“She wins who calls herself beautiful and challenges the world to change to truly see her.” - Naomi Wolf
My Mind An Artist, My body The Canvas
Growing up, I’d revel in all the mysterious ways to make myself beautiful. Straightening my hair, learning how to use eyeliner, plumping my lips, the best overnight cure for a pimple. What outfits were trendy? What made me look amazing? Anything! The world was my oyster when it came to beauty.
- Runner-Up in We Have a Dream Challenge
Finding the Magic Within Us
Growing up in today's society has quite frankly been a nightmare. For the most part anyway. Not only am I a woman, but a black woman. That alone has been a struggle in itself. But definitely not a battle that I will ever lose.
Too Bad She's So Fat
“She has such a pretty face.” Fuck you. Sometimes, you gotta throw in the towel of introspection and let her rip.
Is Cosmetic Surgery Right for You?
You’ve been saving your whole life to have the money to finally get that surgery you’ve always wanted, but now that you have it, you’re worried about spending all of your hard-earned savings on it. Is it really worth it? This comprehensive guide on whether or not cosmetic surgery is worth the money will give you all of the information and facts you need to decide if this is the right step for you or not. Are you ready to get started? Let’s begin!
I’m Sad About My Face
Nora Ephron, a well-known novelist, and screenwriter wrote a book titled I’m Sad About My Neck. Nora is no longer with us, but I know how she felt because I’m sad about my face. I might as well throw in my neck and butt, too.
Who Defines Authenticity?
We were tasked to define our "authentic selves". Each of us looked deep and came at the question from entirely different directions. We invite you to let your mind wander in ours a while. Then perhaps dig out your journal and see what words come to mind to define your own sense of authenticity. The challenge may be complete, but the opportunity to write for a prompt continues.
Silver Hair and Silver Linings
Women regularly come under fire when they decide to show themselves as they are and leave society's expectations aside. And nothing says, "I don't care about social rules" like letting your silver hair shine wild and free. Even if you're 29 years old.
Women and Beauty Products
Exceptionally ladies are more inspired by their beauty. They really do a lot of care of their skins and other external looks. They need inverse sexual orientation to be drawn in towards them. It might likewise be the explanation that they additionally do a lot of care of their face standpoint. At the point when we meet or see any known individuals or outsiders, our first look would be all over. It applies to all kinds of people.
A Beautifully Orchestrated Mosaic
I am a mother. I am a daughter. I am a divorcee. I am a lover. I am a photographer. I am a career woman. I am a writer, some days!
... & then there was Hair
I’ve always had short hair, short sassy and natural. Natural hair and manageable. Manageable and untangled; untangled and definitely not long.
UUgh. Why am i not pretty? Why wont my mother let me wear make up. I am so ugly. I hate my hair, my skin, eta...... Or is it because i am fat? They don't like me. Why? Ugh!!!!
You Will Never Be Pretty Enough
On March 9, 1959, the Barbie doll was first introduced into the American market. Barbie was modelled after the German “Bild Lilli” doll, a racy figurine designated as the epitome of female beauty and often found at bachelor parties and in tobacco shops.