I’m Me in the Most Imperfect Way

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“I feel like I’m in love with myself. In no way shape or form am I perfect. But I’m me in the most imperfect way.”

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“I’ve looked at it 1,000 times. It shows me as a woman, and not as a girl. I can see maturity and it reminds me of all of the things that’s happened in my life, good and bad.”

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“I look like a different person than I used to be. And I am. But at first it sort of freaked me out, I was like wow! But the more I looked at it, the happier it made me. I realized I was exactly where I wanted to be.”

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“It may just look like a picture but it means more than that to me.”

The words are the model’s own.

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Like the butterfly,
I have the strength and the hope
to believe,

In time
I will emerge from my cocoon,

Transformed.
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From the Time They are Little

From the time they are little – girls and then women are told what they need to put ON to be beautiful. What kind of clothes to wear (Oh don’t you look good in that), what kind of makeup (That color lipstick suits you). It’s really not about ‘fashion’ or ‘society’ per se. It’s not about conforming to a beauty standard, whether it be realistic or not. It’s that we have grown to┬áthink something needs to be added at all. Something is required to enhance.

IMG_7582wI’m here to (literally) strip all of that away. Women are beautiful on their own.