The body positive movement is all about loving yourself as you are, and the latest example of that seems to be people sharing their profiles on social media and talking about embracing their noses.
Twitter user @_lunasofia_ shared what she called a “side profile appreciation post” on Friday, and since then it has been shared over 3,500 times and liked almost 30,000 times as of this post.
She wrote, “I spent my whole life insecure about my nose, hated it; covered it all the time, edited it in pictures, the lot.” She went to say her post was inspired by people recently making jokes about her nose.
I spent my whole life insecure about my nose, hated it; covered it all the time, edited it in pictures, the lot. For the first time in years recently I’ve heard people make jokes about it; instead of letting it take me back, I’m hitting you w/ a side profile appreciation post 😌 pic.twitter.com/N01o7NnQd4
— luna (@_lunasofia_) August 31, 2018
The London based musician inspired a slew of posts from others who also felt insecure about their noses. Some wrote that they were picked on, others said they just really needed this pro-nose moment.
Y’all ain’t got nothin on my nose tho 👀 but for real, it’s nice to see posts like this for us women insecure about our noses to relate to ❤ pic.twitter.com/j9kMy2HUXe
— Charlotte (@NemesisterUtd) September 2, 2018
you’re so beautiful💗 thank you for this, really needed it xx pic.twitter.com/GuJCTHxRNg
— Mya (@Mya_Jx) September 2, 2018
The sisterhood of the nose! I love this. I went through my photo album and this is the most side-on picture I can find because I’m self conscious about it. I will endeavour to celebrate it and not hide it pic.twitter.com/P5LzHSeYth
— Lynsey K (@kazia14) September 2, 2018
I can’t wait to be this confident about my nose, I hate it 😭 pic.twitter.com/22dy5cCP96
— Lynn 🥀 (@Ayoo_LynnBaby) September 2, 2018
In middle school the boys at the bus stop called me “Nose girl”: not especially innovative, but it communicated the point. It has taken me years to see something other than a clumsily-molded ridge in the middle of my face. So, I love this. Long live Nose Twitter. https://t.co/ee7Yjj7eXJ
— Rachel Vorona Cote (@RVoronaCote) September 2, 2018
One person shared that at a moment when everyone around them was getting plastic surgery, celebrating noses felt so important.
I needed this sooo much. Especially since everyone around me is getting work done and I want to embrace my features as much as possible. So thank you. 💜💛 You’re a goddess
— مورغان (@chuppytheguppy) September 1, 2018
And it wasn’t just women. A man who identified himself as a “big nose baddie” included his own striking profile pics.
YESS GIRL!! Big nose baddies unite!!! I understand the struggle 💗💗 pic.twitter.com/lCRNqz6N4p
— ʸᵘʰ (@planetgalatea) September 1, 2018
It’s important to remember in this positive moment that we’re not required to change ourselves to conform to beauty ideals that don’t really mean anything, and celebrating differences it what makes us all special. Slay all those angles!
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