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Jul 5, 2019
11 Ways to Feel More Confident In Your Body This Summer
Towels? Check! Sunscreen? Check! Magazines? Check! Your bag is packed and you’re fully prepared for a day of lounging by the pool or strolling through the sand. But it never fails — as soon as...
Jan 28, 2019
8 Empowering Ways to Learn to Love Your Body
Most women don't feel good in their own skin. Although this is disheartening, it isn't shocking. Every day, women are told that they are not good enough and this translates into destructive,...
Jul 19, 2018
7 Ways to Encourage Positive Body Image in Girls Without Mentioning Weight or Size
It’s not easy raising a girl. This is especially true as they get older, and things like body image and self-esteem come into play. Unfortunately, this seems to be happening at incredibly young...
Jul 16, 2018
Look 10 Pounds Slimmer Instantly in the Best Summer Outfits for Each Body Type
Summer outfits that erase 10 pounds instantly? Yes please! We asked top stylists to dress 8 readers in the season’s most flattering looks. The results: simply stunning! Scroll down for the fashion...
May 27, 2018
Belly Dancing Taught Me to Love My Curves
Sue Knighton, 54, from Geraldton, Australia, shares her true life story. Music burst through the speakers as I wiggled my hips. "You're doing great, ladies!" my instructor said. I couldn't believe...
Apr 12, 2018
Fitness Blogger Proves How Easy It Is to Edit Social Media Images — Without Photoshop
Mom and fitness blogger Sia Copper is demystifying the manipulation of social media images, which she says happens a lot more than we realize. The diaryofafitmommy.com blogger took to her popular...
Feb 19, 2018
Lessons on Loving Your Body From Real-Woman Chrissy Teigen
Relatable is the first word that comes to mind when you think of supermodel Chrissy Teigen. Despite her genetic blessings and celebrity lifestyle, the Lip Sync Battle star manages to connect with...
Jan 30, 2018
Thin Is No Longer 'In', Study Suggests
In recent years, the hashtag #strongnotskinny has gained more and more attention on social media as a new generation celebrities and fitness bloggers have changed the way women see their bodies....
Jan 29, 2018
Pink Not Wearing a Skintight Dress to the Grammys Doesn't Mean She's Pregnant
It was a family affair for Pink at the 2018 Grammys as the "What About Us" singer stepped out on the red carpet with husband, Carey Hart, daughter, Willow, and her mom. Yet, it was the singer's...
Jan 23, 2018
Looking at Nature Photos Can Boost Your Self Esteem, Study Finds
If you've ever felt insecure about your body, you're not alone. Tons of women feel this way, especially with so many unrealistic pictures of what the "ideal woman" looks like floating around these...
Sep 28, 2017
Valerie Bertinelli Shares How She Maintains Body Confidence at 57
In an exclusive interview with First for Women, busy actress, Food Network star, and cookbook author Valerie Bertinelli shares strategies that keep her calm, confident, and radiant in her own skin...
Jul 12, 2017
Why the Dad Bod Is the Hottest Bod
It's no secret that six packs are nice—but only in the beer, bread roll, or potato chip variety. That is why, ladies and gentlemen, it's all about the "dad bod." If you have been buried away under...
Jun 19, 2017
13 Stunningly Gorgeous Women Over 50 with the Bodies of 20-Somethings
Whether you're heading somewhere tropical on a well-earned vacation or simply heading to the pool with the grandkids, the idea of slipping into a bikini after the age of 30 might not seem too...
Jun 9, 2017
This Couple May Seem Mismatched, But Their Beach Photo Is Inspiring Thousands
Love your body no matter what shape and size it is, right? We all know that's easier said than done. For Jasmine Owens, it's taken her years to accept her figure, but she says that she's finally...
Jun 1, 2017
12 Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos That Have Women Everywhere Applauding
In a day and age of unattainable standards of beauty, it's a breath of fresh air to take a look back at the Hollywood legend in all her glory.
