It's okay to take an "it is what it is" approach to the parts of your body that you're not so happy with. Send that part of your body lots of love. Tell that part of your body you love her because she is you and you're pretty awesome.
I hope more young girls start liking their freckles, their curly hair, their moles and skinny legs their big lips. Like Colbie says, you don't have to try so hard. Start liking you. You might be surprised.
To deviate from the standard of beauty that is celebrated by the media is not rebellion, it is nature -- but to accept and embrace our own natural individuality has been deemed nothing less than a thought crime
He wasn't trying to make you feel bad about yourself -- he thought he was doing something nice for you. And he wasn't trying to make you look the way he wishes you looked -- he was trying to make you look the way he thinks you wishes you looked.
"Sorry, as a magazine editor, I know what it's like to flip through dozens of shots to find the right one. And, do you know what gets my e-mail gong? "That shot, her lipstick is smudged. Her shirt is wrinkled."
It's important for us to go public with our outrage when women are not appropriately recognized for our accomplishments. Let's make it loud and clear that attempting to sideline a woman with superficial comments about her hair and her style won't work.
Cynthia Leive, editor-in-chief of Glamour, has decided to take a stand against the impingement of obsessive retouching in the world of beauty. Her magazine has pledged that it won't be putting models on a digital diet.
Today we are beginning our campaign to create The Self-Esteem Act, a bill requiring "truth in advertising" labels be attached to advertising and editorials with models photoshopped or airbrushed to a meaningful degree.