Mexico City’s Beauty Square
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Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Around Mexico City’s Plaza de Belleza, or Beauty Square, shops cater to the myriad needs of both men and women.

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Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Women get various aesthetic treatments, including eyelash curling and threading.

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Mexico City’s Beauty Square

A nail artist shapes a customer’s nails at a shop in Beauty Square.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Women get their nails done at a stall in Beauty Square.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

The nail artist says that she does mostly acrylics for her clients, but that some just want their natural nails painted.

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Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Beauticians take a break.

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Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Examples of nail art at a stall.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

The street around Beauty Square is lined with shops catering to beauty needs as well.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

People chat or gossip while doing nails or getting nails done.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Women get various facial hair removal treatments.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

A woman has her eyelashes curled.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Nail stalls at Beauty Square.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
Mexico City’s Beauty Square

Anaritza Najera Perez, 19, talks to customers at her stall. She has been working here for four years and says the customer flow varies. “One the weekend it can be up to five customers a day, but during the week usually only one or two a day.”

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