Stephanie Darling was born in a haze of Chanel No 22 and is obsessed with beauty, lifestyle, words and visuals. She has worked in the magazine industry for over 30 years, with the best of the best on Vogue Australia, Harper's Bazaar and madison and has interviewed Anne Hathaway in Paris, Dame Edna in New York, Aerin Lauder in Tokyo, among many others. Her most recent gig is as Beauty Director of Sunday Life in the Sun Herald and Daily Life online. Secrets of a Beauty Queen will be published by Penguin in May 2017.