Mix two addictions—social media and shopping—and what do you get? OpenSky. The 1.5 million member-strong site boasts flash sale boutiques hand-picked by celebrity experts in every lifestyle field. Today, OpenSky launches a new beauty section, featuring beauty insiders in hair, skin and makeup. We chatted up five of the site’s top names for the inside scoop on must-have favorites to get glowing and gorgeous.
Orlando Pita, Hairstylist
A backstage fixture at Fashion Week shows like Versace and Prada, Pita’s known for innovative editorial collaborations with photography legends like Steven Meisel and Mario Testino—and celeb client-pals like Madonna.
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PICK 1: Viviscal Hair Growth Supplement
“I work with so many models and clients who over time see thinning hair that looks less shiny and full—I’ve been recommending this solution for years.”
PICK 2: Leonor Greyl Crème Aux Fleurs Shampoo
“Between Brazilian blowouts and the ombre color trend that bleaches already fragile ends, everyone’s hair is fried. This is a one-step treatment shampoo that drastically changes the condition of hair.”
PICK 3: Reflexology
“To recharge after hours on my feet as a hair stylist, I go to Chinatown for an hour-long reflexology. It costs about $45 an hour, and it feels incredibly rejuvenating.”
MORE: Reflexology for Beginners
Jerrod Blandino, Founder, Too Faced Cosmetics
Co-founder and creative director of Too Faced cosmetics, Blandino is known for deeply pigmented, shimmery formulas that boast a diehard following of makeup junkies.
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PICK 1: Too Faced Bronzers
“My sister Lisa’s bravery and healing through fourth stage melanoma inspired me to create the industry’s largest collection of bronzers that allow women to achieve a natural bronzed tan without the sun.”
PICK 2: Ruffled Sunbrellas
“Like Truvy said in Steel Magnolias, ‘Honey, time marches on and eventually you realize it’s marching across your face!’ I’m obsessed with sun-blocking parasols that fight off Father Time.”
PICK 3: Chubby Chihuahuas
“I’m one of those crazy people who believes their darling dog-child is the most precious baby that lives. I love my chihuahua London because he’s fat and furry—perfect for cuddling—has more attitude than Elton John, and likes me more than anyone else.”
Pati Dubroff, Makeup Artist
One of today’s most sought-after makeup artists, Dubroff makes up the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Naomi Watts, spreads glamour to the pages of Vogue and is a creative influence at Dior and Clarins.
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PICK 1: Clark’s Botanicals Ultra Rich Lip Balms and Tints
“Lip balm is as essential as drinking water. When lips look lush and hydrated, the whole face wakes up.”
PICK 2: JumpSport Fitness Trampolines
“Jumping for even a few minutes gets the heart pumping, lymphatic system flowing, core engaged and a smile on the face!”
PICK 3: H. Gillerman Organics
“These essential oil remedies not only smell divine, but the muscle, chest and sinus and travel blends help keep me healthy and balanced.”
Dr. Frederic Brandt, Dermatologist
A leader in cosmetic dermatology for over 20 years, Dr. Brandt pioneered the use of noninvasive procedures, created a cult anti-aging skincare line and tends to some of today’s biggest names.
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PICK 1: Dr. Brandt Collagen Booster
“This is food for your skin, with amino acids and elastin that assist in collagen production and prevent glycation to keep your collagen and elastin fibers healthy.”
PICK 2: Manduka Yoga Mat
“This thick rubber mat forms a firm non-slip base to ground one’s body during yoga, and is made from sustainable rubber trees.”
PICK 3: Glow by Dr. Brandt
“Retinol is in its highest concentration in a non-irritating night formula, while the day product hydrates and converts light to red light, which stimulates collagen production.”
Siobhan O’Connor, Green Expert
A magazine editor and blogger, O’Connor is the co-author of “No More Dirty Looks: The Truth About Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics.”
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“The flower essences are said to enhance your mood and personal magnetism! I apply it before meetings, dates and if I’m feeling cranky.”
PICK 2: Jivamukti Yoga School, NYC
“I love the mix of spiritual teachings, meditation and asana—plus they offer amazing massages, and the café is stocked with gluten-free cookies.”
PICK 3: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY
“I love the people-watching, the flower-sniffing, and laying around on the grass; my boyfriend and I have been twice in the last month.”
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