What is beauty?

Beauty isn't physical. Judging a person on their outside features is like judging a book by its cover. What is on the outside doesn't reflect the true beauty of a person. True beauty is about having a kind heart and beautiful mind. I remember working in a warehouse as a teenager, looking at this guy... Continue Reading →

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Fat-Shaming is Abuse

For decades now, society has had an obsession with weight. From early childhood and throughout life, women receive a lot of pressure to be thin and this pressure comes from so many directions (Family, Friends, Teachers, Advertisement, Media, etc.). Fat women on the internet endure systemic prejudice, bias, violent and abusive comments simply because of... Continue Reading →

Body Mass Index – Poor Indicator of Health

As recently confirmed by one of my doctors, fat isn't the synonym for unhealthy. When it comes to defining what body weight is considered healthy, one type of measurement does not fit all. There are too many factors that will determine health: genetics, race, gender, environment, etc. The Body Mass Index is simply not a very... Continue Reading →

Beauty Standards

Beauty standards are ridiculous and completely invented by a beauty industry who doesn't care about the women it sells to as long as they are making profit and people are falling for it. In January they started selling tape so that women will tape the back of their necks and look like they just had a... Continue Reading →

Beauty Magazines are laughing at us

Beauty magazines are filled with much more advertising pages than with actual content. There is very little substance to those type of magazine and yet, they make so much money. They have companies paying them to put ads in their magazines and people purchasing their magazines. Yet, a very little budget is put on writing... Continue Reading →

Waist Trainers (Corsets) – History Repeating

Maybe it's because I studied history in school, but corset was a fashion trend that killed women. Why are we bringing them back? Shouldn't we know better?! The act of donning a waist trainer / corset because they squeeze the organs inside your body like you squeeze toothpaste from the tube. This means it can cause... Continue Reading →

Body Positivity

I'm posting this in January because numerous people make New Year's resolution to lose weight or shape up. Most of us do so for the wrong reasons. Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colour. This is why representation is so important. We need to see a greater variety of beautiful women and men. Don't let... Continue Reading →

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