With her cotton candy curls and porcelain skin, St. Vincent — aka Annie Clark — is an icon of rule-breaking beauty. This rundown of her skin care, cosmetics and fitness routine contains some great tips, including which conditioner to use if you’re trying to grow out hair fried by punky color (Leonor Greyl), the drugstore mascara that can take a beating onstage (Maybelline), and the natural deodorant which makes a glorious perfume (Aesop). Most refreshing of all is her attitude, which is decidedly down-to-earth: ‘It’s makeup,’ she says, ‘It’s not going to cure cancer.’ Who are your unconventional beauty icons? What about their approach connects with your own sensibilities? Celebrate offbeat glamour in the comments.