The 3 Beauty Essentials Kaia Gerber Can't Live Without


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There are overnight sensations, and then there are the slow-burning stories of success. I actually prefer the latter. It's alway remarkable to chart someone's rise, knowing that it's only a matter of time before she becomes a household name. Kaia Gerber has been balancing on that precipice for many months now, and we're calling it: 2017 will be her year.

You could certainly argue that the 15-year-old already had her story cut out for her. She's the spitting image of her iconic mother, Cindy Crawford. (The two are the same enigmatic breed of all-American beauty.) She's been known to hit the festival circuit with close friend Kendall Jenner, who, as a budding photographer, also sees Gerber as something of a muse. But don't say that it all fell into her lap. The aspiring model is already working hard to achieve the career she sees for herself, and even as she books high-profile campaign after high-profile campaign and steadily ticks past one million Instagram followers, she still manages to come off as a very authentic—albeit very cool—ninth-grader. Keep reading to learn more about Kaia Gerber and her on-the-rise career.