What is beauty? I know how society defines beauty: an arbitrary collection of attributes, inches and numbers often a result of genetics and youth, and often maintained through extreme dieting and narrowly targeted fitness plans. Ladies, let’s take back how we define beauty. This one’s for the girls!
How narrowly is beauty defined?
American Olympian Hope Solo was featured in an article in the Huffington Post recently. (Read the whole article here.) One of her responses struck a chord with me. “When I did Dancing With the Stars, everyone in Hollywood was saying I had too much muscle…You want us to win gold medals, but at the same time, you don’t want me to look like I have muscles.”