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Danish Fashion Industry Pledges To Promote Healthier Body Image

Last week, we reported that France is considering passing a bill banning super-thin models from the fashion industry. Now, Denmark has stepped into...

Emi Boscamp
March 27 2015

Mother Of 3 Redefines Beauty With Inspirational Bikini Photo

The most popular bikini model of the moment isn't actually a model at all. Her name is Rachel Hollis, and she's a 32-year-old mother of three.

Emi Boscamp
March 26 2015

Australian Lingerie Model Wants To Take "Plus-Size" Out Of Our Vocab

21-year-old Stefania Ferrario is currently the face of Dita Von Teese's lingerie label. She's also technically considered a "plus-sized" model. But,...

Emi Boscamp
March 24 2015

Why Men Prefer Certain Body Types

Women are bombarded on a daily basis by mixed messages on how we're supposed to look, particularly from the media. One day, we're supposed to be...

Emi Boscamp
March 20 2015

France Considers Passing A Bill Banning Super-Skinny Models

France is apparently very likely to pass a bill that would ban very thin models from being featured in advertising campaigns and fashion shows. It...

Emi Boscamp
March 18 2015

Facebook Finally Removes "Feeling Fat" As A Status Option

Facebook no longer considers "fat" a feeling.

Emi Boscamp
March 11 2015

"Realistic Barbie" Promotes Positive Body Image In Funny New Video

Last year, graphic artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm introduced us to a new doll named Lammily — modeled to represent a more realistic version of a...

Emi Boscamp
March 9 2015

This Is What Happens When Only One Identical Twin Exercises

Identical twins: same body, same brain, same everything ... right?

Emi Boscamp
March 4 2015

Parents Tattoo Their Legs To Match Child's Birthmark So She Doesn't Feel Alone

Obvious birthmarks can make school life hard for children, as classmates tend to bully people if there is something obviously "different" about them.

Emi Boscamp
February 27 2015

Models With Disabilities Work The Catwalk At New York Fashion Week

This year's New York Fashion Week has been unlike any other — not because the designs were any more innovative than usual, but because certain...

Emi Boscamp
February 17 2015

Is The First Sports Illustrated Plus-Sized Model Actually Plus-Sized?

Yesterday, we reported that Ashley Graham would be the first-ever plus-sized model to appear in the pages of the much-hyped swimsuit edition of Sports...

Emi Boscamp
February 6 2015

Sports Illustrated Will Feature First Plus-Sized Swimsuit Model

Ashley Graham, age 27, has just made history. She will be the first size 14-16 model to appear in the annual swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated.

Emi Boscamp
February 5 2015

The Anti-Aging Practice You'll Enjoy Doing Every Day

Life expectancy may be rising every year, but that doesn't mean the age at which our minds begin to decline is following in its footsteps. In our...

Emi Boscamp
February 5 2015

We Love Kate Winslet's Inspiring Views On Body Image & Motherhood

We may know Kate Winslet best for her breakthrough role as a passenger aboard an ill-fated ship, but her recent interview with UK's Harper's Bazaar...

Emi Boscamp
February 4 2015

Watch How Much The "Ideal" Female Body Has Evolved Over Time

We're constantly dealt conflicting messages about how our bodies are "supposed" to look. We're told we should accept ourselves as we are, that we're...

Emi Boscamp
January 28 2015

Great News! A Major Agency Signed Size 22 Model Tess Holliday

Tess Holliday, who has been told on numerous occasions that her size-22 frame was not up to model standards, has set a whole new precedent for...

Emi Boscamp
January 27 2015

Mexico City Offers Free Subway Rides In Exchange For Exercise

Ever gotten to a subway turnstile only to realize you forgot your wallet? Well, in Mexico City, there's a way to get on that train, even if you don't...

Emi Boscamp
January 27 2015

Skip Yourself Slim With 5 Jump Rope Exercises

If you're looking for a wicked calorie burn, I've got a great workout for you! But first, you'll have to take a little trip — or better yet, a little...

Phoenyx Austin, M.D.
January 26 2015