We see over and over again that women who are performing on stage have no “visible imperfections”; we expect women on stage to have no “visible imperfections”. When our expectations are not met, we generally have two responses: we are pleasantly surprised or painfully disgusted.
Those few pounds you can never seem to lose? Yeah, those pounds are your dinner dates with friends, your drinks on a Friday after work, that extra piece of pizza you’re craving – those extra pounds are you. They make you who you are and there’s nothing wrong with that.