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"Growing up naging insecure ako. Syempre kinakahiya ko yung muscle ko."
There’s no denying that our national athlete Hidilyn Diaz is an inspiration to all Filipinas everywhere. After winning silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she competed in the 53 kg women’s weightlifting category, Hidilyn has become a
The singer-actress fired back at netizens for their tasteless comments on her swimsuit photo.
March is International Women's Month and it's a time to celebrate and lift each other up. Yet strangely, there are still those who find simple joys in bringing down other women. One such celebrity who can't seem to escape body-shaming remarks is
"I had this whole idea that I would never be beautiful as long as I was fat."
Body positive model and Preview Clique member Mia Franz Gelicka isn’t here to listen to unsolicited comments about her curvy body and skin color. The 25-year-old and aspiring teacher turned to TikTok not only to entertain but to inspire and educate fellow
No retouching here. Just pure body love.
I don’t think I’m alone in thinking that scrolling through Instagram can sometimes feel a bit toxic and unpleasant. The social media platform is notorious for highlighting beautiful and aesthetic imagery that are oftentimes too good to be true. Spoiler alert: They
Her body positive post is a great everyday reminder.
We turn to social media for a lot of things: another piece of decor for that room makeover, a new must-try dessert, a possible outfit for a virtual reunion, or simply some inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Despite all the
"This is my body that everyone used to say is perfect," says Clara Tan of AsNTM Cycle 5.
Remember Clara Tan of Asia’s Next Top Model? Of course, you do! The then-21-year-old model was one of the top contestants from Cycle 5, the same season where a Filipina—none other than Maureen Wroblewitz—brought home the title for the very first time
You can customize the skin tone, add freckles, piercings, or even tattoos!
One quarantine trend we’re unabashedly embracing is everyone’s newfound love for aesthetic décor that shows off body positivity. Think body vases, molded soy candles, and booty mugs! Professional makeup artist Denisse Martin, 32, saw the market for it and came up with
These plus-size models share their best tips!
Finding the right pair of high-waisted jeans isn't exactly easy if you've got some killer curves to flaunt. Let's be real, off-the-rack options for full figured women are quite limited here in the Philippines. Although there are a couple of local brands
Real breasts aren't perfectly symmetric, after all.
Ylona Garcia has been hit by body-shamers since she uploaded a braless selfie on Facebook last June 29, 2020. Over the past weeks, her social media account has been littered with stinging comments about her boobs, calling them "lawlaw" (saggy) or "hindi
Looking for sapien style decor?
Over the course of the pandemic and quarantine, everyone I know—myself included—has become some sort of interior decorators overnight. From dried flowers, pretty vases, and even throw blankets, so many home decor trends have sprouted and each of them have become a
"It seems crazy to me to edit my photos to look perfect, because I’m not."
Kelsey Merritt is one of those models whose Instagram feed is filled with double-tap worthy travel photos, selfies, and of course, skin-baring OOTDs and workout pics. But looking good is part of every model's job, and it's pretty obvious Kelsey takes it
The actress is currently a trending topic on Twitter for unknowingly spreading body positivity.
From raising funds for mass testing to setting up sleeping tents for health workers, Angel Locsin has proven time and again, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, that she’s a real life Darna. This morning, the actress continues to inspire as new photos of
They're proof that all designs and trends are for everyone.
We’re fortunate to be living in a time when measuring up to model sizes is passé, and these two friends set out to remind us that. Maria Castellanos and Denise Mercedes are two fashionable besties who are shaking up the TikTok scene with
Her sisters also came to her defense.
A netizen called Andi Eigenmann's photo "fake," saying the picture that shows her trim post-baby bod had been edited.The 29-year-old posted a photo on Instagram last May 2 showing her posing from a side angle, wearing leggings and a black bandeau. Her
The reactions to her Instagram photo speak volumes on how we continue to police women’s bodies.
When it comes to making the rounds on Instagram, hubadera pics are a dime a dozen: You can easily visit any actress’ or model’s page and view the assortment of bikini photos from travel-worthy vacation spots, outtakes of photo shoots that show
Is it really too late?
It's been a long time coming, but Victoria's Secret has finally added a plus-size muse to their roster. The lingerie brand's LoveYourself campaign with Bluebella features Ali Tate Cutler, a curvy model who has previously modeled for Reformation and Express.Ali's inclusion in the campaign is making
Tayo Studio believes that there's a flattering piece for every body type, shape, and size.
Local fashion designer Yong Davalos is championing the idea of dressing women according to what flatters them and not forcing them into categories via scanty size options. Finally launching Tayo Studio, a new brand she's been working on for months, Yong is determined
I tried an onsen in Japan and this is what it taught me about body positivity and self-love.
“You should try the onsen here. It’s very relaxing,” our Japanese tour guide helpfully suggested as we made our way back to our hotel in northern Hokkaido of Japan, just seeking respite from the biting February winter. An onsen, our guide explained,
Take note, ladies!
Bea Alonzo is not your usual celebrity who regularly posts bikini photos, and when she does, it's always taken either up close or from afar. In some shots, she's still somehow covered up by wearing a shirt over her bikini, a rash
Because everyone has the right to defend themselves, no matter their follower count.
People receive unwarranted comments about their bodies all the time, be it from family members, friends, or even distant relatives. Celebrities are no different. In fact, being in the public eye means they're inevitably exposed to negative remarks from strangers as well.