a new post published on Genevieve Online, Editor-in-Chief, Betty Irabor
talks about the rate at which people especially women don’t
love/appreciate their bodies anymore. Read below!
champion a #bodyfidence campaign to help women love themselves, warts
and all. I couldn’t agree more.
course one of the reasons they are on the cover in the first place is
their beauty; readers are drawn to beautiful women with stories they can
really beautiful, drop dead gorgeous women have a body part they are
published cover images, a rare privilege extended to them by the
editors just to assure them they will make beautiful cover girls.
have constituted themselves into fashion police, and resorted to
body-shaming women, has not helped with the insecurities.
body shamed on social media. It hurt her so much she thought of quitting
and just hiding away but the trouper in her got her back on top.
Celebrities are the biggest victims of this public body shaming. A
celebrity who has just given birth is hounded over her post-baby bump
and the pressure piles on. This pressure further fuels the level of
with her cover until her ex husband called her to say she looked fat and
Genevieve standard must have dropped for her to make the cover. It took
a while to convince her from buying every copy of the magazine in
circulation. Her #bodyfidence was gone !
love the skin we’re in ? Hello, is anyone happy with their body
beautiful full lips wants thin lips, the woman with the DD cup bra size
wants a smaller cup, the one with the high cheek bones wants a Nefertiti
the mirror all I saw was my button nose which my mum bequeathed me and
my k leg (thank you dad). But when I finally realised these body parts
were never going to change I learnt to accept them.
confidence that’s what we need. Do not accept someone else’s definition
improve on holistically through diets, workouts and better lifestyle
accept a compliment without thinking someone is stringing us along.