Real bodies

Celebrate the diverse beauty of real bodies with inspiring ideas and stories. Embrace body positivity and discover ways to love and care for your unique self.
Teenage girls  Reality Check--Models before Photoshop Touch-ups  Left to right: Victoria's Secret model, plus-size model (size 12), & Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl

Photoshop and airbrushing scandals grow less shocking by the day, but we are always super excited to see unretouched photos. It's satisfying to see what celebrities and models really look like! The photo at the left was taken last weekend in St. Barth's during a photo shoot for Glamour's June…

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Katelyn Heyne
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With seemingly ‘perfect’ social media posts hammering on your self-worth each and every day, it’s easy to get lost in the noise and believe that you might not look as good as you do. Correct posing, professional lighting, getting implants, having the entire day to exercise before photos, taking countless pictures until you get the right one, and photo-editing can turn anyone into an Instagram model or a fitness blogging star. However, it’s an inaccurate representation of reality and it can…

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Lwright
Body, Body Positivity, Positivity, Positive Messages

We live in a world that is very much influenced by social media. And what we usually scroll through is a never-ending chain of pictures that showcase happy people with perfect bodies in beautiful places. If there were times when these moments from someone’s life used to encourage us to strive for more and for the better, now often people find these images to be a reminder that someone is doing much more than you. Despite the fact that society doesn’t avoid various discussions about body…

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Lisamarie
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The 'Instagram vs. Reality' battle continues, and blogger Sara Puhto is back to fight for the latter. She continues sharing side-by-side pics that reveal how much a certain angle or sucking in your belly can change the way you look in an Instagram photo. Sometimes the difference in her uploads is so striking, it's hard to believe they’re the same girl.

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Andrea Killingsworth