Your Reflection in the Mirror Isn’t Your Identity

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself “UGH!”? I know that I have. I remember the first time that I saw the movie Princess Diaries and the thought that I sometimes felt like I could relate to Mia Thermopolis. Big hair that can’t be easily tamed is real, girl. One morning…

When the Swimsuit You Bought Doesn’t Look Like It Did on the Model

I have an unfortunate habit of shopping online for clothing. This is unfortunate because oftentimes that means that when clothing arrives, it doesn’t look quite like it did online or on the model. I’ve noticed that when I shop online at certain stores, I almost always end up drawn to clothing worn by the same…

Different Types of Beauty and Impossible Standards

Ladies, take a moment to picture your celebrity crush. See him? I bet if we polled all of our readers, most of you would have thought of someone different. Some may have pictured Chris Hemsworth, others may have pictured one of the other four Chrises (Pratt, Evans, and Pine), and others pictured a variety of…

Pretty Little Lies We Tell Ourselves

We live in a world of pretty people—just look around you, and you’ll see a lot of beautiful faces on television and online. The striking images we see can not only leave us staring in awe but can also cause us to create lies in our heads about our own appearances. Beauty has always been…