Body Image

Posted on the Aug 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I love Jade Beall's photographs of real women's bodies celebrating motherhood and age. It isn't often that we sexualize stretch marks..I just had to post this pic. We see so many beautiful mothers...
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Posted on the Aug 01, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Teen girls in China have been flooding Weibo (their twitter equivalent) with pictures of the unshaven armpits under the hashtag Girls Not Plucking Their Armpits. No one is sure how it all started but...
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Posted on the Jul 09, 2014 by Carlin Ross
There's a new Taschen book My Buddy: World War II Laid Bare with over 500 images of soldiers and sailors from Australia, England, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, and the USA, cavorting on the sand in...
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Posted on the Jun 26, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of Esther Honig as she looks naturally. She's a radio journalist who thought it would be interesting to submit her picture to graphic artists all over the world and see how they...
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Posted on the Jun 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I love an athletic body and I've always appreciated Pink's message of body acceptance. In a recent interview with WHO magazine she describes how she saw herself as a teen girl: “[While growing up as...
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Posted on the Jun 01, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Mandy was 23 when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer.  Her scar marks her survival and she's joined other Australian cancer survivors in the Under the Red Dress Campaign.  The photographs...
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Posted on the May 21, 2014 by Carlin Ross
When I heard about the lingerie football league, I didn't think we'd get images like this. Strength and muscle is a total turn on.
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Posted on the May 16, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Robin Wright has always been one of my favorite actresses.  If you haven't seen her in House of Cards, binge watch it on Netflix. At 48, she hasn't had any "work" done which is rare for a...
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Posted on the May 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This picture of a mannequin at La Perla's SOHO store was snapped by a man passing by and posted to social media.  Within hours, La Perla had the mannequin pulled from the window. F*ck you, La...
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Posted on the May 08, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Circa 1964
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Posted on the Apr 09, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I'm loving Ben Hopper's Natural Beauty photo series featuring models with unshaven underarms.  Hair does hold pheromones. Just need some full bush and I'm there.
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Posted on the Apr 01, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of the artist Frida Kahlo and her doctor taken in 1940.  Some of us have such a drive to create that adversity becomes a catalyst. 
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Posted on the Mar 31, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I'm starting to fall in love with this young woman.  Last month Lorde posted this picture of herself with the caption "in bed in paris with acne cream on" to her 1.3 million followers on...
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Posted on the Mar 25, 2014 by Carlin Ross
These before and after transformations are startling. Hoping we get to a place where we can appreciate the naked face and the reality of sex. Manufactured images remove us from the moment and its...
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Posted on the Mar 24, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is Olga Taylor, a 62-year old caterer who was scouted to be a part of TK Maxx's Spring/Summer 2014 ad campaign. Bravo for featuring real bodies...real women in their 60's in bathing suits. I...
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