61 minutes | Feb 11, 2021

Normalizing Acne & Recognizing Beauty in Imperfection with Ishpree

Ishpree joins Melissa on the mic for our Everyday Woman series to discuss the importance of owning your imperfections. Ishpree created her Instagram platform @loveish_x to promote self-love and debunk societal beauty standards by sharing vulnerable pictures of her "imperfections" to normalize acne.Send this episode to a friend that could use a friendly reminder that she's a BADDDD BISHHHH!SHOW NOTES:In this episode, we talk about:body positivity, self-love, acne societal beauty standards that influence self-loathingthe toxicity of social media, editing apps, and filters that pressure women to look a certain waycelebrities and influencers trapped in a toxic cycle of chasing perfection + the role we play as enablersLove Island UKthe importance of reassuring people that it's okay to be youdermatologists taking advantage of people with skincare issues by upselling products that don't workMelissa's experience living with MelasmaIshpree's upcoming Youtube channel that highlights minority experiencesowning your imperfectionsthe meaning of SisterhoodRESOURCES:Follow Ishpree on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/loveish_x/Follow Ishpree on TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeRkxm9u/Follow Mimosa Sisterhood on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mimosasisterhood/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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