What I Love About Me: Beauty Road Show

Our regular series celebrating diverse and fabulous faces — and inspirational ideas! — from across the country.

November 5, 2008 6:00 AM
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SHAUNA NOYES, 40 "I'm totally asymmetrical. My eyes are crooked, my ears are off-center, but I'm comfortable in my own skin."
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Melanie Bakker, 22 "The first thing the doctor told my mother when I was born was, 'She's going to love those lashes.' He was right!"

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REBECCA HEGARTY, 17 "My eyebrows are very bushy, but I love them, so I pluck them only to maintain their natural shape."

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CHAS SINGQUEFIELD, 27. "Everyone thinks my lips are my best feature, but I like my almond-shaped eyes. I just learned how to use eyeliner to bring them out more."

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ALEXIS SMITH, 15 "Underneath this smile lies a mouthful of metal, so I'd have to say my eyes are my favorite feature."

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JENNIFER MILLER, 22. "This tattoo is the ultimate expression of me, combining the pain and love of the world. It took almost nine hours of work."

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LIZE VESCOVI, 46 "My mother used to keep my hip-length locks in several tight braids. When I was 18, I cut them all off and vowed to never 'contain' my hair again."

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BARBARA ZABLOCKA, 27 "When I was younger, I was teased about my gap-kids are cruel-but now, I love it. I would never fix it."

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JENNIE KERRY, 30 "I'm half-Filipino and half-Dutch English. Lookswise, I'm split right down the middle. Even my nose is a mix of my mom's and my dad's."

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LAUREN NEELY, 20 "My beauty must-haves are actually toothpaste and a toothbrush. My teeth may not be straight, but at least they're clean!"

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PAIGE KNOROWSKI, 31 "I always wear foundation-even in the Phoenix heat. I use a lighter blend for summer, but I never leave the house without it."

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TINA YOUKHANA, 20 "I always hated my nose when Iwas younger-everyone on my mom's side has a similar little bump-but I've grown into it."

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LAURA MINER, 18 "I went to the Toni & Guy Academy for my $12 haircut. It can be scary because they're students, but she got it exactly right."

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MONICA ANDERSON, 27 "I'm a hairdresser, and I'm trying to grow out my hair. We'll see how farI get before I whip out the scissors."

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TAYLOR HOPKINS, 16 "I wear a lot of blue clothing to show off my eyes. They're bright and bring me a lot of attention."

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CATINA LEWIS, 34 "I just took three inches off my hair. My husband doesn't like that I cut it-he says it's too short!"

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AMBER ZOELLNER, 22 "Sometimes I don't like my face, but what girl doesn't now and then? I've been told I have a very natural, exotic look-especially my nose."

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KIRSTEN GINNITY, 29 "My face says it all. I express the tension in my life through my mouth, and sorrow and happiness through my eyes."

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LAUREN HERMAN, 23 "Living in a ski town means a more laid-back beauty routine- but I don't leave the house without mascara or my light blonde eyelashes would get lost."

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CARROLL TYLER, 70 "Worrying about aging is at the bottom of my priority list!"

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KAREN KLUG, 21 "I go to my hairstylist pretty often. Next week, I'm adding more red highlights."

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PATRICIA O'SULLIVAN, 17 "On a good day, I just use moisturizer and lip gloss. Don't ask about a bad day!"

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MISTY VANHEULEN, 27 "I like my beauty mark. It makes me a little different from everyone else."

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SARAH KING, 19 "This hair color is a little darker than what I was born with; I like the contrast with my fair complexion."

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LISA ANGELO, 42 "I like to mix up my Western style by sporting frosty purple MAC lipstick-I wear it every day."

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JUSTINA CARTER, 30 "Living up here in Vail, you're 8000 feet closer to the sun, so I always wear SPF 15 or higher."

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JAMIE WILSON, 30 "I love hats. You've just got to wear one after a day of skiing."

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DARCY ZIMMERMAN, 31 "Vail is the fountain of youth. The energy and the active lifestyle here-I go skiing four times a week-keeps me looking younger."

