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Her face has launched a thousand makeup products. She can sing "Call Me Maybe" better than Carly Rae Jepsen. She's an ardent marriage equality activist. Vogue cover girl. Sports Illustrated swimsuit star. Soon-to-be Nike front-woman.
In our eyes, supermodel Hilary Rhoda might as well be superwoman. And, because we love a multi-tasker who's got inspring style and the brains to back it up, we tapped Rhoda to show off a quartet of copy-now looks on the NYC streets and sit down for a frank chat on everything from the whole model weight thing to what it's really like to walk down a runway. Of course, no shoot with the classic American beauty would be complete without getting the scoop on her hair and makeup secrets — and we're already putting what we learned into effect. We hate to say the F word, but c'mon, this chick is flawless.
Hair: By Sasha Alekseyeva; Makeup: By Fere Shirvani for Estee Lauder
Photographed by Michael Flores
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