BEAUTY

Photos: Eye of the Beholder

Cosmetics powerhouse Carol Hamilton finds beauty everywhere—from her modernist home to her many pet causes.


Photographer: Jeremy Liebman Stylist: Karla Martinez de Salas
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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman Stylist: Karla Martinez de Salas

Carol Hamilton at her home in Litchfield, Connecticut. Hamilton wears Giorgio Armani coat, top, and skirt; Ralph Lauren collection belt; Christian Louboutin pumps; her own jewelry.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

A Werner Pfieffer sculpture at the entrance.

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Hamilton with her mother-in-law, Louise Steinweg, Paris, 1995.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Hamilton’s Breuer house in Connecticut.

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Hamilton, with legendary spokeswomen of L’Oréal: Diane Keaton, Eva Longoria, Andie MacDowell, Beyoncé Knowles, and Dayle Haddon (from left). Courtesy of L’Oreal.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

A collection of statues from Thailand.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

The kitchen.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

A view of the pond.

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A 1973 L’Oréal ad. Courtesy of L’Oréal.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Her cat Elvis.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Hamilton’s bathroom is filled with her many favorite beauty products.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

The cantilevered screened porch, with a banquette she designed.

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Working with Unicef in Ethiopia, 2014. Courtesy of Jiro Ose/U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Hamilton’s tortoiseshell cat, Rosie.

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A vintage charm bracelet, a gift from her mother-in-law.

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Hamilton and Steinweg at the Musée Rodin, Paris, 1995.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

The indoor lap pool.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

The house’s exterior.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Her grandfather’s Croix de Guerre certificate from World War I.

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Photographer: Jeremy Liebman

Portrait from the L’Oréal Legends Gala, 2006.