Here, you’ll find all BGG2WL posts related to the development and improvement of body image among girls and women.
"You know it wasn’t the typical what you see on magazines. You know just having far apart eyes and having different features, you know, high cheek bones and different things you kinda have to grow into. I definitely struggled with that."
The anatomy of a super-fake weight loss transformation photo.
An in-depth look at airbrushed and retouched photos.
On developing self-love, and giving other people the space to do the same.
...because we really needed to see Daisy Duck in Dolce & Gabbana.
On unrealistic imagery and making sure we talk about it with our youngsters.
Share your thoughts below on the following: Either way a size 0 is nothing to be proud of if you are a black woman, god just did not design our body to naturally be a size 0.
"...women preferred ads showing thin models and said they were more likely to buy those products..."
A story of a teen girl who received multiple weight loss surgeries, and a reported rise in the practice.
'You let your ass get fat over this stupid stuff, and now you can't get a man!'
What is it that can be gained from having a big booty....that would make you risk leaving your two children motherless?
Five reasons why I'ma need y'all to lay off the magazine inspiration stuff.
“The curves of her rib cage, the stunning watery eyes, the patch of shiny scalp peeking through her brittle, thinning hair—she’s basically got the whole package.”
"My ideal is, of course, to have even, white, luminous and smooth silk, like the egg white of a boiled egg," she replied.
Photos like these often accompany unrealistic weight-loss claims... And like the claims, the before and after photos themselves can’t be trusted.
"When the third injection was finished... he used superglue to seal the poke hole that was made by the needle."