“She wins who calls herself beautiful and challenges the world to change to truly see her.” - Naomi Wolf

Sommer Leigh10 days ago
What Actually Goes into Pageants
Disclaimer For those of you who have watched Toddlers and Tiaras, I will not be speaking on the Glitz pageant world in this article. This article is specifically touching on the "natural" pageant real...
Paisley Hansen11 days ago
Making Sure You Look Your Best This Summer
While the seasons are changing, it's important to make sure that you're always evolving as well. As a woman, it's nice to evolve and uncover different parts of yourself. One of the ways most women lik...
Kink Journalsa month ago
Curve Appreciation
A bit more of a personal post from me… It took me a long time to become comfortable with who I am—yes I’m still trying to lose weight, and it's going very slowly. However, in the meantime, I’ve become...
Riley Pearce2 months ago
Being a Female Personal Trainer Will Never Be Fulfilling
For the past 18 months I have been working as a personal trainer in a boutique studio. I remember the day I started back in October of 2017. I was excited, motivated, and ready to change the lives of ...
Mariah Dunn2 months ago
Loving Your True Self
Learning to Love My Naturally, Curly Hair
Emily Wilson2 months ago
5 Ways to Raise Your Beauty Self-Esteem
It is a well-known fact that each individual has self-esteem. One of the key things in life which help us make better choices and which give us the courage to be our own true selves is having healthy ...
Brittani Rider2 months ago
"You're ugly. You'll never be good enough." Did reading that make you flinch? If not, that's good to hear, but if so, it's okay as well. I'm sure we all can relate on not always feeling or looking our...
Bad Bitch2 months ago
Beauty Standards
Why is our appearance so important? Why is the size of the jeans you are wearing the only thing that matters? The judgement of others has become crucial to us. The most important thing is to look good...
Tierra Hess3 months ago
Trying to Learn to Love Me Again
As a child, I was always care-free and never cared about what others thought and loved myself the way I was. I did what made little Tierra happy at the time. Then, I got older and started learning abo...
Doubt and Insecurity and Back-handed Compliments... That's What Some Little Black Girls Are Being Made Of
My nose got pinched more as a child than my cheeks did. Minus those obligatory Sunday mornings at my church home Franklin St. Johns, that is. And when someone wasn’t pinching my nose they were instruc...
Holly Lea3 months ago
The Story of My Hair
I had shaved my head last spring. Many asked, “Did you have a Britney Spears moment?” “Why would you cut it all off?” My answer, “Because I have always wanted to and essentially just said fuck it.” 🤷...
E.A. Forster4 months ago
I won't forget when I was a junior in high school and my anatomy teacher started to rant about how hair is dead and it's absurd we assign such significance to a part of our body that is literally dead...
Rebe Behr4 months ago
Inside and Out
The most infamous line in The Devil Wears Prada: “Yes, that's true. That's really what this multibillion-dollar industry is all about anyway, isn't it? Inner beauty.” I hear the sarcasm in his voice b...
Sabrina Oneale5 months ago
Loving Yourself and Ignoring the Rest
“Danggg, that woman is beautiful. Almond eyes that don’t even need eyeliner, thick thighs that save lives, a quirky laugh that only makes you laugh more, and oh, wow, don’t get me started on the booty...
Morgan H5 months ago
I don't remember when it happened, but I remember the shift in myself; everything got a little happier, a little brighter, a little better. As long as I can remember, I was self conscious of my body. ...
Kelly Hawkins5 months ago
How I Learned to Harness the Power of Intention Through Burlesque
It's been a little more than one year since I embarked on my burlesque journey. What began as a casual Wednesday night workout has blossomed into an intensive training opportunity with an expanding co...
Sara Zacchero5 months ago
How Cutting My Hair Off Set Me Free
"I'm just not attracted to girls with short hair." This is something that my (now ex) boyfriend said to me during an argument once. I'd just caught him cheating on me and that was his apparent excuse ...
Kayla S5 months ago
Black Women Aren't Allowed to Have Bad Hair Days, so I Wore a Hijab to Work
My senior year of college, I had a breathtakingly beautiful roommate from Syria. She had soft olive skin, a great physique, and outrageously long eyelashes. She also had a beautiful head of hair, but ...