Browsing All posts tagged under »self esteem«

WTF, Marie Claire? Stop Size-ism in the Media!

November 2, 2010

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The internet is buzzing about Maura Kelly’s recent blog entry for Marie Claire entitled, “Should ‘Fatties’ Get a Room? (Even on TV?).” There is an uproar on Twitter (#unfollowmarieclaire) and Facebook, and the magazine has received approximately 28,000 email responses to the post. Kelly is “excited and moved by their responses,” which means she really doesn’t […]

Announcing the Everyday Bombshell™ Scholarship Program!

October 18, 2010

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Because I feel very strongly that everyone deserves to feel sexy and develop confidence, I have decided to launch the Bombshell Betty® Everyday Bombshell™ Scholarship Program to provide self-esteem enhancing classes, services and products at no charge to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and women overcoming eating disorders, physical disabilities, economic disadvantages and […]

America’s Next Top Model headlines Love Your Body Day

September 8, 2010

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(CBS) The battle of body image just got a little easier on the eyes. “America’s Next Top Model” season 10 winner Whitney Thompson has left her clothes at the door to headline this year’s “Love Your Body Day.” The event, created by Thompson’s poster mate, Chenese Lewis, hopes to help women accept themselves and feel […]

Dove Video Protects Girls’ Self Esteem

September 8, 2010

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A few years ago, Dove created a short video that demonstrates how cosmetics and photo retouching are used to create the unrealistic and unattainable images of female beauty that are used for billboard advertisements, and of course in magazines. (Haven’t seen the video? Watch it below!) Researchers have found that viewing this video helps protect […]