When we search the most beautiful women in the world, names pop up like Angelina Jolie, Kate Upton, Blake Lively, Olivia Wilde, etc. Yes, these women are absolutely stunning – they seem to have reached a level of perfection that is beyond our grasp.
But there’s a problem…
When these lists say “beautiful,” they mean symmetrical faces, large breasts, big eyes, straight, white teeth, smooth skin, and perfect curves. When they say “beautiful,” they are perpetuating society’s convoluted idea of physical beauty equating inner beauty.
We all know that this is incorrect. Your physical appearance has nothing to do with all of the amazing qualities that make you, YOU.
So how do we redefine beauty?
How do we redefine beauty so that it reflects our inner qualities and is not dependent on our physical features?
I have had the immense privilege of recently meeting Chelsie Price – the founder of Proud and Pretty in Pink. I’ve been so inspired by their mission to empower young women by educating them about body image. For more about how much I adore PPP (I could go on forever!), check out my other post here.
Anyways, I’ve gotten to know Chelsie and have been following her blog for a while now. She has been working tirelessly on an incredibly inspiring new project as of late. The mission of this project is to create a list of women who have inner beauty.
Chelsie has set out on a mission to list 100 women who are beautiful by this definition. To be beautiful, you must act beautifully. Exemplifying these traits shows your inner strength and character – what beauty should be based on. Ignoring physical standards of beauty is freeing and empowering. This new list will highlight women who have changed to world for the better and strive to help others.
Chelsie needs YOUR help to create this list. It is a massive task she has set out to accomplish, but it cannot be done alone. We need the input of women of all backgrounds to tell us who they think are the most beautiful women in the world by using this new definition.
To nominate someone, please email Chelsie at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- The full name of the woman you’re nominating
- Your full name and contact info
- The reason why this woman falls under the new definition of beauty
- The woman’s contact info (if you have it!)
Please only include women who are living. There are so many incredible women out there, so we want to recognize the ones doing great things right here and now.