The BARE Campaign Encourages You To Be Vulnerable By Getting Naked

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The BARE Campaign Encourages You To Be Vulnerable By Getting Naked The topic of body image and nudity as a form of self expression is a taboo subject that has been known to make people uncomfortable. Sure, we're in the midst of a shift as it relates to the way the world views plus size bodies, but realistically, we still have a long way to go before the conversation shifts … [Read more...]

Fitness Expert Louise Green Is Producing A Plus Size, Fearless Fitness DVD

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Fitness Expert Louise Green Is Producing A Plus Size, Fearless Fitness DVD Fitness expert Louise Green has made it her life’s mission to empower all women to live healthy, active lives. The certified personal trainer has lent her expertise to DailyVenusDiva.com a number of times by sharing physical fitness tips and lessons learned as a plus size athlete. As the owner of the … [Read more...]

Supermodel Coco Rocha Isn’t A Fan Of ‘Real Women’ Or ‘Plus Size’ Titles

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Supermodel Coco Rocha Isn't A Fan Of 'Real Women' Or 'Plus Size' Titles When discussing Calvin Klein's use of a size 10 model to showcase diversity within his new collection, everyone from fans to models had something to say about it.  Supermodel Coco Rocha was one of the many models to voice her opinions regarding the public outrage.  The Face judge brought up several good … [Read more...]

Vogue Taps Plus Size Models For Lingerie Editorial And The Result Is Gorgeous

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Vogue Taps Plus Size Models For Lingerie Editorial And The Result Is Gorgeous While the rest of the world was busy discussing Calvin Klein and their use of a size 10 model to represent size diversity, the good people over at Vogue were working on a diversified project of their own. In the feature, “Give me a D! Give me an F!” Because Gorgeous Bras Come in All Shapes and … [Read more...]

Photographer Kenneth Willardt Features Model Robyn Lawley And Black Cats In ‘The Beauty Book’

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Photographer Kenneth Willardt Features Model Robyn Lawley And Black Cats In 'The Beauty Book' When I think of beauty, nudity accompanied by black cats, furry bunnies or spiders aren't the first images that come to mind, but in photographer Kenneth Willardt’s world, beauty is defined as all of those things and more. In his new coffee table book, The Beauty Book, the Danish … [Read more...]

Victoria’s Secret Ad Deemed UnPerfect And Sparks Multiple Responses

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Victoria's Secret Ad Deemed UnPerfect And Sparks Multiple Responses I don’t know what Victoria’s Secret was thinking, but the moment they decided to feature a group of straight sized models with similar body types in a campaign promoting the “Perfect Body," they were in trouble. Featuring models viewed as an abnormally in an ad that’s obviously directed toward their customer … [Read more...]

Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence!

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Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence! We all love fashion that's hot and unique.  We also get excited when we see curvy/plus size representations of ourselves, be it in a model or an illustration. So when I saw the loveable and confident plus illustration from Focsi, I just had to share with you guys. One of the things I adore about Focsi besides the concept behind … [Read more...]

The Film ‘Muffin Top’ Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media

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The Film 'Muffin Top' Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media Muffin Tops. We all have them. They’re defined as overhanging fat that spills over the waistline of pants or skirts, similar to that of a muffin. They don’t discriminate. Regardless of your size, shape or BMI, you may have a muffin top and that’s okay. The following movie explores this topic in a very … [Read more...]

4 Holiday Perfume Sets That You Should Treat Yourself To

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4 Holiday Perfume Sets That You Should Treat Yourself To One of my favorite things to receive during the holiday season is perfume. Not only is it affordable, but you can never have enough variety when it comes to scents. The holiday season may be months away, but why not treat yourself to one of the Holiday gift sets a little early. Michael Kors Fabulous Holiday Set … [Read more...]

3 Reasons To Wear Ashley Graham’s New Plus Size Lingerie Line This Fall

3 Reasons To Wear Ashley Graham's New Plus Size Lingerie Line

3 Reasons To Wear Ashley Graham's New Plus Size Lingerie Line Wearing lingerie is a great way to pamper and treat yourself so when it was announced that plus size model Ashley Graham was launching a 19 piece lingerie collection with international plus size retailer Navabi, I for one was excited. For years, lingerie has been associated with femininity and sensuality.  Wearing … [Read more...]

Being Fat, Happy and Fabulous Comes Naturally For These Plus Size Bloggers

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Being Fat, Happy and Fabulous Comes Naturally For These Plus Size Bloggers We’re always looking for fresh new bloggers to introduce to you. We believe they bring you new insight and inspiration and we love how bloggers express themselves. These 3 ladies fall into this category. Recently, three plus size bloggers were featured in the New Zealand Sunday Magazine. All three … [Read more...]

Refresh Your Hair & Skin This Fall With These Beauty Finds

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It's October and that means the temperatures are dropping, it's time to bundle up and protect our skin and hair from the harsh cold.  The following products are great for refreshing your skin and hair during the fall and winter months. 1. Burt’s Bees Refreshing Lip Balm with Pink Grapefruit ($3.30, burtsbees.com): This juicy lip balm is made with nutritious, tropical Pink … [Read more...]

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book Lena Dunham is preparing to release a book entitled Not That Kind Of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned. Leading up to the release of her new book, Lena has posted several YouTube videos called “Ask Lena," where she addresses several issues and answers questions that many … [Read more...]

All Eyes Are On Plus Size Model Nana Serwaa Adu-Boateng

All Eyes Are On Plus Size Model Nana Serwaa Adu-Boateng

All Eyes Are On Plus Size Model Nana Serwaa Adu-Boateng Face 2 Face Africa considers plus size model Nana Serwaa Adu-Boateng from Ghana as one to watch, and I couldn’t agree more. This beauty started modeling in 2012 has been in several print campaigns and fashion shows. One of her more notable campaigns was for Coca Cola during the 2014 World Cup! “It’s quite difficult being … [Read more...]

The Best Oils For Your Skin & Hair This Fall

The Best Oils For Your Skin & Hair This Fall

The Best Oils For Your Skin & Hair This Fall Everyone knows that as the weather gets cooler, our hair and skin gets drier and requires more attention to keep it nourished from the inside out. The following is a list of some all natural products that will have your hair and skin looking and feeling amazing THIS Fall, so come on give em a try! We've all heard of the … [Read more...]

In Her Words: Did VOGUE Magazine Really Discover Big Butts?

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'In Her Words' is a new column from DailyVenusDiva.com that allows our readers to  share their opinions on the news that is currently making headlines.  If you would like to submit an 'In Her Words' blog post, click HERE. Today's commentary comes from Emerald Shaw of the blog HowToBeDope.com.  You can follow Emerald on Tumblr and on Instagram.  Why is it that culture is only … [Read more...]

Beauty Trends: Fall’s Lust Worthy Nail Lacquer Hues

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Fall's Lust Worthy Nail Lacquer Hues Check out what all the hype is about! Isn't it time your nails looked THIS good? Nothing says polish like a beautiful manicure in decadent and sensuous colors.  This season the verdict is in and what we want are decadent colors rich in boldness, shine and sensuality.  The following a few colors in fall's lust worthy hues. INTENSE … [Read more...]

Retailer Modcloth Shares Findings From Their “Truth in Fashion” Report

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Our love for the fashion retailer Modcloth isn’t a secret. Not only do they offer unique styles from independent designers, they carry clothing available in various sizes. Recently Modcloth released its “Truth in Fashion” report, with their co-founder Susan Gregg Koger penning an open letter in response these findings. Read the #fashiontruth letter here. Back to the results. … [Read more...]