15 Strong Women Break Stereotypes About How the Body “Should” Look

There are women out there who are challenging societal norms and breaking free from the constraints of what the media tells us we “should” look like. These 15 women are not just strong physically, but also mentally and emotionally as they pave the way for body positivity and self-love. Their stories are inspiring, empowering, and proof that there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to the human body.

1. “To trim or not to trim…. That is the question…”

2. “Call me Ariel and hand me a Dinglehopper because I’m a mermaid.”

3. “I’ve struggled with body image my whole life, but I’m realizing I kind of look like those statues of Ancient Greek women.”

4. “I was always worried about my big stomach in jumpsuits, but I finally figured out that I look good.”

5. All bodies are beautiful, including everything that makes you feel comfortable.

6. At the end of the day what’s important is that you feel great in your body.

7. “Only 4 more days till we meet the trio! So itchy!”

8. “I’m beautiful and I love my body!”

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9. “This is a reminder to you all that you can have cellulite and spider veins and still be hot!”

10. “I ordered this corset top for my wedding this summer. I’ll definitely be rocking the hairy pits for the ceremony/reception.”

11. “Finally getting happy with my body.”

12. “Love my dress, learning to also love my body.”

13. Lizzo explains: “I love normalizing my black elbows. I think it’s beautiful.”

14. Tyra Banks is happy with her body: “My body is fuller. And so is my mind.”

15. “You are more than your body, and you get to decide what beauty is,” model Iskra Lawrence believes.

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