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21 Questions with… Celebrity Facialist Joanna Vargas

Joanna Vargas

We ask celebrity facialist Joanna Vargas (Karlie Kloss, Rachel Weisz…), founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection, to answer our 21 questions.

  1. When I get dressed in the morning I think…I'm so happy it's spring.

  2. If my days had one extra hour I would…lay in my light bed for a double session. 

  3. On a typical Saturday night I…cook a huge meal for about 15 people and five or six kids.

  4. My beauty essentials are…my Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and my Daily Serum from my own line.

  5. When I'm looking to de-stress I…liisten to very loud music!

  6. I would never leave my apartment without…my iPad.

  7. When people are worried about breakouts post facial I tell them…if I'm doing my job right that won't happen!

  8. The last song I listened to is…Gold Guns Girls by Metric.

  9. The last thing I Googled was…who the James Beard nominees are this year.

  10. My biggest beauty pet peeve is…people who use drugstore products because they think it’s all the same. 

  11. The item of clothing in my closet I'm currently wearing most…my Helmut Lang motorcycle jacket. It goes with everything!

  12. The trick to blemish-free skin…is washing your face at night and a veggie rich diet.

  13. I'm dying to splurge on…Pamela Love's Maia Bronze Breastplate Necklace.

  14. I wouldn't be caught dead…using a bar of soap to wash my face.

  15. When it comes to beauty products, men should always…wear sunscreen!

  16. When it comes to beauty products, women should always…wear a night serum. 

  17. When it comes to exercise I…love Flywheel.

  18. My favorite place to shop is…Net-a-Porter.

  19. My guilty pleasure is…my Nespresso machine – I know coffee isn't good for you, but this little machine makes it too hard to resist!

  20. A beauty myth that drives me nuts…that you have to be born with great skin to have it.

  21. The best advice I ever got…listen to your gut!