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CASSIE SZURGOT, 29 "I used to spend hours ironing out my curls because I thought boys liked straight hair. Then I got to college and went natural!"

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Lizette Sanchez, 29 "I get a lot of compliments on my braces."

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Marie Presley, 30 "I really work being the tallest of my friends. I love wearing high heels."

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Elizabeth Bryce, 29 "I'm 5'2", but people see me as a redhead, not a short person."

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Sonia Hou, 24 "I love my Asian heritage. It makes me feel unique."

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Lenore Thomas, 29 "As a kid, I was all teeth; my face finally grew into them."

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Maya Sardy, 31 "I like my curly hair. I tame it with Wet, a gel by Sebastian."

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Nataliya Sotula, 21 "I'm a belly dancer from the Ukraine. I look totally different and have my own style."

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Melissa Roos, 31 "I'm told my butt is my best asset, though I'm more proud of my sense of humor."

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Deja Kreutzberg, 24 "I'm a minimalist: All I wear is lip gloss and maybe a smoky eye at night."

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Vanessa Baez, 21 "Two years ago, I got this butterfly tattoo. My mother's got a smaller version on her neck."

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Patty Dalton, 27 "I'm compared to Gwen Stefani a lot."

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Naia Cucukov, 24 "I have chipmunk cheeks, but I think they actually enhance my smile."

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Lindsay Watts, 25 "My legs are exceptionally strong and toned from long-distance running."

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Agatha Salamonik, 25 "I work at a bar. One customer, who calls me 'the girl with the most beautiful eyes,' always gets free beer!"

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AMANDA GONZALEZ, 21 "Once, I shaved the right side of my head and let the rest of my hair go curly. I try all sorts of things."

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ANA ACOSTA, 22 "Of all my features, I like my lips best-they're naturally full and quite beautiful."

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ANDREA SOOKHOO, 26 "A little bronzer is the perfect pick-me-up. I usually skip other makeup altogether."

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ANITANJA LAWAETZ, 22 "I love my cheekbones-I inherited them from my grandmother."

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ARGELIS RAMIREZ, 54 (left) "Aging doesn't scare me: It's a process I look forward to." KELLICY FIGUERA, 25 (right)
"I hope to age as gracefully as my mother has!"

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CANDACE CALLAHAN, 26 "Whenever I dye my hair, I change my eyebrows to match."

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EMILIA GARTH, 20 "I'm Hawaiian, so I wear a flower at all times. It's a cultural requirement!"

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GERMANA BIAGGI, 52 "I identify with the strong, powerful shape of my glasses."

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INGA NABIULLINA, 24 "I'm Russian but live in Armenia, where women wear much more makeup than in Miami. It's a more natural look here."

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IRIS CEGARRA, 27 "Tattoos are like beauty marks you give yourself; I have a small star behind my ear."

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KAYLA ALLEN, 15 "I just finished a test photo shoot with the Elite modeling agency. I'm planning to sign with them."

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LAIVORY TILLMAN, 23 "These are false eyelashes. I get them done every two weeks or so. Other than that, I don't wear much makeup."

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NATOSHA DOOLING, 27 "I got this tattoo when I was 17. My boyfriend-now my husband-learned to like it, but it took him awhile!"

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NIRVANA LISMAN, 30 "I love my eye color. My dad has green eyes, my mom has dark brown, and I have light brown-a mix of the two."

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TIINA SAARIO, 24 "Beauty is about being healthy. I stay in shape by playing soccer."

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AUDREY CANTERAS, 16 "I think beauty is the same all over the world; there are no distinctions anymore."

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AWA RIBEIRO, 33 "We don't go out without makeup. Gloss or lipstick-that's my minimum routine."

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CLEMENTINE PERIESYOLI, 21 "I'm more natural than American women-with their silicone and peroxide."

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DIANE SHNOR-HOKIAN, 22 "I'm very American in that as soon as a new product comes out, I rush to get it!"

