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...]

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 Cosmopolitan.com 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

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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 louisegreen.ca 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

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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

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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

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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?”

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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...]