May 30, 2017
Jenna Bush Hager Reveals Secret She Told Her Daughters
As if we didn't love Jenna Bush Hager enough already, the TODAY host goes and writes this incredibly inspiring open letter to her daughters. And we can't thank her enough for publicly sharing an...
May 25, 2017
Model Spots Less Fit Woman in Gym Shower and Secretly Posts Photos on Social Media
UPDATE: 5/25/2017 After pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge of invasion of privacy last November, Dani Mathers, the model who made headlines for posting a social media photo of an older...
May 19, 2017
When People Called Her Fat, Daphne Oz Had the Best Response
With Dr. Oz as a father, and as the co-host of a TV program, Daphne Oz can't escape the limelight. Unfortunately, that means she's subjected to criticism from Internet trolls who are so mean, they...
May 8, 2017
When Critics Slammed Chrissy Metz's Gorgeous Dress, She Had a Powerful Response
As if we needed another reason to love Chrissy Metz, the 'This Is Us' star is now making headlines for her powerful statement against body-shaming. The beautiful actress arrived at the 2017 MTV...
May 4, 2017
Banish Love Handles With These Genius Tips
Let's talk about love handles. Though "love" is part of their name, we're pretty sure most women out there don't love having them! We're right there with you, which is why we searched high and low...
May 2, 2017
The Fast Way to Get Rid of Cellulite! Find out How to Deal With It and What Causes 'Orange-Peel Skin'
Just one of many things women want to get rid of is cellulite. And we totally get it. Who wouldn’t want to get rid of the unwanted dimpled skin on our thighs, legs, stomach, and arms? Even though...
Apr 11, 2017
When People Called Her Fat, Kelly Clarkson Had the Best Response
Kelly Clarkson is a Grammy-award winning musician and proud mother of two, but her accomplishments haven't stopped critics from continually scrutinizing her size--something that's, frankly, far...
Mar 13, 2017
Doctor Calls PCOS Sufferer a "Big Fat Pig," But It's the Woman's Response That Went Viral
Whitney Thore, star of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life," knows a thing or two about body shaming. But after she got an unspeakably terrible letter in the mail criticizing her figure--from a doctor...
Feb 23, 2017
Mom Loses Only Two Pounds But the Difference Is Stunning
Losing weight might seem like it's all about numbers. How many calories does this piece of chocolate have? How many steps have I walked today? How many pounds have I lost this week? While the goal...
Feb 21, 2017
'This Is Us' Chrissy Metz Defends Toby and His Fat Suit
Hollywood is notoriously cruel when it comes to actors' and actresses' weight. That's why we loved NBC's This Is Us so much when it first aired--the series showed bodies of all sizes! But now, one...
Dec 30, 2016
This Woman Lost 85 Pounds in 8 Months Without Starving Herself or Going on a Crazy Complicated Diet
Arielle Calderon wrote about her weight-loss journey in Buzzfeed recently, and we were so inspired by her story. Click through to see how amazing she looks now!
Dec 9, 2016
Plus-Size Mom Receives Insulting Letter. After Making It Public, Photographer Makes Brazen Offer
Mom of two Kelley Markland was so excited to receive a handwritten letter, thinking that it might have been a note from one of her friends. But when the substitute teacher opened it, she said she...
Aug 25, 2016
She Lost 100 Pounds, But Still Had Sagging Skin. And Her Confession About It Has Women Everywhere Applauding
One of the side effects of losing weight is excess skin. And unless you go in for a tummy tuck (or surgery for your other parts), there's not much you can do to get rid of it. MUST SEE: The 12...
Aug 10, 2016
Here's What Sizes Old Hollywood Celebs Wore Then--and the Crazy Numbers They Translate to Today
It's no secret that Americans have packed on the pounds over the years--in fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the average American now weighs 15 pounds more than she...
Aug 5, 2016
New Mom Put On Bikini Without Much Thought. Then, Another Woman Got in Her Face About Her "Recovering" Belly
Mom Lexi Sinclair was excited to take her 4-month-old son to the pool for a relaxing summer day. She didn't expect to be shamed by a stranger for something as innocuous as her bathing suit. But...