This Russia-Born, L.A.-Based Creative Has a Beauty Tip or 2 to Share

Welcome to our May series, International Beauty Code. As part of this month’s theme, Byrd’s Eye View, we’ll be talking to women the world over to find out what typical beauty routines are like in their countries. Yes, we love French pharmacy buys, and Scandi trends are very much on our radar, but alongside these destinations, we’ll be shining a light on some of the lesser-known beauty cultures—unearthing the beauty ideals, go-to looks and skincare routines in these places too. Following Mumbai-based makeup lover Rosalyn Manuel Fernando, we spoke to Russian-born model and creative Sonya Esman.