Beauty is a combination of qualities that pleases the aesthetic senses. This photo essay attempts to shatter the myth of beauty that is represented and manufactured by the mainstream media, an attempt to envision the quote “beauty isn’t skin deep.”
It features Ritu who works for a Cafe called ‘Sheroes Hangout’ which is managed by acid attack survivors in Agra. For a lot of acid attack survivors it is hard to find the courage to come out in the open, but Ritu is different. She is someone who loves to shop and used to be a national volley ball player. She has a very infectious smile, is extremely bubbly and talkative. These photographs are an attempt to capture her vivacious spirit and ability to enliven any situation.
Featured Image Credit: Alexsandro Palombo