What we perceive as beautiful, free of imperfection, pleasing to our visual sense should continually be challenged.
The world in which we live can prove to be a judgmental place. Take a look at the latest pop culture magazine covers or the mannequins that line storefronts and truly examine what is being presented to us as the picture of perfection.
What is appealing to the eye? Thin, lengthy bodies, long straight hair, proportional limbs, and symmetrical faces.
This video embodies the beauty in each of us based on the simple fact that, size and shape aside, we are perfect as we are.
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