As a feminist, I’m mostly not ugly but also that’s not the POINT

As a feminist, I’m mostly not ugly but also that’s not the POINT

Look at the Book #2

I’m working hard, here, which is why I’m not writing on the blog as much. However, in case you’re wondering what I’m up to, here’s what’s going on in my chapter about the many ways we prune and groom:

I’m a regular looking girl.

I used to think being regular looking was a very bad thing. Now, with more access to many flattering Instagram filters and a hearty dose of newfound self-esteem, I’m kind of over it. I know my limitations. I know that when I do my hair and makeup, in the words of Oscar Winner Matthew McConanotgonnalookitup, I look “all right, all right.” I know that I wake up in the morning more Jim Henson puppet than Beyoncé, and I can’t pull off casual-chic the way Taylor Swift can, lest I look like I slept drunk in a trash can. I’m over it. It’s not a big deal. Pragmatically, I’m not a supermodel. It’s pretty obvious in my height and weight and non-symmetrical face. But supermodel is a job, just like astronaut is a job, so when I say “I’m no supermodel,” I don’t expect you to come to my defense like I’m insulting myself. It would do best as a society to get over the “pretty is the best thing you can be if you’re a girl” shit. It’s not. Pretty is great, and so is kind, interesting, fiery, ambitious, khaleesi, funny, smart and a million more things. And the great thing about that is how objective being pretty is. Intelligence is rarely objective. You read, you know things, or you don’t. Pretty is for everyone. To you, I could be the evil little girl in the well, but to some schmuck at a watering hole, I could be your Manic Pixie Tina Belcher Dream Girl.

Get it? It’s subjective. It barely matters. I’m very aware that I have the face that I have, and would like to improve upon it in ways that make me feel more confident with what I have been given. It’s what we all would be better off doing instead of worrying so much about being pretty for everyone, all the time.

Social Media Links in the Form of Fall Out Boy Songs

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-You Take Too Many Selfies For Someone Who Never Looks in The Mirror Twitter

-The Only Thing Between You and Me Is the Internet My New Makeup Blog: The Makeup Coven

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