Category Archives: Body Image

A quest to free us from body image issues and their irrational waste of brain space. Not always successfully…

Don’t sweat it: the truth about “boob deodorant”

And the first odd beauty story of 2014 is… boob deodorant. Now, I’m no fan of ‘invented beauty issues’, and all of the media I’ve read around the subject focusses on this being another symptom of a culture that spends … Continue reading

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Banish “Fat Talk”, say hypocrites

Last year, ahead of the whole world’s apparent “LOSE WEIGHT IN 2014” New Year’s Resolution mayhem, Special K launched a campaign encouraging women to stop “fat talking” about themselves. It argued that the brutal way in which women talk about … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap

Can we just take a moment to think about how awesome Robyn Lawley is? Faced with brutal online criticism of her body, instead of staying silent she directly challenged the people judging and objectifying her body, and wrote an angry article … Continue reading

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Help Me Busts 4 Justice: I have Fibromyalgia and my bras hurt

Even the best fitting bras can irritate once in a while; but what do you do when a chronic health condition means they hurt all the time? Help Me Busts 4 Justice! I’m a 20 year old with a chronic … Continue reading

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Help Me Busts 4 Justice: am I making my stretch marks worse?

Busts 4 Justice puts on her agony aunt hat (and bra) to help K with the tricky issue of stretch marks on young boobs. Help me Busts 4 Justice! I have white stretch marks on my breasts that distress me. … Continue reading

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As if the bra fitting wasn’t bad enough… VICTORIA’S SECRET NOW STEALING BUMS

Not content with riddling generations of American women with horribly fitting bras, and waging an offensively bland campaign to convince us that sexy = smooth + orange; Victoria’s Secret continue their war against the human woman’s body with this latest … Continue reading

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H&M say no to real women…

Ever thought there was something not quite right about H&M models? Or just assumed that over-enthusiastic retouchers had edited out the certain je ne se human from its models along with the normal skin texture and traces of arm hair? … Continue reading

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