Some makeovers rely on major drama: Mousy woman turned bombshell. But what happens when the women's "before" stories are already inspiring-and the goal is to help them embark on new careers? Allure's makeovers of women from Year Up, a program that provides disadvantaged 18- to 24-year-olds with job skills, classes, and internships, gave 10 young women office-appropriate looks that suited their real lives. Thanks to the help of Amoy Pitters of Amoy Couture Hair in New York City and makeup artist Makky P., the results are a total success-much like the women themselves.

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