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How to Be Pretty in The Philippines

Christine Del Castillo comes from a long line of fabulous Filipina women. With jasmine in her hair and ylang ylang tucked in her cleavage, her great-great grandmother Nitang (pictured above) left a trail of men in her wake. Soledad, Christine's mother, owned a clothing boutique in the Philippines and was a style… » 3/26/15 5:45pm 3/26/15 5:45pm

How to Be Pretty in Iran

Mehrnoush Shafiei's grandmother Hamdam Farahani was the youngest of five daughters growing up in what is now part of Tehran, Iran. Born with blond hair and blue eyes, she was considered the most beautiful girl in the village – so beautiful that her mother took her to the public bath at night in order to dodge the evil… » 2/04/15 1:30pm 2/04/15 1:30pm