Style + Beauty

These 17 Plus-Size Mermaids Are Magical Summer Inspiration

Despite the fact that our bodies actually make us better conditioned for the water than many, fatphobes try to tell us that we’re not supposed to be Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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By applying your hair masque, or rubbing cocoa butter on your shins, you’re at least subconsciously admitting that there is going to be another day.

How The World Of Beauty Helps Me Cope With My Depression

Aside from knitting and prescribed medications, beauty products are the thing that helps me out the most during a bout of depression. Sound crazy? Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   07.17.17   |   SHARE
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The seasons do not pause for our aesthetics. It’s time to switch to summer goth mode. (Image Credit: Instagram/fattyboomtatty)

14 Plus-Size Summer Goths Show Us How It's Done

Need a bit of inspiration for Summer Goth looks? Check out these 14 Plus-Size Summer Goths who are here to show you how it’s done. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Image by Nitish Meena (Seattle) via Unsplash

Protest Is Patriotic! An Independence Day Celebration Of Good-Ol' American Resistance

Regardless of what the word around us may want you to believe, protest and resistance are two of the most patriotic things that a person can do. To Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
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I’m not a trend setter or a trend follower; I have my own fashion sense that’s completely independent of what’s splashing across Instagram — although I am very in favor of the pastel hair dye trend.

Why I’ll Never Give Up My 90s Bangs

Some people would say my bangs make me look younger and I should grow them out, but I disagree. My bangs don’t magically change my appearance, but my Read...
Alaina Leary    |   06.29.17   |   SHARE
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My tendonitis has healed, but I can't risk it recurring just because I want people to like the way I look as I whiz — or amble — by.

Running, In Style: The Endless Quest For A Not-Ugly Running Shoe

I wish that function and style didn’t have to be mutually exclusive for sport. Can’t I have a running shoe that's pretty? Or at least unobtrusive? Read...
Amy Klein    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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15 Plus-Size Crop Top Fashionistas Answer One Burning Question

These plus-size crop top babes refuse to be held back by fatphobic remarks. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
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The author can neither confirm nor deny the validity of this tee.

If I Go To Hell, I Know My Message Tees Are Waiting For Me There

Air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution. The list goes on. And of all the environmentally unsound ways to poison the atmosphere, I’m probably Read...
Megan McLachlan    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
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