This has officially become my new favourite word, ever since Tyra Banks coined it. Though a little overused, I can’t think of a more empowering, and confidence-building word than this Have a look at this list of common questions our ladies ask.
Whatever you are, whoever you are, whatever you look like, believe, read, listen to, watch, etc.: it’s you, and it’s wonderful. Cheesy, yes. Accurate? Also, yes.
You don’t have to fit into a stereotype, you don’t have to be anything at all if you don’t want to – that’s the beauty of it.
Whatever your quirks, or flaws as you might see them: LOVE THEM. Love yourself. When we edit photographs at the studio, we make a point of keeping any retouching minimal, and the reason is that we want women to see themselves.
We want them to see, whether for the first time or not that who they are, how they look right now, is absolutely beautiful. Beyoncé doesn’t look anything like Marilyn Monroe, but they’re both equally beautiful, as are you. The other thing that these women share, along with the countless others, is that they’ve taken risks.
It seems almost backwards to suggest this as a confidence-building tip, but the truth is, when we take risks, we feel more confident and this article goes into the subject a bit more. We have never once had a woman leave our studio without a buzz. I can’t believe I just did that! Nothing Wonderful will ever happen in your comfort zone, and that includes feeling better about yourself.
When women come to the studio, they’re taking a step towards seeing themselves differently, and funnily enough, that change is something that’s on the inside…