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www.teenvogue.com: Michelle Phan on How Being Vietnamese-American Shaped Her Beauty Career

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In this op-ed, Michelle Phan shares how her Vietnamese heritage shaped her beauty career and perceptions of Asian representation.

It wasn’t glamorous, but on slow days I’d spend my time carefully savoring each page of my glossy magazines.

In a world before Instagram and YouTube, magazines were my point of reference for “ideal” beauty standards.

I was mesmerized by the elaborate costumes and dramatic makeup that empowered me to recognize my own beauty.

The Internet became my window to explore new facets of beauty through the lenses of different cultures.

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