Writing by Abi Turner // Illustration by April Phillips // Body hair is natural and normal no matter what your gender is. If you are a woman, don’t be afraid to accept yourself as you truly are.Read More
Writing by Ferris Knight // Illustration by Andra Badea // Bipolar is often described as happy and sad, but to an extreme. I personally think of it as technicolour explosion versus a monochrome implosion. There is nothing happy about mania and nothing as simple as sadness when it comes to depression.
Writing by Sophie Nicolas // Photographby Arianna Ceccarelli // YOUR BODY TYPE DOESN’T DEFINE YOU AS A HUMAN BEING. Your core values are what truly matters; your kindness, strength, loyalty, generosity. Skinny shaming is wrong. Fat shaming is wrong. Let’s put body shaming to rest and spread more kindness than criticism.Read More
Writing by Toni Stanger // Illustration by Sofie Birkin // I tried everything. I tried all the elimination diets, IBS medications, probiotics, psychological therapies, and even yoga. I kept a food and symptom diary for a dietitian, and I ate three small but regular meals a day.Read More
Writing by Pepsi Cocaine // Photograph of Pepsi by Álex Pérez // CW: self harm, scars, mental health and sexual abuse // Very few people talk about mental illness, and when you can see it on someone’s skin, they don’t know what to do or say. Some people get angry, some people completely ignore it but occasionally glimpse at them when they think I’m not looking.Read More
Writing by Freya Bennett // Growing up and seeing ads in Dolly or Girlfriend for the cute bra and knickers sets I was meant to get just made me feel depressed and like my body was wrong. It’s taken this long, but at 31, I feel part of a club. Or even more accurately, part of a movement where no one is excluded. Go check out Lonely Lingerie. You won’t be disappointed.Read More
Review by Freya Bennett // The thing that really sold me to Marvell Lane is this is a bikini for big boobs that’s actually youthful! At age 31 I’d given in to a lifetime of wearing old lady bathers (not that there’s anything wrong with old lady bathers but I just really want to feel youthful for once!)
Review of Meloncup Swimwear by Freya Bennett // Meloncup have the cutest labels for each cup size and when I received my size ‘gorgeous’ bikini it actually made me smile and feel confident even before I put it on.Read More