Body Dysmorphia

image of a beautiful woman gazing into a mirror. The reflection in the mirror, however, is an allegorical, abstract representation.

In a world that often tells us we’re not enough, it’s crucial to remind ourselves that our journey is uniquely beautiful. At Villainy Beauty, we challenge the norms of beauty with rage and vengeance because every curve, every flaw, and every triumph along the way is a piece of the story that is you! And you are beautiful, and when you can’t see it we will remind you. Today, we want to shed light on an important topic: body dysmorphia.

Many don’t know that I (co-founder and chief therapist Anni) suffer from body dysmorphia and fight every day to put on clothes and my makeup. I even avoid attending events because I sometimes feel my body doesn’t belong.

Body dysmorphia can cast a shadow on our self-perception, making us feel inadequate or unworthy. But here’s the truth: your body is a masterpiece in progress. Every stretch mark, every scar, every imperfection tells a story of resilience and strength. Instead of focusing on what you perceive as flaws, let’s shift our mindset to gratitude for the incredible vessel that carries us through life.

Loving your body isn’t about reaching a certain size or shape; it’s about honouring the journey it has taken you on. It’s about appreciating the miraculous ways it moves, heals, and adapts. It’s about embracing the uniqueness that sets you apart from anyone else.

At Villainy Beauty, we’re not just in the business of enhancing outer beauty; we’re here to celebrate inner strength and self-admiration. So screw the magazines, and let’s lift each other up and celebrate our individuality.

Remember, you are worthy of love and admiration exactly as you are. Your journey is yours alone, and it’s worth cherishing every step of the way.

Pictures of me where I picked apart flaws and convinced myself not to post! But I reminded myself that this could give someone else power.