Tuesday July 14, 2020

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Women shouldn’t be told how to appear, whether it’s a glossy magazine asking us to slim down or Jameela Jamil telling us to look uglier for the benefit of of society

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
16th December, 2018
Jameela Jamil might be against airbrushing, but that doesn’t mean we all have to be Pic: Getty

I’m not a believer in issuing dictats when it comes to the thorny subject of how women should appear in society. I don’t care if you’re the fabulous editor of a glossy magazine or Queen Oprah herself, I don’t think anyone should tell women how they should look in order to fit well into life.

How you appear is your business, not anyone else’s. Self-worth shouldn’t be...

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