We’re always looking for insightful and inspiring stories from women. This week we came across this beautiful article on beauty, race and motherhood at Refinery29. Check it out here and share your thoughts on beauty with us!
“Beauty, though, I would prefer to let her define on her own with as few preconceived prejudices of others as possible. I consider it my job as her mother to be a safe haven for her. To speak words that she can hide behind if she wishes, even if it makes a friendly stranger feel a little uncomfortable. Our differences are ours to share or not as we please. She need not feel vulnerable to every passerby who hides curiosity in compliments.”