Conchita Hernandez explains how she struggled to accept her blindness and gain independence.
Nell shares the story of how she overcame her insecurities of being bald and eyebrow-less.
Alexa Wilding dispels the beauty myth that mothers should have post-pregnancy plastic surgery to tighten everything back up.
“I had to lose myself completely to find myself again”, explains women’s work activist Melinda Alexander, adorned in . . .
“Society rewards me the most for dressing as cisgendered heterosexual white male,” explains androgynous, gender-fluid model Rain Dove, . . .
Actress Cara Reedy dispels the beauty myth that little people are unattractive and weak.
“They didn’t want to put my fat body in a store, they didn’t want to put my rolls . . .
In our newest Dispelling Beauty Myths series with Allure, we’re confronting the one-dimensional standards of beauty that prevent . . .
“I had never seen a black person as free as Basquiat,” says painter, designer, and filmmaker Gabrielle Ledet . . .
“Still I rise,” says 79-year-old Roxy Wright, glancing down and caressing each scar she’s accrued over a long . . .