Shades of Beauty

Lets face it, Lil’ Kim looks nothing like she used to. And for years we’ve seemingly dealt with that.

However, this past weekend the Brooklyn rapper posted a series of alarming selfies showing her noticeably lighter skin. Continue reading Shades of Beauty

My Body, My Way: Meet Amanda

My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: chardelaroche@gmail.com

Age: 21

Ethnicity: Jamaican

Body Type: Slim

Occupation: Student

1. What makes a woman beautiful to you?

“What makes a woman beautiful to me is her confidence. No matter what flaws she may have she outshines it with her stunning personality and ignores all the negative energy.” Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Amanda

My Body, My Way: Meet Linda

My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: chardelaroche@gmail.com.

Age: 24

Ethnicity: Asian (Vietnamese)

Occupation: Student

Describe your body type: Hourglass(According to google) lol

  • What makes a woman beautiful to you?

 A lot of women feel the need to meet the superficial standards society has set out for us to be considered beautiful. I don’t agree with that at all. A beautiful woman is a woman who is comfortable in her own skin, despite what society thinks. A woman who is not afraid to show her stretch marks and birth scars because to me those things are battle wounds. A woman battled through weight lost and gain to get those stretch marks. A woman gave birth to another human being to have that scar, so why not embrace it? It’s apart of life and it’s apart of you. Any woman who can embrace her flaws and love her imperfections is a beautiful woman to me.

 

Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Linda

My Body, My Way: Meet Leslie

My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: chardelaroche@gmail.com. 

Age: 21

Ethnicity: Afro-Caribbean (Bajan)

Occupation: Bookstore Clerk

Describe your body type: petite/slim Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Leslie

Is Makeup a Big Deal?

According to my boyfriend it is.

And a lot of men will tend to agree with him—especially those who frequent dating sites like, Tinder. Continue reading Is Makeup a Big Deal?

Being Present

Ever thought about ditching your phone?

Well one teen kinda did. And by kinda–I mean that she downgraded from the highly popular iPhone, to the almost extinct flip phone. Continue reading Being Present

Life Lessons

It’s story time y’all. Continue reading Life Lessons