From rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room.
Social media, among other factors, is driving a transformation in how designer labels approach the beauty category.
It began with stints as an amateur colorist at the age of 10 and as a hairdresser's assistant at 15.
"No matter how hard it is, or how annoyed I am at the trolls, I just have to keep going, because this is bigger than me."
"I remember thinking makeup could transform my life."
The cosmetics industry is beginning to examine its environmental impact — and enact real change.
"We want to break down the stigma that beauty is confined to a specific group of people."
Those winter sports can wreak havoc on your skin.
"My mom thought I was crazy; she didn't really understand why I wanted to quit my salaried job to pursue my not-paying YouTube channel. It sounded absurd."
The runways are becoming more diverse, but are hair and makeup keeping up?
Burgeoning agencies are reclaiming individuality in an industry that too often promotes a singular and subjective notion of what it means to be "beautiful," but are more agencies that section models off othering our individuality in their attempt to promote it?