Post Tagged with: "beauty"

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Any person that is using their voice or platform to dismantle narrow standards of beauty and push for greater inclusion is a hero to us. Meet Sara Geurts, a 26 […]

August 7, 2017 ×
Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

When it comes to diversity, representation is everything. It’s easy to talk about the need to diversify, but what counts is when certain companies or industries make an actual effort […]

July 12, 2017 ×
Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

By now we’re all accustomed to the narrow beauty standards that grace the pages of nearly every mainstream beauty and fashion magazine and digital platform. Only 5% of women are […]

May 25, 2017 ×
Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

By Liz Greene I remember with startling clarity the first time I realized I was fat. The summer camp I attended was big on encouraging kids to forge a lifelong […]

April 11, 2017 ×
A Letter To My Future Daughter: I Will Teach You How To Be A Strong Woman

A Letter To My Future Daughter: I Will Teach You How To Be A Strong Woman

By Kate Thora Dear Future Daughter, In the many years before you were born, women have accomplished so much. Once unable to vote, disallowed from choosing the individuals they were […]

March 9, 2017 ×
Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

This photo series needs to be shown to every person in the fashion, beauty, and advertising world! Humans are often driven by visuals, and in the case of fashion where […]

January 24, 2017 ×
A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

Alicia Keys must be stoked! Ever since she started her awesome no makeup movement in 2016, it has heightened the wave of natural beauty trends that buck the traditional norms […]

January 19, 2017 ×
Rule-Breaker Alessia Cara Talks Feminism & Challenging The World’s Status Quo On Beauty

Rule-Breaker Alessia Cara Talks Feminism & Challenging The World’s Status Quo On Beauty

At the 2016 Billboard Women in Music awards, artist Alessia Cara was presented the “Rule Breaker” award, and in her speech claimed “some rules are meant to be broken”. “It’s […]

January 18, 2017 ×
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Her New Beauty Deal & Raising A Feminist Daughter

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Her New Beauty Deal & Raising A Feminist Daughter

You know her as the author of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ and ‘Americanah’, the woman behind the profoundly important TED Talk on feminism, which was sampled in Beyonce’s ‘Flawless’ […]

December 19, 2016 ×
Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

If there is one word that has become more popular and widely used than “selfie” right now, it is “diversity”. Especially considering the uptick in violence and hatred toward minorities […]

December 7, 2016 ×
Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

It’s no secret that we’re a site that promotes badass women doing badass things, and we love to use our platform to share stories that sadly don’t always get the […]

October 12, 2016 ×
Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

By Lauren Rader The natural world makes my heart sing. Look how the summer light is shimmering. See how it touches the trees, spotlights the grass? I wonder at the […]

September 13, 2016 ×
Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

We love a good fashion week show that makes headlines! Especially when it has a message that goes beyond just fashion and style, and includes themes of female empowerment. Over […]

September 12, 2016 ×
Ashley Graham’s New H&M Campaign Is An Important Turning Point In Mainstream Fashion

Ashley Graham’s New H&M Campaign Is An Important Turning Point In Mainstream Fashion

Ashley Graham is a woman whose reputation these days precedes her. She is a pioneer model in an industry whose narrow standards of beauty are slowly being dismantled by badass […]

September 5, 2016 ×
Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Negative body image messages, be gone! Body positivity, keep it coming! Because the narrow standards of beauty which have been plaguing women for decades, many campaigns to combat them and […]

September 1, 2016 ×