Here’s a good example of what an attractive woman looks like- just an example.. AND this is more accurate: without make up or dieting. Certainly no filters or photoshop.
A natural healthy woman of her time, painted by male artists who tried to paint live portraits of people in a close-to-accuracy format/ style.
A time period where ‘Kardashians’ and ‘Marilyn Monroes’ did not exist. Sure we embrace NATURAL curves and Natural slenderness of all cultured women, but those who starve themselves- wear slimming contraptions, get surgical plastics added, and powdery coverage, show a woman even farther from the ‘real woman,’ than the ones painted by the attempts of these male artists…
women have submerged themselves in extreme additives and shortages without ever just BEING.
I think it was super helpful to take a look at realistic paintings of women in history- who show bellies are normal, some cellulite is natural, and not all fat is ‘bad.’ They give a helpful blueprint. They offer a clearer ‘perspective’ of what natural is, and certainly can be. They offered their bodies to be captured, and these artists did their best to depict them as close to the truth as possible.
As much as the eye, hand, and brush would allow.
Grateful for these historic relics; these individuals who contributed to the arts and human history.
Hopefully this will broaden your views of the ‘Natural Beauty of Women,’ if not changing your mind altogether, about what should be normalized and what is just too artificial to appreciate.
(P.s. not trying to be racist either, I just gathered ‘Realism’ paintings 🖼 from the Greeks, etc. I wanted to use paintings from the Egyptians to include diversity, but theirs are 2-D and show little individualism).
I just ask you view these photos with an open mind, and consideration for your own comfort to live naturally. ✨ A natural diet. A natural lifestyle. A natural appreciation for yourselves!
All my love to my sisters 👯♀️
Hope you enjoy this read! As I enjoyed constructing it :]