What I Love About Me: New Orleans, LA
Lori Virdure, 26
"When I was younger, I always slouched, but now I stand tall and highlight my 5'10" frame with maxi dresses."
Ana Maria Amador, 20
"Growing up in Colombia, I learned to take pride in how I present myself, so I curl my thick hair and highlight my brown eyes with mascara to help me look — and feel — my best."
Tiffany Stockstill, 19
"I'm fearless when it comes to my hair — switching things up with a new cut or color makes me feel confident."
Chelsea Hines, 19
"My hidden talent is balancing heavy objects on my double-jointed thumbs. It's the best conversation starter!"
Alexia Martin, 18
"My deep-set eyes constantly change color — from mossy green to chocolate brown — depending on my mood."
Emily An, 26
"In Chinese culture, a big smile is considered unattractive by some, but I love that mine lights up my whole face."
Natasha Seng, 23
"Even though I'm petite at 5'4", I have long legs — and they look awesome in skinny jeans."
Bree Brackett, 22
"My 16-year-old sister and I look almost identical. It floors me every time people think we're twins."
Katelyn Jegart, 18
"I used to be envious of girls with porcelain complexions, until I learned to embrace my cute freckles — they make me unique."