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What are your beauty essentials?

Well, I have to have a blow-dryer. I'm not fussy but I can't do the not-washing thing. I do color. My hair is really light right now. I kind of like this artificial, not-so-natural blonde look.

What would you do if you weren't a talk show host?

I'd work with animals in some way. I would interview animals. I'd be a talk show host for animals.

Why is dancing important to you?

Dancing is freedom, it's joy. I look at my audience before the show starts, they haven't been drinking, the lights are on, and somehow they just let loose and have fun.

Who makes you laugh?

Portia de Rossi. She's hilarious. I laugh every single day.

HER SHAMPOO

LEA JOURNO

Hydra-Riche Hydrating Shampoo, $28; leajourno.com

"Dr. Lancer's cleanser, polish and repair are all I need," says Ellen.

HER EXFOLIATOR

LANCER RX

Natural Sea Minerals Polish, $50; lancerdermatology.com

HER BLUSH

COVERGIRL & OLAY

Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush in Royal Plum, $10.99; at drugstores

"My life is exactly as I want it to be. I get to do what I love," says Ellen.

HER BLOW-DRYER

BARBAR

Italy 3800 Ionic Charger Blow Dryer, $150; barbarhairtools.com

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  • Contributors:
  • CONTRIBUTORS Pamela Edwards Christiani,
  • with Jackie Fields.