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DOMINIQUE UBER, 36 "We always wax, while Americans are big razor fans."

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EDITH GEAHEL, 23 "I prefer organic cosmetics."

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JESSICA KERGRAISSE, 20 "When Americans dress up, they almost always overdo it."

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KINDA MEDDOUR, 26 "Because they have more make--up products to choose from, Americans can be more creative."

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LAURE ROLDAN, 26 "Americans transform themselves with makeup; we're more traditional."

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LUCIA TRINDADE, 21 "We never go out without mascara."

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MARIE DE LASA, 23 "Unlike American women, I am incapable of blowdrying my hair perfectly straight!"

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MÉLANIE MOREIRA, 20 "We don't leave the house without our fragrance."

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NORA AOUN, 39 "In France, beauty is a luxury. Many women here have never had a facial!"

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SAMIA HAROUNI, 20 "American women love fake lashes, big breasts, glossy lips, and fake tans."

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STEPHANIE MACHON, 39 "We know that beauty can come from within."

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Tsafira Oved, 31 Beauty Statement: "I haven't cut my hair for about four years. My only essential is leave-in conditioner."

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Kate James, 26 Beauty Statement: "To be honest, I'm not sure what my natural hair color is anymore. I've dyed it since I was 15. The first time I used fabric dye to turn it purple."

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Esmerelda Victoria, 21 Beauty Statement: "I copied my sister's hairstyle. She wears her bangs gelled across her forehead; it really dresses up a ponytail."

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Amy Hastanan, 25 Beauty Statement: "I hang out as the beach as often as I can: Salt enhances most hairstyles."

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Brianna Miller, 18 Beauty Statement: "I did the piercing myself. I don't like to look like everybody else. I think it's good to be experimental."

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Name: Beth Demko, 23 Beauty Statement: "I got my hair cut in France where I spent the past year. They consider short hair just as beautiful as long."

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Laura Veysy De Somoskeoy, 62 Beauty Statement: "I've been dyeing my hair the same color for 30 years. And I always wear matching lipstick."

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Cassi and Nicki Gibson, 18; twins Beauty Statement: "We didn't get braces until this year. We think of them as bling."

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Phoenix, 24 Beauty Statement: "I just shaved my head on Friday. I'm trying to figure out what 'feminine' means to me. I'm much more into jewelry now."

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Candace Parker, 32 Beauty Statement: "Fifteen years ago I was living a very conservative lifestyle and suddenly felt the need to shake things up, so I pierced my nose and dyed my hair."

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Anastassia Fisyak, 21 Beauty Statement: "I gave myself this haircut. Professional-looking haircuts can age people."

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Jasmin Jenkins, 22 Beauty Statement: "I've come to appreciate my freckles. At 22, they do help you get noticed."

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Elyssa Traub, 26 Beauty Statement: "I've never considered changing my profile; I grew up in a big-nosed family. My clear skin has always been my point of pride."

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Jessica Turney, 19 Beauty Statement: "Braids stand out from the long waves everyone's wearing. Purposely mismatch your elastics-it's much cooler."

What I Love About Me: NYC

Chieh-Ying Wang (with horns) and Ting Wang, 17; school friends Beauty Statement: "In Taiwan, where we live, we're known for being fashion-forward. We're too young to have beauty secrets-we don't even use cosmetics yet!"

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Ann Hamilton, 45 Beauty Statement: "I've always embraced my curls! I never brush my hair; it's not good for curls. I condition more than I shampoo."

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Lia Avellino, 18 Beauty Statement: "I usually wear my MAC Russian Red lipstick at night, but I'm tired today, so I needed it to brighten up my face. I apply three different mascaras to balance my bold lips."

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Audrey Genevieve, 19 Beauty Statement: "I was a gypsy for Halloween once-after that, I began wearing more liner. By college, it was all around my eyes."

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Stephanie Parker, 20 Beauty Statement: "I make my eyes look wider by lining just the outer corners."

