What I Love About Me: New York City
Tiffany Jow, 28
"I took a risk and bleached my naturally black hair four years ago. It's an eye-catching color that really gets me noticed."
Heather Epstein, 25
"As a born and bred New Yorker, I'm always in a rush, but I never leave the house without a few swipes of mascara to bring out my almond-shaped eyes."
Allegra Zerz, 19
"Most women sport sun-kissed tans in my hometown of Bregenz, Austria, but I prefer my porcelain complexion."
Fanny Bourdette-Donon, 28
"Growing up in the south of France, I learned that exfoliation is the key to glowing skin. I show off my supersmooth legs as often as I can."
Christine Olowonira, 21
"I have the same button nose as my mom, who's from Nigeria. It's just the right shape for my face and pairs perfectly with trendy shades."
Luciana Voltolini, 26
"Cosmetic surgery is popular in my native Brazil, but I'm lucky that my pillowy lips are 100 percent natural."
Ellie Eckert, 20
"It's interesting to me that people can never pinpoint my ethnicity—I'm Greek, Italian, Cuban, and Irish."
Jenni Lee, 24
"In Korean culture, high, sculpted cheekbones are coveted. I use a bit of blush and highlighter to accentuate mine."