Asia's Next Top Model champ Sheena Liam resists calls for plastic surgery to look pan-Asian
Published on Apr 10, 2014 2:16 PM
Ever since she began shooting commercials at the age of 15, Chinese Malaysian model Sheena Liam has felt the industry's pressures to go under the plastic surgeon's knife, she says.
"The industry in Malaysia tends to prefer the Caucasian or Pan-Asian look. I've been pressured to get plastic surgery done to look, you know, more beautiful.
"A lot of people get things done, bigger eyes, higher nose bridges. It was never my goal to be more beautiful. It's my goal to be more myself."
Sticking to her guns has paid off for the 1.73m-tall lass - she has just won the second season of the reality TV competition, Asia's Next Top Model, and will get a shot at treading the international catwalks and grace magazine covers - with her own natural- born looks, of course.
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