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Dove Does Not Give A Shit About Whether Or Not You Feel Beautiful

There are times when I want to reblog everything The Belle Jar posts, but really you ought to just follow her. This is awesome and true. You are beautiful, and Dove doesn’t care, but I do. Anne does. Real people care and want you to know that you are amazing and unique and the best possible you that could ever exist. <3

The Belle Jar

Sometimes I feel like social media turns me into some kind of awful, gruesome caricature of a feminist. I spend waayyyy too much time jumping in on Facebook posts or tweets or blogs to explain why this specific thing, whatever it happens to be, is actually problematic. And I try not to do this, honest I do. I know that it’s annoying as fuck. I know that I come off like I’m Lisa Simpson except ten times worse and with more swears. I know that. I promise I do.

All of this is to explain why I have been so quiet and patient about Dove’s latest marketing campaign, Dove Real Beauty Sketches. I haven’t said anything about it. Nada. Zilch. Haven’t commented on anyone’s links, haven’t tweeted about it, haven’t even whispered darkly about it to myself when I’m alone at night and unlikely to offend anyone.

But then my…

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4 responses

  1. Reblogged this on Life Through the Eyes of a "Cat" and commented:
    Wow. Watch the videos… this is a big dose of reality.

    April 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm

  2. Reblogged this on Life Through the Eyes of a "Cat" and commented:
    Wow. Watch the videos… this is a big dose of reality.

    April 23, 2013 at 1:22 pm

  3. I love you!! xoxoxoxo

    April 22, 2013 at 6:22 pm

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