Body Image

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

A new French law is set to change the way the fashion industry operates and also how the standards of beauty are portrayed in one of the fashion capitals of […]

Body Image, Causes

Dove France Confronts Negative Self-Talk With ‘One Beautiful Thought’ Campaign

Dove France Confronts Negative Self-Talk With ‘One Beautiful Thought’ Campaign

We all look at ourselves in the mirror and immediately criticize parts of our body. It has become second nature, right? Now imagine instead of thinking those negative thoughts, they […]

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Artist Photoshops Herself 126 Times To Point Out Ridiculous Industry Beauty Standards

Artist Photoshops Herself 126 Times To Point Out Ridiculous Industry Beauty Standards

When we look at issues relating to body image and connect it with mainstream fashion, beauty, advertising and media, the conversations have started to change drastically. There are numerous women […]

Body Image, Causes

Dove And Twitter’s New Campaign Aims To Tackle Hate-Talk On Social Media

Dove And Twitter’s New Campaign Aims To Tackle Hate-Talk On Social Media

We all do it, let’s be honest. We all have criticisms about our appearance and have voiced those out loud, and maybe even on social media. Perhaps you are one […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Clothing Label Teams Up With Eating Disorder Org. To Promote Healthy Body Standards

Clothing Label Teams Up With Eating Disorder Org. To Promote Healthy Body Standards

At the beginning of 2014, American Eagle’s offshoot brand Aerie Lingerie launched a campaign called #AerieReal which featured a series of women who weren’t supermodels, who weren’t retouched and who […]

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Plus Size Model Tess Holliday’s Major Deal Proves Beauty Standards Are Diversifying

Plus Size Model Tess Holliday’s Major Deal Proves Beauty Standards Are Diversifying

Warning: this is not news! Beauty “standards” are ridiculous and history has shown that they continue to change. Yet when you look at the effect of the media on young […]

Body Image, Family Life

New Research Suggests Parents Play A Key Role In A Child’s Developing Body Image

New Research Suggests Parents Play A Key Role In A Child’s Developing Body Image

We are constantly bombarded with images of men and women in the media, in advertising, online and in fashion that teach us how to look and what an “ideal” body […]

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Why Do Women With Curls Think They Need Straight Hair To Be Beautiful?

Why Do Women With Curls Think They Need Straight Hair To Be Beautiful?

Many of us women probably grew up knowing that one friend (or perhaps it was us!) who was always so insecure about her curly hair. And we would often look […]

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Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Here’s a truth bomb that Youtube sensation turned reality star Whitney Thore recently dropped live on national TV: “Even if you’re not fat, you’ll probably never be thin enough to […]

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The Startling Influence Men Still Have Over Women’s Body Image

The Startling Influence Men Still Have Over Women’s Body Image

What’s the secret to having great body image? That is the million dollar, often unanswerable, question. Is it a one-size-fits-all solution? Who is to blame? Have we progressed in terms […]

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The Body Image Campaign Encouraging Women & Men To Love The Mirror

The Body Image Campaign Encouraging Women & Men To Love The Mirror

It is often considered the last bastion of body image confidence for many people: the mirror. Thanks to the many mixed messages we often receive from society, it is easy […]

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Calvin Klein’s 1st “Plus Size” Model Myla Dalbesio On Body Image Fame

Calvin Klein’s 1st “Plus Size” Model Myla Dalbesio On Body Image Fame

Early November 2014, this woman made a huge stir online and on many other discussion forums. She is Myla Dalbesio, a model who was the first ever “plus size” model […]

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“We Women” Photo Series Aims To Change The Way We See Ourselves In The Mirror

“We Women” Photo Series Aims To Change The Way We See Ourselves In The Mirror

If there is one thing that transcends all boundaries across the world and unites women everywhere, it is our struggle for body acceptance and how we view our body image. […]

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New Infographic Detailing How Selfies Are Damaging Our Self Image

New Infographic Detailing How Selfies Are Damaging Our Self Image

How many selfies do you take in a day? Or a week? How many do you post on social media? Do you remember a time when you didn’t worry so […]

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‘I Am What’s Underneath’ Film Documents The Universal Struggle For Self-Acceptance

‘I Am What’s Underneath’ Film Documents The Universal Struggle For Self-Acceptance

You may already be familiar with what the Style Like U team have been doing over the past year and a bit. Aside from focusing on style, beauty and telling […]