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


'In Her Words' is a new column from 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  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

Essie in Style Cartel | Butter London in Navy | MAC polish in Midnight Ocean

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

Modcloth recently pledged to stop using photo shopped images.

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...]

Plus Model Denise Bidot Shows Us How To Rock An Ombre Lip

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Give This Makeup Trend A Try! We love seeing plus size models make strides in mainstream media, it just opens more doors and solidifies a fact that we all know – beauty doesn’t have a size. Gracing a makeup tutorial by and Revlon is Denise Bidot. Denise is one of the most popular models right now has told us fashionistas to "accept no rules." This two tone … [Read more...]

In Her Words: Body & Fitness Advocate Louise Green Chronicles Her First Half Marathon


Louise Green is a globally recognized “fit and fat” voice at the forefront of the Body Advocacy movement.  She recently wrote the blog post "Pioneering Fit and Fat, which chronicles her anticipation of running first half marathon. You can follow Louise online at It’s race day and after flying from Vancouver to San Francisco to run my first half marathon, I … [Read more...]

Three Plus Size Beauty Queens Are Crowned At The First Plus USA Competition

Three Plus Size Beauties Are Crowned Queen At The First Plus USA Competition

Plus USA Competition crowns its new Queens  Earlier this month beauty queens from various parts of the country gathered at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, WA for the First Plus USA Competition. After being judged in the categories of active wear, evening gown, interview and personal character, two women were crowned. The star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Oregon Plus … [Read more...]

Modcloth Is The First Fashion Retailer To Sign The Anti-Photoshop Pledge


Modcloth For The "Real" People! Modcloth seems to get “IT” right. Instead of specializing in single or double digit sizes, they carry sizes 0-30 and they do a pretty good job at making sure all of their customers feels loved and appreciated.  No one suffers because of their broad inventory; in fact, it’s quite the opposite. Women of all sizes are fans of … [Read more...]

Aida Cosmetics Renews Chenese Lewis as the Face of Confidence and Glamour Campaign


Aida Cosmetics, known for their amazing colors and enhancing make-up, re-launches their Confidence and Glamour campaign featuring the first Miss Plus America, Chenese Lewis with new ads debuting Spring 2014. Aida Cosmetics introduced the Confidence and Glamour campaign featuring Chenese with the purpose of celebrating plus size beauty. The campaign premiered last year in Los … [Read more...]

Jill Scott Is Beautiful In Black At The ‘Get On Up’ Premiere


Ms. Scott Get An A+ For This Red Carpet Look! Jill Scott looked stunning as ever when she arrived at Harlem’s Apollo Theater for the NYC premiere of her new film Get On Up. In the James Brown biopic, Jill Scott plays DeeDee, James Brown's second and abused wife. The actress/singer celebrated the release of the highly anticipated film in a vintage inspired form fitting dress … [Read more...]

JCPenney Celebrates Diversity With Mannequins That Mirror The Bodies Of ‘Real People’

JCPenney Celebrates Diversity With Mannequins That Mirror The Bodies Of 'Real People'

In the past, women (plus and straight size) have been vocal in their desire to see mannequins that reflect the body types of average sized individuals. Regardless of your size, we can all agree that using a size 0 mannequins to represent the masses is doing just the opposite. Also Read:  Retailer Debenhams Unveil Size 16 Mannequins For Plus Size Shoppers Earlier this week, … [Read more...]

Retailer Addition Elle Addresses Controversial Question: “What is Plus Size?”


By: Jennifer Patterson Curvy. Above average. Fiercely real. Full-figured. Big and Beautiful. Voluptuous On their blog, leading plus size Canadian retailer Addition Elle finally addresses the controversy surrounding the term “plus size.” There’s been much debate surrounding what this broad term means and who is included in the description. Who belongs in this group of … [Read more...]

Prince Fielder Shows Off His Physique For ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’


Prince Fielder.... More Proof That Athleticism Comes in all Shapes and Sizes ESPN’s 2014 Body Issue is filled with suntan lines, buff bums and well trained athletes, but one image that’s garnering attention belongs to baseball superstar Prince Fielder. After images of his muscular physique began to surface, women weren’t shy in sharing their appreciation for the cover. … [Read more...]

Jessica Simpson Gets Married, Recreate Her Timeless Wedding Look


According to her publicist, singer and fashion mogul Jessica Simpson married ex-football player Eric Johnson on Saturday at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. The newlywed couple, who began dating in 2010, are the parents of 2-year-old daughter Maxwell and 1-year-old son Ace. People Magazine was lucky enough to obtain exclusive photos and an interview with the pop star … [Read more...]



AIDA Cosmetics, LLC (Aida Makeup Cosmetics) was started in Los Angeles by makeup artist Aida Danielle in 2008. The owners are Aida Danielle and Amberly Olguin. Aida and Amberly both strongly believe that every woman should feel beautiful, glamorous and have access to quality cosmetics products no matter the skin type. AIDA Cosmetics has all of your makeup needs including: … [Read more...]

This Gospel Singer Lost Major Weight, While Keeping Her Voluptuous Figure


Tamela Mann Is The Latest Celebrity To Get Healthy Gospel recording artist and actress Tamela Mann is one of our celebrity favorites. She always looks amazing and continues to do so fabulously 200 lbs lighter. Yes, you read that correctly.  According to several sources, the 'Take Me To The King" singer has lost 240 lbs citing her husband as the key to her success.  Tamela … [Read more...]

Thanks To These Plus Size Women, Summer Will Never Be The Same


This Calendar Features Plus Size Women, Swimwear and Sexy Curves On The Beach recently released their Sexy At Every Curve Calendar and it’s definitely a looker. This online calendar keeps you in the loop of all of the important dates during the warmer months (May - September). You’re even reminded of the birthday’s of Audrey Hepburn and Naomi Campbell, … [Read more...]

See How This Woman Is Celebrating Her New “Ugly” Body


Love Yourself & Your Body Before, During & After Weight Loss Last month we shared a story of the untold issues that may arise when you lose a large amount of weight. The story brought up that due to excess skin, shopping for clothes and even being comfortable in this new body/skin can be a bit of a task. This month we're sharing another perspective on the … [Read more...]