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She Powders Away Her Flaws


Her uneven skin tone reinforces the negative messages swirling around inside her head.

I am not attractive.

I am not young.

I am undeserving of love. 54 more words

New Year's Resolution

Society keeps telling women that wrinkles make us ugly – and apparently, beauty is still the only criterion used to assess our worth. Our looks count more than men’s. 593 more words


A Side Note On Beauty

Looks don’t make you happy. Looks can be decieving. Looks are taken as a standard that we’re all supposed to conform to, with the conformity of beauty, but honestly… When people tell you that being “pretty” won’t make you happy or whatever, they’re not just saying that you don’t need to look “pretty” to be happy. 203 more words

Explaining Everything

Bought and Sold

You’ve been sold a lie

And you paid for it with shame

The beauty myth

Peddled by big business

Costing us in more ways than we can count… 17 more words

Tough Mother F

The older and wiser I get the more I realize the truth. We don’t have to be pretty or beautiful. We have to be tough mother fuckers to get by in this world. 119 more words

From Tallulah's Heart


What has changed since 1991?

The Beauty Myth has not.

As we women start to be liberated the Beauty Myth rears its ugly head more and more. 332 more words

Women's Studies



She moves, she undulates.

Each side-swaying step a glory in ripples.

Waves moving up, down, out.

Her skin barely containing her body as it strains. 367 more words