Body Image

Body Image

‘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 […]

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Dove Wants Mothers To Leave A Legacy Of Body Positivity To Their Daughters

Dove Wants Mothers To Leave A Legacy Of Body Positivity To Their Daughters

They’re baaack! Yep, it’s time for another installment in the latest in a series of Dove videos which are now widely known (and emulated by other brands) for creating conversations […]

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‘Love The Skin You’re In’ Art Project Confronts Our Obsession With Beauty

‘Love The Skin You’re In’ Art Project Confronts Our Obsession With Beauty

Society’s obsession with youth, beauty and idea that success and happiness are determined by external values can be a little frightening at times. The lengths we often go to try […]

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‘The Ideal Woman’ Project Questions How We View Ourselves In The Mirror

‘The Ideal Woman’ Project Questions How We View Ourselves In The Mirror

Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and thought “Wow I just just perfect today!” or has the inner dialog been more along the lines of “Urgh, if […]

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Instagram Account Giving Women A Reason To Embrace Their Stretch Marks

Instagram Account Giving Women A Reason To Embrace Their Stretch Marks

Despite what most magazines who focus on beauty and the body say, if you have stretch marks anywhere on your body, you are normal. We see images on TV, in […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Wants Us To Question All Beauty Standards

Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Wants Us To Question All Beauty Standards

28 year-old Crystal Renn is a pioneer plus size model. She has been in the game since she was 14, and was one of the three plus size models (along […]

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New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

The world is in no shortage of superficial images and messages in the media, fashion and advertising. We are constantly bombarded with people and companies telling us that once we […]

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Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Eating disorders are a huge problem amongst young men and women. In particular, anorexia and bulimia are the most well-known, but there is still so much about most of these […]

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‘Measure Me Beautiful’ Campaign Fighting Body Bullies & Self-Loathing

‘Measure Me Beautiful’ Campaign Fighting Body Bullies & Self-Loathing

Our awesome friends at Smartglamour have teamed up with the gals behind the body positive blog Stylaphile to launch an awesome new campaign called ‘Measure Me Beautiful‘. It sounds a […]

Body Image, Contributors

How One Blogger Said “F#ck You!” To Negative Body Image Messages

How One Blogger Said “F#ck You!” To Negative Body Image Messages

We love Kat Lazo! If you aren’t yet familiar with the name, you gotta check out her amazing TEDx Talk she gave on how the digital age has impacted feminism, […]

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A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

Jes Baker is one of our fave body image bloggers. Her website ‘The Militant Baker’ often posts critiques and thought provoking prose on how society, the media and advertising have […]

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Misty Copeland Teams Up With Under Armour For Inspirational Video

Misty Copeland Teams Up With Under Armour For Inspirational Video

Being a trailblazer is never easy. It means you are going to face plenty of opposition to get where you need to. In the case of dancer and ballerina Misty […]

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BMI Charts No Longer A Good Indicator Of Health Or Beauty

BMI Charts No Longer A Good Indicator Of Health Or Beauty

For decades we have been used to those good ol’ BMI charts at our local doctors which is supposedly an indicator of how on point (or how far off) we […]

Body Image, Entertainment

“Too big For The World” Docu Examines The World Of Female Bodybuilding

“Too big For The World” Docu Examines The World Of Female Bodybuilding

By Hanna Aneröd I’ve always been interested in women who challenge norms in one way or another. I think it’s important that everyone can decide on an identity for themselves […]

Body Image, Causes

Designer Carol Rossetti Illustrates Why Women Shouldn’t Apologize For Who They Are

Designer Carol Rossetti Illustrates Why Women Shouldn’t Apologize For Who They Are

As women we are constantly be told by the media, and bombarded with messages in advertising that we need to fit into a certain description of what “feminine” looks like, […]