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Heather Rubin, 28 Beauty Statement: "I've had my 'locks'-'dreads' sounds too negative-for nine years. They're so low-maintenance.

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Maribel Gonzalez, 50 Beauty Statement: "I'll never color my hair. At 20, I was told I was too young to be gray. I didn't care then and I don't now."

What I Love About Me: NYC

Vassilysa Basov, 35 Beauty Statement: "Laughter makes anyone look beautiful, and my huge glasses help."

What I Love About Me: Dallas

Chantel Terrell, 26 "I could stand to gain some muscle, so I'm planning to start going to the gym next week!"

What I Love About Me: Dallas

Charlotte Allen, 42 "What can I say? I cleanse religiously, morning and night. I take care of my skin. No one believes I'm 42."

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Sonya Hodge, 26 "My smile is my best feature- and hopefully it makes someone else smile, too."

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Shari Lynn Whiteman, 36 "I had my lips tattooed, but I'd never do my brows. As your face ages, you never know where they'd end up!"

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Jaclyn Sugg, 16 "Because my lashes are blonde, I rely on eyeshadows to bring out my eyes."

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Monica Yun, 23 "All my aunts in Korea have high cheekbones like mine. They're my best asset."

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Lacey Jacobs, 22 "Except for maybe pink lipstick, I'm game for anything, lookswise."

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Ky Ngo, 20 "I have my father's black eyes, but I bought these gray contacts and think it's a more interesting look."

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Kaci Willits, 19 "A beauty 'no-no'? As a redhead, I'd have to say red lipstick."

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Katharine Noddin, 23 "Makeup? Why would you put something on your face you only have to wash off at the end of the day?"

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Nadya Scheiner, 32 "My hair is part of my Pakistani heritage. I admit I like that it's thicker and darker than everyone else's."

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Helen Asmerom, 32 "My tattoo represents Eritrea in East Africa, where I'm from. Got it when I was 21."

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Rachel Hutchinson, 17 "My long hair makes me 'me'- no plans to cut it."

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Tiffany Vega, 26 "I feel more beautiful with glasses. They make me special and enhance my features."

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Cassandra Wright, 24 "I never leave the house-not even to run to the store-without doing my eye makeup first."

What I Love About Me: Bangor

Meaghan Haenn, 13 "My sister and I are growing out our hair for Locks of Love, for those who lose their own hair due to illness."

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Katie Haenn, 15 "The Haenn freckles? Here to stay. They're the family trademark!"

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Betsy Bass, 53 "We're skiers, so my daughters and I are outdoors year- round. My one must-have: sunblock."

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Lynn Thibeau, 37 "I love making people laugh, and I love to laugh. Humor is the ultimate beauty product."

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Sarah Hopkins, 18 "I memorized the first verse of the Edgar Allen Poe poem 'Annabel Lee' in seventh grade and have never forgotten it, so I had it tattooed on my leg."

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Aurora Clark, 16 "I like my complexion. I'd never wear makeup to make my skin look darker."

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Sarah Hopkins, 18 "I memorized the first verse of the Edgar Allen Poe poem 'Annabel Lee' in seventh grade and have never forgotten it, so I had it tattooed on my leg."

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Francesca Anderson, 19 "Maine winters really take their toll on your skin. My solution? Moisturize, moisturize, and moisturize some more."

What I Love About Me: Bangor

Keely Peasley, 20 "Who has time to worry about beauty with twins? I even forget to wash my face at night."

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Antonia Small, 36 "I make my own shampoo. It's Dr. Bronner's with jojoba oil, lemon juice, and rosemary"

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Natasha Nadeau, 16 "A very special person made this hat for me. It's my favorite. I've worn it for about a year."

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Sara Ross, 22 "It's what's on the inside that counts. As long as you let your soul shine through, you'll be beautiful."

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Vicki Anderson, 31 "My hair and I finally stopped fighting. I let it do what it wants, and we get along great now."

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Ardeana Hamlin, 61 "The women in my family have been great role models for me. They age gracefully and take it as it comes."

