Love Body

It is fairy typical for females to begin becoming body-conscious and unsatisfied with themselves between the ages of 9 and 11. This typically happens because...

As summer winds down and another school year begins, I find myself bracing for the onslaught of personal and professional tasks, errands, and obligations...

“You’d be pretty if only you had pale skin.” “Aach. You’re so dark.” ”We’ll probably lose you in the dark.” I heard those comments frequently enough from a lot of people that I started to get used to them before I even reached my teenage years. My parents and siblings called me negra or Kirara, based on a character with dark skin and curly hair from a Philippine TV show that was apparently aired before I was even born. Growing up, I felt like everyone and everything treated my color as something to be frowned upon instead of something natural for me to embrace. I watched advertisements...

When I entered my nutritionist’s office in mid-January 2013, I had no idea I was about to face one of the biggest challenges of...

When I got my article assignment for this month, I had no idea what a nitrate was or how to avoid one. Put that...

It’s summertime! What does that mean? Beautiful golden tans... right? Don't magazines tell us that if you wear tanning oils with the lowest SPF,...

Nude bras and hosiery are staples in every woman’s wardrobe. However, when we think of nude undergarments, only one color comes to mind: a...

The female body goes through many physical changes during a woman's lifetime. Women at any age may come across the hormonal changes that affect not only...

As the US has grown to be one of the most powerful countries, our society’s standards of “beauty” have been thrust into other parts...

For centuries women have been finding new things to change about their bodies, new ways to "improve" themselves, new standards they feel they need...