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      behind brazil's extreme beauty addiction

      In i-D’s latest series of Beyond Beauty, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral is back exploring individual expressions of beauty. This time Grace travels to São Paulo, Brazil to investigate the tensions between the mainstream beauty standards and alternative underground youth rebelling against them. In the first episode, our favourite tattoo-covered alien princess discovers more about the pressures to have the ‘perfect body’ and long hair. From an all-female tattoo studio to a plastic surgeon’s office, Grace meets a range of young women to find out about how perceptions of femininity and identity are changing in Brazil.

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      Director Nick Walters

      Producer Declan Higgins

      Global Executive Producers Eloise King, Ravi Amaratunga

      Local Producer Pauline Gras
      Associate Producer Kate Villevoye
      Researcher Regina Lemaire-Costa

      Director of Photography Tom Seal
      Sound Recordist Marcus Caparelli
      Editor Paul Frankl
      Colourist Nick Walters
      Sound Mix Guy Chase

      Production Manager Lauran Clark
      Production Coordinator Laura Carter

      Music LAY, 5Pra1, Josbi, Jingle Punks

      Commercial Creative Director Bunny Kinney
      Head of Production Bree Horn
      Vice Brazil Roberta Cunha
      Associate Producer Tom Ivin
      Researcher Stephen Isaac-Wilson
      Junior Researcher Lily Rose Thomas

      Head of Post Production Daniel Elias
      Post Production Manager Tom Lynch
      Post Production Administrator Laura Davidson
      Post Production Coordinator Regina Lemaire-Costa

      Music Supervisor Alex Benge
      Rights & Clearances Cristina Lombardo

      Studio Manager Polly Williams
      Motion Graphics Director Steve Gurr
      Junior Designer Rebecca Hopkins

      Special Thanks Catsu Collective, Biju Belinky, Thais Mendes @ Squad Models, Rita Lobo, Gaia Lutz, Marie Joelle Declercq.

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