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

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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