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Filtering for Beauty

before and after photos from FaceApp

Credit: FaceApp

Houston-based hairstylist Taylor Crowley, 36, has built a reputation as a social media influencer and has been using augmented reality (AR) filters for the past few years as a "confidence booster."

"I'm a low-maintenance person. I don't wear a ton of makeup because less is more," she explains. "I try to choose filters that aren't going to distort my face."


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