I am all about some female empowerment and I appreciate the strides beauty brands and (some) media outlets have taken to encourage confidence, promote inner beauty, and break down unrealistic standards brought to us in part by Photoshop. But there’s just a touch of inauthenticity when the messaging comes from a multi-billion dollar company and their […]

by Jennifer Lingvall, Founder of Wigwam Fest I am grateful for my body every day–that I have the ability to move and be alive. For a brief time, I wasn’t sure that would be the case. Three years ago I was diagnosed with an aggressive triple negative breast cancer. I was barely 31 (with no […]

As much as I loved Gisele boxing out her Internet haters with her unnaturally perfect post-baby body (FML), this video/PSA from the UK gives me a whole new level of #ChillBumps. Because we work hard, sweat profusely, kick ass, and don’t all look like Gisele doing it (because no one does…except Gisele). Enjoy, you bad […]

I just watched Gisele’s Under Armour commercial and cried. Definitely never thought I would write that sentence. I’m not a celebrity by any stretch, but with this blog, I put myself, my opinions, and my actions out into the world for public scrutiny, and I have received more meant comments than I can count (“You’re […]