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Nicole Roberts, 33 "Look at these eyebrows. They're by far my favorite feature. I get them from the Portuguese-my mother's-side of the family."

What I Love About Me: Savannah

SARAH ELLEN MOODY, 25 "I literally do nothing to my hair, and it looks decent."

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SANDY REGLE, 32 "I've gotten a tattoo for every milestone in my life; they tell my story."

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AMANDA BRUNS, 25 "My eyes are my favorite feature because, as I age, they're one thing that won't change."

What I Love About Me: Savannah

LEVATA CUTTER, 23 "My nails! I plan my activities around them."

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KELLY MEAGHER, 22 "I just cut my hair-it was down to my butt-but it's still my best feature."

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ERIKA SMITH, 22 "People tell me I have cat eyes. I'm quite proud of them."

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TARA BOYCE, 54 "My thick, wavy hair. I no longer straighten it."

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JANICE HOLMES, 39 "At almost 40, I love my curves and my trademark purple lipstick."

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VICKI WOODS, 36 "My dark hair and light eye combination-it's fairly rare."

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KARA PHILLIPS, 22 "I've finally embraced my curly hair."

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SANDRA VALIENTE, 32 "I'm independent, and I'm not afraid to go out without makeup."

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CHRISTIE BICKERSTAFF, 22 "Red hair, blue eyes, golden freckles-let's just say I've been called 'colorful.'"

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LYDIA THOMAS, 23 "I'm not stick-thin, but I don't obsess over it. I hold myself well."

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KAREN ZELENKA, 25 "I love how my eyes get all squinty when I laugh."

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ASHLEY MARLOWE, 25 "I have never colored my hair, and I rarely get it cut."
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What I Love About Me: New Orleans

ASHLEY WALKER, 25 "My hair. Everyone tells me I should be a hair model."
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AUBREY LEIGH, 18 "I've grown to like my eyes -- and my teeth, which are big for my face."
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LINDSEY GINTNER, 18 "My naturally friendly smile puts others in a good mood."
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VICKKI MCKNIGHT, 42 "I'm told that my eyes are dark and sultry."
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KRISTI MARKS, 50 "My hair. It's incredibly thick, and I've never colored it." CARRIE MARKS, 19 "I have to say my hair, as well. Unlike Mom, I dye it, and it's still remarkably healthy."
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ANNE SOPHIA IBA-ZIZEN, 19 "I love my lips and teeth and am rarely without lipstick."
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KATTAI BARROW, 39 "I'm a mix: African-American, Native-American, Hispanic, and French; so my bone structure is unique."
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LADONYA PERRY, 24 "I think my big smile is quite beautiful!"
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ALMAZ WITTHAMS, 17 "My teeth are straight, and I've never had braces."
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JENNIFER JONES, 51 "My skin color it looks good in winter and gets even more bronzed in summer."

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KELSEY RIGG, 21 "I like that I can have it curly or straight, whichever way I want."

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PATRICIA "DUSTY" WILKINS, 62 "I'm a natural redhead, and I keep the gray temples because I've earned them. They're my stripes."

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ANGELA CANNON, 44 "For 10 years I've had this style. Some people call me sir!"

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LAURA HORTON, 21 "I've had blue, purple, and green hair-it's been pink for a week."

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SHARON LOCHER, 35 "I like the thickness of my hair. People tell me they'd do anything for texture like this."

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VANESSA LOCKLEAR, 24 "My hair is naturally curly. I just wash, blowdry, and iron it once a week."

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JOY YASCONE, 27 "I'm ironing it for a hair show I'm going to be in-it will probably be shoulder-length!"

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DULCE WILLIAMS, 32 "My hair used to be very long, but I ruined it by overbleaching, so I cut it short. This length is two years in the making!"

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JACQUELINE PHAM, 22 "I got this color done last month, and I love it. I really just wanted something new."

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SULLIVAN DUNN, 29 "The woman who does my highlights is an artist-and gave me blue ones once. They're really a form of expression."

