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Behind The Scenes of Drea Chong's Instagram Photos

Her feed is always well-curated, and so are her outfits. Social influencer Drea Chong tells TODAY's Marianne Wee-Slater the amount of effort that goes behind each photograph. 


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She reveals she only takes up to 10 minutes to do her makeup, which is unsurprising because of her classic style, with just a pop of colour on the lips. Styling a shot, selecting the best ones, and editing the photograph are what takes up the most time. No Instagram husbands here—she relies on her pal Daryl Aiden, or her assistant.


Even after working with big-name brands like Michael Kors and SK-II, and being flown to dream destinations like the United States and Maldives, Drea still doesn't get the approval of her loved ones. She lamented: "I know that my parents and boyfriend (who is a lawyer) don’t see this as a real job, but I get hurt when they say it to me." 


Read the full interview on TODAY Online; featured photo via IG: @dreachong