10 People Who Were Never Ashamed to Show Their Unique Body Features

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11 months ago

Low self-esteem affects 85% of people globally, according to research. Dove conducted a study where an artist painted two portraits of the same woman: one based on her self-description and the other based on a stranger’s description. The portraits revealed that women tend to assess themselves too harshly and focus on their flaws, which leads to their own description being less attractive than a stranger’s description. In this article, we explore the physical features that women often feel insecure about, even when they have no reason to be.

1. Wrinkles on your elbows

Some loose skin around your elbows is absolutely normal and allows your joints to move. During the aging process, the skin in this area can become saggier. Just moisturize it more to slow down the process if you like. Otherwise, having wrinkles around your elbows is a normal.

2. Scars and stretch marks

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Many people avoid wearing clothes that reveal their scars or stretch marks. This happens even if they know that scars are just as normal as moles or pimples. By the way, 100 million patients worldwide acquire scars after surgeries each year, so having a scar is not a big deal.

Joaquin’s scar is a bit different though, in the sense that he did not have an accident. He was simply born with it. This also has the name, microform cleft, and it is the mildest form of cleft lip.

3. Armpit folds

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There are countless videos and articles that pretend to know the secret recipe to getting rid of what they call “armpit fat.” It’s a common misconception that it can be easily removed through specific exercises or diets. However, the buildup of fat in the armpit area is due to various factors such as genetics, hormonal changes, and other conditions.

Society has placed a lot of pressure on people to have perfectly toned physiques. But let’s remember that everyone’s body is different, and there’s no such thing as a “perfect” body.

4. Hairy arms

Many women have pondered the question of whether or not to shave their arms. The truth is, the decision should be entirely up to you. Femininity or masculinity can’t be measured by the presence or absence of body hair. Additionally, excessive facial hair growth can be a sign of hirsutism, as we’ve previously mentioned.

5. Hair on the big toes

Some people experience hair growth in the most unexpected places, like their toes. Some women revealed that plucking and shaving their toe hair holds the first place among the beauty procedures they tend to hide from men.

Hair on the toes is a good sign. It means that you have normal circulation. Also, hair density can change with age. The older a person is, the denser their hair can become.

6. Sweat under the armpits

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It’s natural to sweat. As a rule, sweat is visible in the areas where body parts touch each other: in the armpits, between the legs, or under the breasts. Scientists even claim that sweating is good for your health because it prevents the body from overheating.

7. Fingernails without nail polish

There are many reasons why you might want to avoid getting a manicure in a salon. For example, you may want to save time or money or be afraid of getting an infection.

  • I think it looks tacky, especially the elaborate and bedazzled ones; it’s just not for me. I don’t want to spend money and time on something I am not interested in. And my hobbies aren’t very friendly for having manicured nails, like painting and gardening. © sparrow_304 / Reddit

8. Tooth gap

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Perfection is an abstract concept. There are no rules that say teeth shouldn’t have any gaps. It’s just your perception that matters. There are many celebs with gaps in their teeth that are considered beautiful, like Dakota Johnson and Vanessa Paradis.

9. Neck lines

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Recently, scientists discovered fleshy lines or “Venus rings” on the neck of an ancient statue of a young woman. These lines were likely a status symbol, indicating the model’s good health and nutrition. However, many women today try to avoid these lines at all costs because they believe they’re a sign of aging.

The truth is, “Venus rings” are entirely natural and can appear at any age. Even celebrities don’t try to hide them. In this article, we’ll explore why these lines occur and why there’s no need to feel insecure about them.

10. A protruding belly button

Did you know that 88% of people have a belly button that looks like an indentation? On the other hand, some have a protruding belly button that is visible through clothes, which is also entirely normal. Take, for example, a girl who regularly posts videos of herself belly dancing online. Her prominent belly button hasn’t stopped her followers from telling her she’s beautiful just the way she is.

So, when we say that not all people are the same, we mean that some of them are being born with unique genetic features or even eye colors that don’t match each other. Or maybe we can find someone who has a smiley face scar on their leg.

Preview photo credit Gilbert Flores / Broadimage / EAST NEWS, TOLGA AKMEN / AFP / East News

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