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Modelling sex in the fashion industry to being truly sexy
This personal story of an experienced model in the haute couture fashion industry tells how the sexualisation of women of all ages by the media affected her own body image. Coaxed to portray a sexualized image from an early age she finally discovers her true sexiness.
Plastic surgery, designer vaginas & true beauty
Labiaplasty is on the rise with the most dramatic increase in procedures amongst young women. The insatiable quest to be beautiful is reaching new extremes. Where is the true Beauty?
I love my body but do I have self-worth as a woman?
I Love my Body! Do you, and on what basis? Sharon Gavioli takes us deeper into an issue that affects all women.
Is true beauty really in the eye of the beholder?
Everywhere we look we see versions of what women ‘should’ look like to be beautiful – but is this beauty ideal really what it means to be beautiful?
The not so beauty industry
When we say we are inspired by or love a certain picture of a model what is it that we love or are really aspiring towards? How can we deal with the beauty industry’s not so beautiful, but ugly force?
Fashion styling – embracing and appreciating ourselves
Fashion Styling – Embracing and Appreciating ourselves. How do we do this on a budget and yet still find the expression we know we uniquely have?
Self-nurturing women’s true inner beauty through self-connection
Definitions of beauty are commonly associated with appearances. But what if the true marker of women’s beauty and self-worth could be re-defined through the building of a deep inner-connection with ourselves?
‘Sexy Supermodels’ – the grace of a woman’s essence
Sexy Supermodels! – 5 simple questions that turn the page on the beauty industry and start a new chapter on the subject of a woman’s worth and her true beauty.
‘Sexy Supermodels’ – reflections of a woman’s true inner beauty?
Sexy Supermodels! Strike a pose, how much do you allow of your true beauty to be seen?
Dressing to appreciate me – not to fit in to an ideal weight or to hide my body shape
Do you wear clothes to fit in with some ideal body shape or fashion? Read here how Stephanie changed from hiding her body to dressing truly to appreciate herself and life.
The 6 best ways to lose weight authentically (hint: it doesn’t involve fad diets or gym memberships)
I recently lost nearly 15 kilos. Although really I didn’t lose anything at all – I gained my shape back. It wasn’t with a celebrity diet or with a punishing gym schedule.
The Goldilocks ratio of exercise
When you think about exercise are you filled with dread and overwhelm with memories of physical education and sport at school – or are you a complete exercise nut who is always genuinely in their active wear? When it comes to exercise both of these scenarios could be doing you harm.
Claiming back body image in musical theatre
Can you reclaim love for your body working in musical theatre – an industry that is all about perfect body image?