Denise Bidot On How Her Mom’s Body Image Struggles Helped Her Love Her Curves
Plus-measurement model Denise Bidot says she realized that “magnificence isn’t based mostly on a measurement” after watching her mom wrestle with loving her physique.
The 29-yr-previous magnificence and self-love advocate, of Puerto Rican descent, sat down with The Huffington Post lately to debate how witnessing her mom’s personal physique points as a toddler formed who she is as we speak.
“I in all probability wouldn’t be who I am with out that wrestle,” Bidot informed HuffPost. “I watched her first hand not understand how lovely she was, not settle for her physique and her curves the best way she ought to have.”
In response to the hundreds of girls who wrestle with physique picture, Bidot started touting the mantra “There’s no fallacious method to be a lady” on social media. She additionally just lately partnered with Unilever for his or her new Personal Care marketing campaign #100PorcientoTu (#100PrecentYou), which promotes Latinos’ self-expression and celebrates individuality.
“Halfway via my profession, I realized it’s about extra than simply me,” Bidot, who was one of many first plus-measurement fashions to stroll a fashion week runway, informed HuffPost. “It’s about serving to shift the best way individuals see magnificence. It’s necessary for ladies to have the ability to see themselves on TV, in magazines, on billboards, catwalks and relate to ladies we’re being informed are lovely.”
This video was edited by Matt Lynch, shot by Jon Strauss and produced by Flavia Casas and Katherine Santiago
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