WOMEN OF INFLUENCE

Be it Lily Collins’ ethereal skin as she stands on a dining room table, Laura Harrier’s captivating gaze on entrance into a ballroom or Zawe Ashton’s soft lip to contrast her powerful beauty as she leans effortlessly on a fireplace, these inspiring women infuse strength and elegance in to their beauty looks. “It’s the small things that you have in your power as a woman that fuel that feminine energy,” Ashton says to ELLE. And photographer Claire Rothstein, for Lancôme, knows just when to capture it.

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    "The best beauty advice I ever received was: The less there is that you wear, the less there is to go wrong" - Lily Collins for Vogue

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    "I remember sussing out that women have a relationship with beauty that's quite different to men." - Zawe Ashton for Elle

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    Laura Harrier for Net-A-Porter

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    "I don’t want to necessarily look the same every single time I am on the carpet. I look at it like playing a character each time, so there is always a through-line of wanting to feel that whoever is doing my hair and make-up has as much of a say in the look as I have an idea of what I want." - Lily Collins for Vogue

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    Laura Harrier for Net-A-Porter

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    "I always want my 'tribe' to recognise me and to look like the art that I create." - Zawe Ashton for Elle

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    "It's the small things that you have in your power as a woman to enhance your feminine energy that I think are really important and transformative." - Zawe Ashton for Elle

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    Laura Harrier for Net-A-Porter

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    "I’ve always loved playing around with makeup, for me its like playing different characters" - Lily Collins for Vogue