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NIKKELETTE OHMIE, 15 "I was born with dark-brown hair, but I like being blonde. I have to touch it up every month or so to keep it fresh."

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ALYCE SANTORO, 38 "How low maintenance are dreadlocks? I wash them once a week with castile soap and lavender essential oil."

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KARA LASHLEY, 30 "I can do my hair while walking down the street. I don't even need a mirror."

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SARA DISCENZA, 49 "My hair is a trademark. I've never colored it."

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SARAH WESTMAN, 27 "Every few weeks, I change the color. Next, I'll add some pink and red for variety's sake."
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AMY MCFAUL, 40 "My crow's-feet bothered me until I realized I got them from smiling so often."
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MICHELE LARSEN, 48 "My broad shoulders balance the rest of my body." MEREDITH LARSEN, 21 "My smile is shaped like a heart."
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CRYSTLE LAMPITT, 19 "I have a collection of hats that make me stand out; I even wear them to class."
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CHRISTINA ALEXOPOULOS, 19 "I'm a small girl with a big smile, and I like to make funny faces in photos."
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EMILY DUCKWORTH, 23 "My smile makes people feel welcome."
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ABBY HUGHES, 22 "My crazy-curly hair reflects my personality. You never know what it's going to do."
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BETHANY BRANTINGHAM, 18 "My ever-changing hair color is my favorite feature: I am a natural blonde, have been a redhead, and am settling on brunette-for now."
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NATALIE KEIPER, 23 "Flair-and authenticity-are key for me."
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REBECCA RALSTIN, 20 "I'm studying theater, so my expressive face is a virtue."
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CAROLINA PINO, 19 "I'm not gonna lie-I like my butt."
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What I Love About Me: Seattle

HANNAH MADDY, 19: "It's kind of weird for Asians to have freckles, and I used to hate them. Now I think they're cool."
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ANGELINA HEREDIA, 25: "My long eyelashes make me stand out. Even if I'm sick, I put on mascara."
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BETH ROWLAND, 25: "Even though I'm a big girl, I have small, delicate wrists."
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TRACI LOWTHER, 28: "My eyebrows are blonde and so easy just sort of there. I don't have to wax or pluck."
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MICHELLE RASNIC, 35: "I cut my hair short when I turned 30. It represents my attitude free-spirited."
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ANUPA IYER, 25: "I'm a very expressive person my eyes and smile show how much life excites me."
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SHIANG WANG, 29: "Lots of people try to fit in, but I love that my eyes are unique."
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MARYSE MEYE, 24: "I love my skin color, and lip gloss kicks it up a notch can't live without it."
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JESSICA KLINE, 25: "The wetter the weather, the better short hair works. This is the first time since I was 16 I've worn my natural color."
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SHARON FLOWERS, 40: "My 22-year-old son keeps me young. I'm aging gracefully because I go with the flow."
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

ALICIA WHITE, 48 "Amazing what a difference a pedicure makes. I wear sandals to show off my pretty feet."
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

TRICIA JOHNSON, 27 "I only started wearing bright eyeliner when I moved here from a small town two years ago. It's all about trying new things."
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LISA MAYERHOFF, 47 "No matter how old I get, I'll never do anything to change my face."
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CANDICE CARPENTER, 18 "I love playing with my hair. I change colors and lengths all the time, usually on a whim."
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MONICA REESE, 37 "I taught myself about beauty. Growing up with all men, I had to!"
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

MICHELLE YOUNG, 27 "We've been friends for ages and now have the same color and cut."
DEEANDRA JONES, 31 "And commiserate about not being able to wear our hair in ponytails!"
Amanda Friedman
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

EMILY MAYES, 20 People often tell me how long and full my eyelashes are; I always have tubes of mascara in my bag so I can reapply."
Amanda Friedman
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

SHELBY COWLEY, 25 "All of my six siblings are natural redheads. We're like the Weasleys from Harry Potter."
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

MARGOT SHINN, 19 "When I hear that I look like Julia Roberts and Eva Mendes when I smile, I smile more!"
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What I Love About Me: St. Louis

