Actress Cara Delevingne ("Carnival Row") stars in the "Dior Addict Stellar Shine" lipstick campaign, photographed by David Sims:
"I worked hard to be accepted by the fashion community in ways beyond my physical appearance," said Delevingne.
"In no time, though, I found myself surrendering to the industry's approval process. I felt like I needed validation from everyone.
"As a result, I lost sight of myself and what it meant to be happy, what it meant to be successful.
"When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience.
"There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that's when you can do your best... for yourself and for others.
"I act for love. I give it my all. I would probably still do it even if I wasn't paid at all.
"I treat the camera like a person. I gaze into it..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Cara Delevingne for "Dior Addict Stellar Shine"...