Everything Is Illuminated


by Zoe Pollock

New York based Photographer Cara Phillips describes her latest project, Ultraviolet Beauties:

Many medi-spas and dermatologists take reflective ultraviolet photographs to show patients their ‘future’ skin. Even though there is no guarantee that this unseen damage will ever appear, beauty professionals and doctors still use these images to sell treatments to their clients and patients... The idea was to offer pedestrians a chance to see their possible future and reconsider the fear of flaws.