11 Celebrity Women Who Proudly Ignore Any Beauty Standards

People
9 months ago

The pressure on celebrities to conform to unattainable beauty standards is a serious issue. That’s why it’s so uplifting to see women who defy these norms and establish their own standards. They exude a greater sense of comfort and confidence, freely expressing their thoughts without the need for censorship.

Saoirse Ronan

We all have some bad days for our skin. So Saoirse heeded director Greta Gerwig’s advice and chose not to conceal her acne in the film “Lady Bird.” She shared: “I wasn’t insecure about it, for whatever reason. I just felt totally game to do it.”

Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil never hides her body. She even posted an Instagram photo proudly displaying the stretch marks on her chest, describing them as “a natural and beautiful feature.” She shared: “Boob stretch marks are a normal, beautiful thing. I have stretch marks all over my body and I hereby rename them all Babe Marks. They are a sign my body dared to take up extra space in a society that demands our eternal thinness.”

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

We can all agree that Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the most confident women alive. However, she has admitted that it’s not always been the case. The winner of Miss World 2000 got candid about how she overcame her insecurity regarding her skin color. “I was lightened up in many movies,” she confessed. Later, she shared her body positivity mantra: accepting our bodies and being kind to ourselves. “Follow trends that are good for you, not for everybody else,” Chopra stated.

Lady Gaga

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Fresh from her Super Bowl halftime performance, Gaga addressed the comments about her body, saying that she is proud of her body and everyone should be proud of theirs, too. She then gave powerful advice to her fans who need to cater to anybody: “Be you, be relentlessly you.”

Vanessa Paradis

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Vanessa Paradis admits she never planned to undergo any cosmetic surgery, including fixing her teeth gap. Despite her preference for flashing a closed-mouth smile in most red-carpet photos, she’s pretty content with her quirky dentistry. In France, teeth like hers are considered “lucky teeth.” She doesn’t feel pressured to change her teeth; she later stated, “I can spit water through them. They’re useful!”

Drew Barrymore

Drew is determined now more than ever to teach her daughters that they should feel lucky to grow old. She wants to show her children that it’s okay to be who they are and not focus on their appearance. For Drew, her kids must grow up to be good people.

Alicia Keys

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Alicia Keys has always spoken boldly about body positivity, emphasizing that beauty isn’t solely defined by physical factors but also by our brains and hearts. She describes women as the most beautiful creatures in the world, stating, “I love being a woman.”

Elizabeth Banks

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Elizabeth Banks used a throwback post moment to educate her fans about focusing on themselves rather than pleasing others. As a 14-year-old, she used to worry about how she looked. Now, she has learned that it’s better to make yourself feel beautiful for yourself and not because you want others’ approval. She ended her post with a powerful statement: “Being praised for my looks is nice but not nearly as satisfying as being praised for my accomplishments or deeds.”

Jamie Lee Curtis

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In the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once, Jamie Lee Curtis decided that she would no longer try to conceal her body. She wanted to look “as real as possible” for her role and instructed everyone that there should not be “concealing of anything” — including her stomach. Jamie opened up about how she’s been sucking her stomach in since she was 11 because she became conscious of what others might think, but this time she let her belly all out.

Hilary Duff

The actress accepts herself and speaks loudly about body positively. She made a post where it showed an untouched vacation photograph of herself in a swimsuit.

Hilary wrote a touching and sincere text under the photo: “I am posting this on behalf of young girls, women, and mothers of all ages. I’m enjoying a vacation with my son after a long season of shooting and being away from him for weeks at a time over those months. Since websites and magazines love to share ’celeb flaws’ - well I have them! My body has given me the greatest gift of my life: Luca, 5 years ago. I’m turning 30 in September and my body is healthy and gets me where I need to go. Ladies, lets be proud of what we’ve got and stop wasting precious time in the day wishing we were different, better, and unflawed.”

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley possesses slightly misaligned teeth. We might not have observed this, as they are often concealed by her signature pout. However, she’s aware of it and appreciates them just the way they are. “Straight teeth are [bleep],” she said once.

Some outdated beauty standards promote unrealistic and often unattainable ideals, creating immense pressure on both celebrities and the general public. However, there’s a refreshing wave of celebrity women who courageously and openly defy these standards. They don’t follow any of them, proudly embracing their natural features, whether it’s their body shape, skin imperfections, or unique traits.

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