TANVI SHAH, 26 "Every morning I try out different hairstyles I've seen on other girls."
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

COLLEEN KELLY, 22
"I love my muscular soccer legs. It feels good to be strong."
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

SHIYANG WANG, 19
"I must have a great metabolism because I love junk food!"
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

VALENTINA ROMANO, 24
"My eyes change color with the seasons. I love the wintry gray shade the most."
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

DUNIA RKEIN, 21
"I've been told my smile is welcoming and inviting. I try to share it with everyone."
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

SARAH OVERTON, 22
"Definitely my feet. I treat them like crap. I walk everywhere -- usually in flip-flops -- and they still do everything for me!"
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

RUKAYAT ARIGANJOYE, 19
"My shoulders are naturally toned -- neither too large nor too narrow."
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

ALLIE OWENS, 23
"As an athlete, the way I carry myself speaks to who I am and shows strength."
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

ANNA DEV, 20
"My nose looks like my mom's, and that makes me feel even closer to her."
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

SARAH HALE, 29
"There's a sparkle in my eye that conveys sincerity, so I make eye contact as much as possible."
Mackenzie Stroh
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What I Love About Me: Hanover, New Hampshire

MARYANNA BROWN, 22
"An old BF loved my lower lip. I have to agree. I can definitely pull off the pouty look."
Greg Kessler
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Beauty Road Show

Laura Valdes, 27
"Thanks to yoga, my legs are long and lean, and I'm a lot less stressed!"
Greg Kessler
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Beauty Road Show

Jessica Saal, 30
"My hair color's so naturally rich that everyone thinks I dye it. I swear I don't!"
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Beauty Road Show

Zoe Jet Ellis, 24
"My feet are very capable, and I don't take them for granted. To reward them, I wear functional, comfortable shoes."
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Beauty Road Show

Monica Peterson, 25
"I love the gap between my front teeth. It makes my smile even more welcoming."
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Beauty Road Show

Emily Amico, 30 (left)
"We get blowouts once a week and make them last until the next appointment. Our hair has never looked better."
Larisa Makow, 28 (right)
"It's the one hair trick we live by."
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Beauty Road Show

Danielle Szatny, 22
"I like my face as a whole. Every feature is unique but fits."
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Beauty Road Show

Allyson Davis, 29
"My blonde curls used to be a bother, but now I've accepted that they're part of my identity."
Greg Kessler
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Beauty Road Show

Debby Rubenstein, 26
"I'm a social worker, and I love how good I feel on my drive home after a long day."
Greg Kessler
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Hannah Kessler, 20
"I grew up with a tough crowd, but I learned to see the beauty and goodness in people. I now enjoy breaking stereotypes."
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Alyssa Sponaugle, 21
"Having been a college cheerleader in Florida, I naturally love to smile and laugh a lot."
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Jisue Kim, 23 "I love to play with traditional college style, and wear trendy earrings and use funky totes as book bags."
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Beth Larson, 19 "I used to try to cover my freckles, but I learned to love them in high school."
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Suzanne Millius, 33 "I love the fullness of my lips. They make my smile all the better!"
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Kristen Brandenburg, 20 "My eyes are blue with yellow flecks and change color all the time."
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Tara Clack, 28 (right) "This is a very active city. Almost every day, 10 of our friends get together, and we go for a 45-minute walk."
Courtney Nuss, 26 (left) "We call them walk 'n' talks."
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Robin Giles, 23 "I have eight tattoos. I like that they can change your image without changing who you are."
Rebecca Greenfield
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Millie Rincn, 21 "In antiquity, long hair like mine was a status symbol. But I also like to have fun with it I've had this purple streak for four years."
Rebecca Greenfield
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Stephanie Sokolowski, 21 "Biking helps tone my legone benefit of living so far off campus!"
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Beauty Road Show: Madison, WI

Jen Pape, 20 "Sailing is a great workout for your arms, legs, and abs. The glow I get from being on the water is pretty great, too."