackney
Martha Freud at home in Hackney © Jo Metson Scott
Weleda Skin Food, £8.25 for 30ml. Le Labo Rose 31 Massage and bath oil, £47 for 120ml. REN Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil, £38 for 100ml
Weleda Skin Food, £8.25 for 30ml. Le Labo Rose 31 Massage and bath oil, £47 for 120ml. REN Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil, £38 for 100ml © Jo Metson Scott

“I swim a lot, so I like a body oil; I often use the Moroccan Rose one by REN. And I couldn’t do without moisturiser. My hands get really dry and I find Weleda Skin Food particularly good.”
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Joël Andrianomearisoa, artist

Joël Andrianomearisoa in his white Dior jacket
Joël Andrianomearisoa in his white Dior jacket © Arnau Bach

“Cactus oil from Madagascar keeps my skin hydrated. I also often make a turmeric face mask by mixing the powder with water and leaving it on for 15 minutes. I love it for the skin colour I have. But don’t sleep with it on, it’ll ruin your bed linen!”
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Cynthia Nixon, actress
Aurelia Cell Repair Night Oil, £62 for 50ml. Dr Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Colour Correcting Treatment, £37 for 50ml

Cynthia Nixon at home in New York with her cat Aurora
Cynthia Nixon at home in New York with her cat Aurora © Clément Pascal

“I’m never without Aurelia Cell Repair Night Oil – a hydrating lavender and neroli blend – and Cicapair Tiger Grass Colour Correcting Treatment for evening out skin tone. It’s green and takes the redness out of my skin, and it’s the perfect light moisturiser with SPF.”
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Karla Welch, stylist
Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream, £135 for 30ml

Karla Welch at home in Los Angeles
Karla Welch at home in Los Angeles © Matthew Welch
Augustinus Bader The Cream, one of Welch’s beauty staples
Augustinus Bader The Cream, one of Welch’s beauty staples © Matthew Welch

Augustinus Bader The Cream makes my skin look like I’m 20 again. It’s the perfect formula for me.”
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Hassan Hajjaj, artist
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Daily Skin Therapy, £3.99 for 250ml

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Daily Skin Therapy, £3.99 for 250ml
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Daily Skin Therapy, £3.99 for 250ml © Yoriyas

“I’ve used Palmer’s Cocoa Butter since the 1980s. I get really dry skin so I always have it with me. I love the vanilla smell and the texture, which is light without being oily.”
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Shiza Shahid, co-founder of cookware brand Our Place

Shiza Shahid at home
Shiza Shahid at home © Rich Stapleton

“I wear Coola’s white tea sunscreen every day because it’s lightweight and is both an SPF and moisturiser in one. I put it on after I wash my face each morning, and feel like I have done a good thing for myself.”
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Sébastien Foucan, freerunner

Sébastian Foucan in the Creative Room at his home in London
Sébastian Foucan in the Creative Room at his home in London © Dan Burn-Forti

“I get dry skin very easily, so I take Nivea moisturiser wherever I go. It’s the one that has worked for my skin since I was young.”
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Lykke Li, singer/songwriter
Olio e Osso lip balm, from $28. Mac Spice lip pencil, £18

Lykke Li at home in Los Angeles
Lykke Li at home in Los Angeles © Arianna Lago

“I always apply Olio e Osso lip balm, then put a Mac Spice lip liner on after – you’ve gotta keep up with the kids, you know?”
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Leanne Shapton, writer, artist and graphic novelist

“My beauty staple is a giant tub of Cetaphil moisturiser. I have to pile it on: I’ve got really troublesome skin.”
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Tommy Hilfiger, designer
Crème de la Mer, £78 for 15ml

Hilfiger at home in Palm Beach
Hilfiger at home in Palm Beach © Josh Aronson
His beauty staple: Creme de la Mer moisturiser
His beauty staple: Creme de la Mer moisturiser © Josh Aronson

“I use Crème de la Mer moisturiser every day. I travel a lot and it’s great for soothing and restoring my skin after a long flight. I keep my grooming routine very simple and stick to a few tried-and-tested products.”
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Mary Celeste Beall
Tata Harper’s Hydrating Floral Essence, $116 for 125ml

Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, £89
Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, £89 © Shawn Poynter

Tata Harper’s Hydrating Floral Essence is a spritz I always use before applying a serum; it’s so refreshing.”
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Claudia Roden, food writer
Cortas Rose Water, £2.19 for 300ml

“I always have a bottle of rose water – by Cortas, it’s Lebanese – to splash on my face and neck.”
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Anna de Pahlen, yoga instructor
Dr Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum, from £85, and Cleanser, £45. Escentric Molecule 01, £46

Beauty products by Dr Barbara Sturm
Beauty products by Dr Barbara Sturm © Rick Pushinsky

“I like a good cleanser – it’s important when your work involves a lot of travelling and movement. Escentric Molecule 01 and Dr Barbara Sturm skincare, including the Hyaluronic Serum and Cleanser, are really simple and not aggressive on the skin.”
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Kengo Kuma, architect

“I have tried many soaps, but Hatomugi rice soap is the best. It is made with seeds and is very cleansing.”
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