Karim Rashid, prolific, pop-art inspired product designer “I’m never without Plantscription SPF 25 Anti-aging Face Cream by Origins, and Derma E Firming DMAE Serum, which I use at night. I also like the shampoos, in either lavender or mint, by Avalon Organics because they contain many antioxidants.” Avalon Organics Shampoo, $10.50 for 325ml; www.avalonorganics.com. Dermae E Firming DMAE Serum, $20.25 for 60ml; www.dermae.com. Origins Plantscription Anti-aging Face Cream SPF 25, £48 for 50ml; www.origins.co.uk.
Marc Hare, founder and creative director of shoe brand Mr Hare “My Leighton Denny nail kit contains a glass nail file and is the best in the world. I also love shower gel by Korres, a natural but luxurious Greek cosmetic brand, which is very creamy and smells so good; Kiehl’s Amino Acid Shampoo; and Burt’s Bees After Sun Soother, which is a great, hardworking moisturiser.” Burt’s Bees After Sun Soother, £12; www.burtsbees.co.uk. Kiehl’s Amino Acid Shampoo, £8.50; www.kiehls.com. Korres shower gel, €10; www.korres.com. Leighton Denny Totally Groomed nail kit, £25; www.leightondenny.com.
John Derian, découpage glassware designer “Kiehl’s moisturiser with SPF30 and its leave-in hair conditioner are basic everyday products, but I like that they’re lightweight and odourless.” Kiehl’s Damage Repairing Leave-In Treatment, £19 for 75ml, and Ultra Facial Moisturizer SPF30, £17 for 75ml; www.kiehls.co.uk.
Kris Van Assche, Dior Homme creative director “I am fanatical about washing my hands and do it about 15 times a day, so I need a product that is gentle and moisturising. Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash by Aesop has a pharmaceutical smell but is very kind to my skin.” €27 for 500ml; www.aesop.com.
David Rockwell, architect and designer “I’m never without Triple Oxygen + C Energizing Cream by Bliss – at whose spa I have a facial once a year – and Juniper Ridge Big Sur Trail Crew Soap for the bath.” Big Sur Trail Soap, $30; www.juniperridge.com.Triple Oxygen + C Energizing Cream, $55; www.blissworld.com.
Giampiero Bodino, art director of the Richemont group “My wooden brush for my beard has just the right curvature, which makes it comfortable to hold. I bought it from Preattoni, an old shop that sells beautifully made bits and bobs.” Via Della Spiga 52, 20121 Milan (+3902-7600 1059; www.preattoni.it).