Abagail Wedlake and her four-month-old daughter Aubrey are gaining global attention for a slew heartwarming pics shared to Instagram to promote self-love in postpartum bodies.
Venezuelan beauty Génesis Castillo has an incurable skin disease, vitiligo. But she embraces the condition — and she encourages others to do the same.
Danielle Brooks is proud of her curves and everything that comes along with them. The “Orange Is The New Black” star allowed that confidence to shine while shooting for People‘s 2017 ‘Most Beautiful Women’ issue.
Gina Susanna is an anorexia survivor, a body positive blogger and creator of the trending hashtag #embracethesquish. As a part of her commitment towards recovery, she’s taken to Instagram to share photos of her newly acquired “belly rolls,” “stretch-marks” and “cellulite” helping dismantle some of the harmful ideas around weight gain.
Selfloveangel posted a message on Instagram about self care. It's the perfect pick-me-up post to read before downing your first cup of morning joe.
Clare has posted a slew of revealing belly snaps to her Instagram account since joining. An eating disorder survivor has taken to Instagram to courageously bare her stomach rolls, as part of her commitment toward recovery and self-love. Clare, known as Becoming Body Positive on Instagram, has posted a slew of revealing belly snaps to her account since joining in December 2016.
Sex can be awkward — but focus on cellulite, stretch marks and some extra flab, and the extra insecurity can become overbearing.
“I know the current trend is to call these people trolls and haters, but I don't see these people as haters or trolls," says Ana Carolina Rojas.
The gorgeous blonde, who hails from Toronto, recently took to Instagram to question why some consider it brave for her to bare her body. “I love how people see me in full clothes and comment on how ‘skinny’ I look in them in comparison to these types of photos where the comments I get ‘you’re so brave,'” wrote Brenna, known as omgkenzieee on Instagram. Courage, she states, isn’t a characteristic we find in ourselves unless we are doing something out of strength, where the odds are stacked against us.
"There’s this misconception that in order to be body positive, you must 'bare it all' on social media."
The paps caught a few shots of Leon’s hairy pits as she shielded the sun from her eyes, so it was less of an obvious display of armpit hair flaunting and more a show of body confidence. Click through the gallery to see other strong female celebs who’ve embraced their underarm hair.
Brianna is one of the social media stars who have been breaking barriers and encouraging others to honor their unique features.
Curvy Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Hunter McGrady launches a body-positivity movement on Instagram to help everyone love themselves and accept their shapes.
Between battling school work, exams and raging insecurities, high school can be a pretty rough place. But one student is making it a little less stressful.
Amputee models and models in wheelchairs historically shared the catwalk at An Evening of Diversity runway event as they closed off Western Canada Fashion Week (WCFW) in Edmonton on Saturday. It was the first time in history models with disabilities participated in the annual event, considered to be the largest fashion week in Canada.
Plus-size model and business owner Ashley Alexiss is determined to let the world know that she is more than just a pretty face — and that she’s totally capable of possessing both beauty and brains. Plus-size model Ashley Alexiss recently posted about unfair stigmas that women in society face relating to intelligence and beauty. The founder of Alexiss Swimwear recently shared a photo on her popular Instagram account, captioned with a lengthy statement on the stigma women face in society relating to looks and intelligence.
Instagram model Isabella Mabey (a.k.a. bellafituk) shared a powerful photo of her stretch marks in effort to prove that they are “normal” — and that having them doesn’t mean you’re fat.
Instagram model Megan Jayne Crabbe loves makeup — and knows she doesn’t need it. The body positivity movement isn’t just about how people look from the neck down. It’s about how people feel about themselves on the inside, and as an Instagram post from inspiring fave Megan Jayne Crabbe (@bodyposipanda) illustrates, it’s also about loving the face you show the world — with or without makeup.
Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet strutted the runway in a high-tech prosthetic leg as she opened and closed for a Lesley Hampton at Vancouver Fashion Week.
Model Liza Golden-Bhojwani shared her dramatic weight gain on Instagram after practically starving herself on 500 calories a day.
Kenzie Brenna is all about promoting self-love, although the body-positive blogger admittedly has days where she questions the love she has for the least favourite part of her body. “Body love has helped realize that I am a queen, not despite how I look but because of how I look,” Brenna said.
Megan Crabbe, 24, wants to uncover the dramatic difference between a “polished and unpolished” photoshoot. The kicker? Her side-by-side snapshots are both stunning in their own respect.
A woman from Memphis, Tenn., claims she recently visited a nail salon, only to be confronted with an offensive sign requiring overweight customers pay more for their pedicures. A pedicure at the salon in question, Rose Nails, costs $30 — but the sign wasn’t clear as to why overweight clients would be required to pay $15 extra for the service. It was also unclear as to where the sign originated, since Son Nguyen, the owner of Rose Nails, repeatedly denied posting it.
A number of plus-size models recently participated in Penningtons’ body positive #iwontcompromise campaign. A number of women paraded around in jeans and black bras in Toronto’s Union Station for a unique reason. The group was participating in plus-size retailer Penningtons’ new #iwontcompromise campaign, which was designed to celebrate women embracing their bodies and not compromising who they are.