The other day someone commented on one of my old Facebook profile pictures and Facebook decided that (even though it’s 3 years old!) everyone in my circle would surely want to see it in their newsfeed again!? Thus started an onslaught of likes and generous comments about me being “beautiful”.
You guys, it made me SO uncomfortable.
Why? Because sometimes, I try NOT to be pretty. I try to wear less makeup or dress down a little. Try not to stand out… try to make myself smaller, even when I don’t want to feel smaller.
Sisters, that’s a problem.
Because there’s this stigma in our society that it’s not okay to put any focus on our outer beauty. It’s such a taboo & touchy subject. Women are all over the map. Some believe only in organic, natural beauty treatments, others in traditional practices, and still others in innovative medical treatments. …