For beautiful young ladies who aspire to become famous, taking part in the annual Miss Hong Kong Pageant organised by television station TVB is a first step into Hong Kong's entertainment industry.
The Miss Hong Kong Pageant that spans the past few decades has produced numerous female celebrities who have mesmerized the Asian audience in films and TV dramas.
According to AsiaOne, a photo gallery recently compiled by Xinhua shows that some stars' beauty have diminished through the years while others have aged gracefully. Surprisingly, a few look even better than before.
Check out the gallery for more then and now pics of celebs.