All in Beauty & Body

Makeup as an Act of Self Love

I stood, my tummy jutting out in my Speedo two-piece, and stared at my reflection in the mirror, zeroed in on one thing: a huge pimple right between my eyebrows. Big and red and painful. I squeezed the ever-loving shit out of that thing, but to no avail: I had only angered the beast.

During the holiday season, there is a huge increase in body shaming and diet culture due to the amount of eating that is emphasized. As a culture, we acknowledge that eating is a central part of many holiday festivities. The most important thing this holiday season is checking in with yourself and your habits, and making yourself a priority.