Body Positivity

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    Beauty

    A quarter of women don’t feel comfortable in their own skin, but this campaign is changing that

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    Demi Lovato just defied her body shamers with the most powerful bikini photo

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    Exclusive: Lizzo gets real about anxiety, music therapy and self-care

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People

Lizzo’s VMAs performance is a masterclass in loving yourself

It was half dance routine, half TED Talk and all inspiration.

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People

Introducing Stylist’s very special guest editor: Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil has taken the helm for the fifth of Stylist's 10th anniversary guest edits – here’s what to expect.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19: Celeste Barber at Build Studio on June 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Mendez/Getty Images)
People

Meet Celeste Barber: the anti-it girl

She’s challenging our assumptions about the perfect body, one parody at a time

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Chloe Gray
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Life

The Stylist team does I Weigh

Jameela Jamil challenged us to create our own I Weigh (@i_weigh) posts on Instagram

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Jameela Jamil: “A letter to my inner bully”

Our guest editor pens a letter to her harshest critic

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People

Stephanie Yeboah: “Why dating as a plus size woman in 2019 is so traumatic”

“To date while fat means one of three things: being humiliated, being ignored or being fetishised”

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Stephanie Yeboah
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People

“The diet industry cost me time, money and happiness”

"I would pass out from lack of nutrition. My periods stopped for a year. I was so thin at one point that I got bed sores from my own mattress."

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Stylist Team
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Ella Foote on being judged for her body size.
Life

An open letter to every plus-size swimmer who’s afraid of being mocked at the pool

It’s time to put an end to body-shaming once and for all, says swimmer Ella Foote.

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People

Ashley Graham shut down a troll who judged her pregnancy journey in the classiest way

Rising above the negativity like a true queen.

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Why Ama Agbeze’s nude photos were a power move in facing her “flaws”

The netball champion chatted to Stylist about her relationship with her body.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

This is why Lucy Mountain really, really wants you to delete that retouching app

We spoke to the fitness influencer about taking the power away from unrealistic beauty standards.

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Megan Murray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lizzo’s best quotes on body positivity, self-care and empowerment

The trailblazing body positive singer is full of wisdom on the subjects that matter the most.

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Holly Willoughby’s fashion line photos are not an invitation to critique her body

And yet...

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Hollie Richardson
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People

How Sofie Hagen turned her traumatic experiences into comedy success

The comedian talks body positivity, sympathising with trolls and learning to love herself.

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Sarah Pyper
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Life

“The heatwave is upon us, and we need to talk about chafing”

Do your thighs ravish one another feverishly like new lovers in a romantic novel? Danielle Dash feels your pain…

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Danielle Dash
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People

Emily Atack talks loneliness, self-love and why she’s over trying to be perfect

“Eat the pizza, drink the rosé, finish that book, hug your mum.”

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Helen Bownass
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Life

It’s time to accept that women don’t ‘glow’ – we sweat

Rising temperatures mean chafing thighs and sweaty underboobs, and that’s okay.

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Alix Walker
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People

A woman’s body hair is perfectly normal, and Halsey’s Rolling Stone cover proves it

Body positivity at its best.

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Christobel Hastings
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Meena Alexander
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If you follow one person on Instagram today, make it Chessie King

Meet the internet’s new best friend

Life

The best advice on how to love your body and fight against beauty standards, by Reddit users

Well, we needed to hear that

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Megan Murray
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