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The New Beauty Is From Everywhere and Nowhere

Social media is shaping a new global beauty aesthetic, and we’ve never looked more alike

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Carefully cradling my head in latex-gloved hands, the doctor asked me what my ethnic background was. After replying, the jigsaw that is apparently my face fell into place and became easier for him to fix. My chin needed a lot of work. Botox…




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