beauty

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

Diane D6 months ago
Mirror Mirror on the Wall
“Competition between women has been made part of the beauty myth so that women will be divided from one another”—Naomi Wolfe, Beauty Myth (p.14). No woman buys the most expensive pair of stilettos to ...
Maricella Flores7 months ago
Five Things Every Plus Size Girl Should Know
Highlights of Real Issues We Go Through and Why We Shouldn't Give a F*** and Just Be Plus Size Queens!
Judy Mae7 months ago
Happily Flat-Chested in This Boobs-Obsessed World
I am a downright flat-chested girl who really has zero blessing in her chest department. You know those kinds of girls who call themselves flat just because they are an A cup? Well, I can’t even remem...
Maura Dudas7 months ago
Body Positivity - The Horseshoe Phenomena
So I haven't written anything in awhile even though there's at least four topics waiting to be explored and one is more controversial than the other. However, since this is something other than animal...
Kyrsta Morehouse7 months ago
Show Me How You Burlesque
When the movie Burlesque came out with Cher and Christina Aguilera, I couldn't stop watching. I was transfixed by the music, the flawless makeup, and the glittering costumes. However, I was raised in ...
Lesley Neomi8 months ago
Bea-Utiful
The word "beautiful" is such an amazing adjective, but it's more than a word. It describes many feelings and actions, but it all starts within yourself. When someone calls you beautiful, do you feel t...
Anna Rose8 months ago
Beauty Is in the Definition
Beauty by definition: a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight People always say that true beauty is what's on the inside. But...
Sarah Ahmed9 months ago
Why Are We Obsessed with Being Beautiful?
Ever since I was a little girl, I was taught—directly and indirectly—that women are supposed to be beautiful. Our role models as little girls were beautiful princesses who men sought and loved. They h...
Ren S9 months ago
Dear Body
Dear body, I’m sorry that I’ve spent the last twelve years hating you. I’m sorry that I would beg to be someone else. I would look in the mirror every morning in my adolescence years tearing you apart...
Genesis Ewell10 months ago
I Encourage the Big Chop!
Natural is beautiful. It took me a long while to finally accept my natural hair as beautiful. I was always trying to conform to society's standards of what beautiful was; the black girl with the strai...
'But Boys Like Long Hair Better' and Why I Don't Care
I remember going to see the movie Tangled when it first came out. Being an avid fairy-tale and Disney lover I was so excited when my step-mother and grandmother took me to see it in theaters. Everyone...
A'Briani Anokyea year ago
Always, Always, Always Cute
I have never received a free ANYTHING from any non-family member man unless my friends got it for me. No one has ever stopped my entire friend group to talk to me, and I have never been asked to dance...
Lana Ga year ago
For the Tomboy
I got my nails done for the first time this week. I was initially debating getting them, knowing that I'm busy, and often not gentle when it comes to handling things. But my boyfriend did not exactly ...
Emily Fritza year ago
To the Young Girl with Resting Bitch Face
You’re fine. You’re not doing anything wrong, and there is nothing wrong with you. I know you know this now. It just makes sense, right? You smile when something makes you smile. You smile for picture...
Is Social Media Changing Our Perception of Beauty?
Since the rise of the Kardashian/Jenner family after the infamous sex tape, cosmetic surgery in the UK has seen a 73 percent referral to images of the Kardashian/Jenner sisters. After Kylie Jenner mad...
Emily Tarffa year ago
Being Body Positive Is Hard
Loving my body has been incredibly difficult for me over the years. I’ve suffered with eating disorders. I’ve been too fat and too thin. I’ve wanted to gain weight then I’ve wanted to lose it. I’ve wa...
something wildea year ago
Masterpiece
Girls, we usually have it all figured out, right? Schedules printed and put to memory, Starbucks cups piping hot every morning, friendships solid, relationships sealed. We fight with our moms and stom...
Body Image and What It Has You Believing...
Here it is... I can't speak for everyone but I know a lot of women and men feel like I do. I have friends and loved ones in the same position. So, I am speaking from my experiences but, of course, thi...