6 Inspirational Body-Positive Women to Follow on Instagram
“When women support each other, incredible things happen. “
Sisters are doin it for themselves! You heard us - in the celebrations (ahh yep, we’re still celebrating) post Women’s International Day, we’re embracing the power of body positivity. Step one: surround yourself with a squad of positive women that love and accept you regardless of your shape, size, culture, orientation or ethnicities. Step two: update your feed and follow these incredible, inspiring body-positive babes on Instagram. Step three: love yourself, you beauty thing, you! Here, 6 inspirational body-positive women to follow on Instagram!
Jenna Kutcher: @jennakutcher
Jenna Kutcher proves that being who you are, is more than enough. After transitioning her corporate life to her home office, she started her own business and followed her passion for photography. 5 years later she’s not only a successful entrepreneur, but she’s realised that the more she embraces her fun-loving personality, her personal demons and her real self - the more her business would bloom. The result? Over 100K followers and counting!
Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasley: @any.body_co
Best friends stick together, right? When Georgia Gibbs (a size-6 model) was accused of photoshopping a photo she posted with her BFF Kate Wasley (a size-16 model), they took action. Launching a joint account, @any.body_co, they want to prove that women of all shapes and sizes can live their best lives without competition. They embrace loving the skin you’re in and promote body-positivity to women all around the world.
Cinta Tort Cartró: @zinteta
Art has the ability to change your perception on many things. So does Cinta Tort Cartró, a 21-year-old artist that’s making waves with her truly empowering artwork on Instagram. Her account @zinteta highlights the natural variation of the human body using a rainbow palette to fill in body “flaws” like stretch marks and period stains. She wants people to embrace the very “flaws” that make every woman’s body unique and special!
Alessandra Garcia Lorido: @alessandragl
Alessandra Garcia Lorido got it from her mama, and she’s damn proud of it. Daughter of actor Andy Garcia, you’ll usually fine Alessandra fierce eyebrows (no really, they’re amazing!) and infectious smile strutting down the international runways. Popping up in Lane Bryant’s “This Body” campaign, she is also apart of the group of models fighting against the prevalence of eating disorders in the industry along with the Model Alliance and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA).
“Here's to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”
Megan Jayne Crabbe: @bodyposipanda
Megan Jayne Crabbe calls herself an “anorexia conqueror”, having previously struggled with anorexia. From her experiences, she now posts about how learning to love and accept your body has changer her life. Her colourful posts are a reminder that embracing your natural size is the most empowering thing we can do as women. And despite her mega-positive attitude and her unicorn hair that instantly brightens your day, she also experiments with going makeup free and talks about the reality of social media vs real life.
Milly Smith: @selfloveclubb
If you’ve seen the hashtag #SelfLoveClub floating around Instagram - you should know it was created my UK mum and mental health advocate Milly Smith. Her carefully thought-out posts shine a light on how mental health, chronic illness and body-positivity are all connected. Follow her to see how appearances are deceiving, but who you are on the inside is what truly matters.
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