Body Confidence

How Dr Seuss Helped Drew Barrymore Get Over Her Post-Baby Body Insecurity

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drew Barrymore has said that she felt like a 'kangaroo with a giant pouch' after two pregnancies, but she has found the ultimate way to fight her inse...

This Mum's Bikini Photo Will Make You Want To Show Some Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A photo of a mum-of-three in her bikini has gone viral for all the right reasons. Rachel Hollis, 32, shared the image on Facebook and Instagram wit...

Fat-Shaming Should Be Made Illegal, Says Expert

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of us are quick to speak out against racism and sexism. But a leading academic has said we must do more to challenge people who fat-shame...

Why These Women Are Campaigning Against The Term 'Plus-Size'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women on social media are putting pressure on fashion brands and magazines to drop the term 'plus-size', which they deem to be 'harmful' and 'damaging...

Woman With Birthmark Gives Us All A lesson In Body Confidence

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An agent advised professional dancer Cassandra Naud to digitally remove her birthmark from casting photos. But the 22-year-old refused. She loves ...

This Is How Big The Average Penis Really Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From micropenises to penises the size of a baby's arm, we know that the male member comes in all shapes and sizes. But a new study has revealed wha...

This Is What Comic Book Women Look Like With Realistic Bodies

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Super-human strength and the ability to fly isn't the only thing that's unrealistic about comic book heroines. Their teeny-tiny waists coupled wit...

Actress Gets Body-Shamed. Responds With An Epic Sense Of Humour

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When the advert for rom-com Trainwreck was released last week, one film critic took it upon himself to totally body-shame the film's leading lady, Amy...

Meet The Women With The Biggest Hips In The World

Barcroft | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new documentary on Channel 5 is set to showcase four women who are contenders for the title of 'world's biggest hips', while also shedding some ligh...

'Over 50 Shades Of Grey' Lingerie Advert Puts Fifty Plus Women In The Spotlight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This year has already shown huge promise when it comes to women over the age of 50 being represented fairly in the fashion industry. And now, onli...

Model With Vitiligo Smashes It With Two Huge Fashion Campaigns

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Winnie Harlow is continuing to shake up the fashion industry by proving that there is no such thing as "one-size-fits-all" when it comes to beauty. ...

Natasha Hinde

Prehab Workout Is Improving My Body's Weaknesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve never been massively into exercise. I’m the kind of girl who would chop off her right arm to get out of PE and, besides from a few half-heart...

Sports Illustrated Finally Feature A Plus-Size Model

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the first time in history, a plus-size model will grace the pages of Sports Illustrated magazine. About bloomin' time, too. The gorgeous A...

How The Ideal Body For Women Has Changed In 3,000 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Beauty standards are constantly changing, especially for women. While this may sound like bad news, it's actually immensely freeing to realise it's po...

Are We Finally Getting Over Our Obsession With Big Breasts?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Breasts have been big news in recent weeks, with The Sun's Page 3 and debate around breastfeeding in public dominating headlines. While big breasts...

Why Is Pubic Hair Such A Hairy Topic For Instagram?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women are being penalised for sporting pubic hair - or so Instagram's latest antics would lead us to believe. An image posted by Sticks and Stones ...

NSFW: Amazing Women Pose Naked For A Website, And It's Not What You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Open your average women's magazine and the majority of pictures will be of women who are white, size 6-10 and under 40 years old. So Australian ac...

'Tell A Friend They're Fat Day' - Life-Saving or Humiliating?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Plus-size campaigners are less than impressed by a weight loss expert's suggestion that today should become national 'Warn A Friend They're Fat Day'. ...

What 'One Size Fits All' Clothing Looks Like On Different Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, so why so many "one size fits all" clothes shops for women are popping up in America we have no idea. The team...

Why You Should Say No To Fad New Year Diets

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With the constant talk between friends of New Year's resolutions, diets and exercise regimes, a lot of us feel under pressure to change the way we loo...

All Women Are Real Women

Leyah Shanks | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leyah Shanks

What is real is differences. Wonderful, inspiring differences. As happy as I am to see more plus models making it big, it annoys me that we are now beginning to lean over to the opposite standpoint. It is not ok to fat shame. Just as it is not ok to skinny shame. In fact, let's just cut out the shaming altogether, shall we?

Low Body Confidence IS Affecting Females' Work And Education, Finds 'Devastating' Report

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Low body confidence in women and girls can have a catastrophic effect on their work, academic performance and their ability to contribute to society, ...

Stop Making the Naturally Slim the Butt of Your Jokes

Leyah Shanks | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leyah Shanks

From a confidence perspective, as a fellow ''curvy girl'', whenever I see a woman with, shall we say, a round bottom, who isn't afraid to show it off, I feel a rush of empowerment. I feel the need to raise my fist in sheer womanly power with a defiant grin upon my face whilst roaring ''go on yersel!'' However, these emotions are starting to deplete.

What's The Age You Actually Feel Like A Man?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Guys, at what age do you feel most like a man? And what makes you feel that way? We're not talking about being able to get served in a bar. We're ...

It's Harder Being a Man, Right?

Philip T. Wylonis | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philip T. Wylonis

Men are supposed to take 10 seconds to get ready. Why? Because everything goes together: shirts, jumpers and skinny jeans or chinos - et voila: the professional Scandinavian late-twenties hipster reincarnated.