The Rule Breakers: We Explore How 8 Individuals Use Beauty as Self-Expression

There's nothing more freeing than feeling whole and beautiful in your skin—regardless of trends, so-called beauty "rules", or accepted presentation. But it's also tough. Acceptance and individuality, in this world, don't always go hand in hand. Which is why we celebrate those who offer their unique looks and voices without apology. These are The Rule Breakers. The individuals who "do them" regardless of what that looks like. It's by their example that we can find inspiration, authenticity, and permission to be ourselves. Below find the humans that have energized us—through their hair and makeup looks, of course, but also their words, ideas, and fresh perspectives.