Hers was the face that launched a thousand ads. Whether it was in denims and a tank top, her lithe fingers cradling a can, or nude next to a bottle of perfume, Cindy Crawford was the ultimate heartthrob of the 1980s, famous for the distinctive mole gracing her upper lip. But before she sashayed to popularity, she was plagued with insecurities about her ‘beauty mark’. Kids teased her in school; her sister thought it was hideous, and convinced her to get rid of it. But her mother persuaded her to let it be and soon after, that ‘ugliness’ propelled her to fashion stardom.