Girls Body Image

When Size Shouldn't Matter

Hayley Carter | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Carter

When I think back now, I was a size 10 - 12, and was probably the thinnest girl in my social circle. Teenage girls were normal sizes - 10, 12, 14, 16 - and nobody thought anything of it. We certainly didn't diet. Most of us put weight on during our university years (bad food and drinking), but other than that we remained pretty much consistent.

Society Should Teach Girls Not to Worry About Their Appearance, Not Schoolboys

Rosie Baillie | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Rosie Baillie

You can tell people that their appearance isn't the most important thing but if what they're seeing elsewhere in society and in the news, magazines, TV and the internet completely contradicts that, who will they believe?

The Kim Kardashian Shoe Change Challenge

Ash Halliburton | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ash Halliburton

She is now gracing front covers, has a child whose name is inspired by the points on a compass and is a product created and exploited by her own mother. I remember being so terrified introducing my first boyfriend to my parents, I am unsure when the (alleged) brokering of a deal regarding your daughter's sex tape became the norm.

Israel Begins New Trend (Hopefully) by Banning Underweight Models

Sheila Hageman | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

Here's an idea for an advertising campaign - show women the average size of women worldwide and celebrate the myriad mix of bodies we have. And I promise you, sit back and watch the praise (and sales) come rolling in.

Cindy Crawford Retracts Her Support of Kaia's Young Modeling Career

Sheila Hageman | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home
Sheila Hageman

"At this point, she's too young to pursue a career," the 45-year-old supermodel told The Daily about her "mini me". "There aren't even a handful of jobs for a 10-year-old girl."

Cindy Crawford's Daughter Kaia Shows What's Wrong With High-Fashion Clothes for Tots

Sheila Hageman | Posted 20.03.2012 | Home
Sheila Hageman

If the photos showed Kaia in this outfit playing in a backyard or hanging out with friends, it would be more believable and real-life. But if fashion designers placed little girls in real-life situations we would only see how bizarrely wrong the outfits are for 10-year-olds. How does a girl climb a jungle gym or kick a ball when her skirt is halfway up past her underpants?