Once we saw how powerful the first What’s Underneath episodes that we experimented with were, we were excited to see where they were going to take us. But we had no idea that by unraveling style to its core, we would find a literal outpouring of raw candor that would expose so many of our culture’s issues to their nitty gritty essence. We are so elated at the prospect of helping to reveal how our demons and struggles are neither shameful nor tarnishing, but are our pathways to our most alive and strongest selves. Meagan Fredette, who we first feature in one of our Second Skin episodes, has graced us with her piercing journey. As a teenager and young adult, she battled depression, attempted suicide, and spent three years in an abusive relationship. Today, however, Meagan feels that she’s a babe — beautiful for who she is and for what she is doing with her life, which includes performing homages to Kate Bush’s "Wuthering Heights," writing essays for Rookie, and, as she refreshingly told us, being able to pay her rent and have functional relationships.