July 15, 2004 03:00 PM

Who’s the most inspiring person you know?
Do you know someone working to make a difference in the world? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com.
Please include your name, phone number and return e-mail address.

Pressure to Be Perfect

The heat is on young celebs to look thinner and sexier than ever – and their fans will do almost anything to be just like them. If you or someone you know has an eating disorder, help is available. Get more information about the condition from The National Institute of Mental Health. Parents can get more information from the Harvard Eating Disorders Center. Locate a help program in your area by going to www.edreferral.com.

Shopping Information

Sage Machado’s hand-beaded skirts: The one-of-a-kind elastic-waisted skirts favored by Julia Roberts, Salma Hayek, Kate Hudson and Meg Ryan can be purchased for $310 at Belle Cosa, 310-550-9300.

Dara Dax Square Necklace: A 14-karat yellow-gold necklace, which can be seen adorning the necks of Ashley Olsen and Brittany Murphy, can be purchased at Jennifer Kaufman (without diamonds, $395), 310-854-1058.

Smith’s women’s cotton tees: The trendy T-shirt, seen on Jada Pinkett Smith, can be yours for $42. The trucker hat is $38. The place to go is www.shopkitson.com.

Alcone Beauty Club: Get the inside scoop on celebrities’ favorite cosmetics by joining the Alcone Beauty Club. For $24.95 a month, you’ll receive a year’s worth of products and makeup tips from the pros.

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