Clean Slate: Meet the New Victoria Justice

“I’m embracing and loving the fact that I am a woman now,” says Victoria Justice of her new grown-up look. The sentiment comes after eight years of playing a high school student on Nickelodeon, with hits Zoey 101 and Victorious. Now 22, Justice finds herself in fresh territory, taking on more mature roles—like that of tech genius Lindy Sampson on the MTV thriller Eye Candy—and owning her sexuality. In this month’s beauty editorial, the actress opens up about breaking away from the tween world, getting back into the music business, and maintaining a healthy relationship in the spotlight. 

Keep reading for our exclusive interview.