Tag: body image

Get Your First Look at Misty Copeland’s New Documentary

After landing her Under Armour campaign last summer, Misty Copeland became the ultimate icon of empowerment for all women who have ever felt like they weren't good enough—whether because of...

The Best Body-Positive Responses to ‘Dear Fat People’

In case you missed it, over the weekend, Vancouver-based comedian and YouTube star Nicole Arbour ruffled more than a few feathers with her video...
Ronda Rousey

Even Champion Fighter Ronda Rousey Faced Body Image Issues

In the modern world, everyone is up against surreal body standards and at risk for the inevitable personal struggles that come along with them. Even Ronda Rousey,...

YouBeauty Q&A: Draya Michele of “Basketball Wives” On Curves, Bikinis, &...

We chatted with Draya Michele about how her swimwear line seeks to inspire confidence in women of all sizes.
ESPN Body Issue 2015

The Female Athletes of ESPN’s Body Issue Bare More Than Just...

With superior agility, strength and a drive deeply embedded into their beings, the female athletes featured in this year's ESPN Body Issue are the...
Denise Bidot cellulite swimsuit campaign

Plus Size Model Denise Bidot Unapologetically Embraces Cellulite In New Swimsuit...

When you think of the perfect summer bod, what comes to mind? "Thigh gap"? An hourglass figure? Flawlessly smooth tan legs? Wrong. Here’s a serious...
plastic surgery botox

America, We Had Over 3.5 Million Rounds of Botox Last Year

Have you had any work done? If you haven't yet had cosmetic surgery, you will soon, according to TIME's new cover story. In a piece called "Nip....
bellybuttonchallenge

The “Belly Button Challenge” Is Pure Body-Shaming

Twitter has given birth to yet another inane "challenge" for those who like to prove themselves on social media. For the "belly button challenge," which began...
corset training

Ask a Scientist: Are Waist Training Corsets Safe?

The Scientist: Gina Sam, MD/MPH, Director of Mount Sinai Gastrointestinal Motility Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Attending Gastroenterologist The Answer: Waist training corsets, also called...

Editor’s Letter: Props to Lauren Conrad

Running a beauty, health and wellness blog isn't all testing smoothie recipes and trying out new nail polish. (That's, like, 3% of the job...