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This Post Will Make You Love Yourself in 1 Minute and 13 Seconds (Real Beauty)

I’m not pimping Dove. This is not a sponsored post. But all I buy is Dove because their Campaign for Real Beauty is revolutionizing the conversation women and girls are having about self-love and positive body image and highlighting the fact that brands don’t have to make consumers hate themselves to sell a product.

Dove’s latest 1 minute 13 second video demonstrates that all of us want what we don’t have. That we all think the Grass is Greener on someone else’s face or body.

It reminds us we’re not alone. It makes conscious all of the unconscious, negative, self-hating things we tell ourselves everyday since we’ve absorbed an impossible standard of beauty from the advertising community and celebrity culture.

Moms and Dads, be sure to show this to your daughters. xo S

And here are just a few more videos you’ll love. They’ll remind you to kiss your daughters and tell them they are beautiful exactly as they are.

They will inspire you to look in the mirror and say, “Damn girl, you look great and I love you! Right now, just as you are.”

This will be the fastest, most valuable 3 minutes and 1 second you spend this week:

This one always brings me to tears. It’s so incredibly beautiful. It reminded me that loving myself isn’t conceited, isn’t shallow, isn’t selfish. That loving myself and thinking I’m beautiful actually helps me be a better mother, wife, friend and citizen.

And the last. These women were astonished by the end result.

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  1. LizzieLau
    LizzieLau 6 October, 2015, 11:13

    I don’t think I’ve ever bought Dove products, but I TOTALLY buy into Dove’s marketing campaign! I love the message.

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