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Being My True Self Means Letting My Armpit Hair Grow Out

Like many women, body-positive Instagram user Kinsey (follow her at @kins3.0) has decided to leave her armpit hair alone. Instead of shaving, waxing, or trimming, Kinsey is intent on watching…

So You Definitely Shouldn’t Use Coca-Cola as Tanning Oil

Trendsetters will have you believe that this summer‘s hottest accessory is a bottle of Coca-Cola. But instead of sipping the soft drink while sitting by the pool, these influencers—like MTV…

My Gynecologist Wouldn’t Give Me an Elective Abortion—So I Broke Up With Her

I gave birth to a baby girl five years ago. I noted her wet curls, the delicate, wrinkled fingers curling into newborn paws, the sweetness of her rosebud mouth. But…

11 Things You Can Make With Chickpea Water

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/gallery/chickpea-water-recipes…

Halima Aden: The Fashion World Needs to Celebrate Diversity

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/story/halima-aden-allure-fashion-inclusivity…

Relationship Changes: What to Expect After Having a Baby

Having a baby can be one of the most pivotal moments in life. But, as these women candidly share, it doesn’t always bring a couple closer. The new little guy…

Let’s Stop Using Sore Muscles as a Badge of Honor

We gym rats just love being sore. Waddling around the day after some seriously tough squats? That means they did their job. And struggling to hold the phone to your…

Diana Veras Responded to Body Shamers by Posting Swimsuit Photos

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/story/diana-veras-body-shaming…

Period Myths That Most People With Periods Still Get Wrong

You’d think that after getting your period month after month for a decade or two, you’d know it intimately well. And yet, there are still things about our own menstrual…

5 High-Impact Sports Bras That Kept My I-Cup Boobs in Check

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/gallery/high-impact-sports-bras-for-dd-and-up…