I Feel Pretty!

 

Have you seen the trailer to this film yet???

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If your answer was NO click here.

The film is about Renee Barrett, an ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis, wakes up from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman in the world, despite looking the same she has always looked. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?!

I know it’s not just me who is excited to see this new movie!! I love that they have created a movie that shows how people feel when they hit the shops, go for nights out & just daily living. Ever since I saw the trailer last year I have been waiting for this film to hit the big screen. However the film is not due to be released until the 20th April (USA) & 4th May (UK).

Even though this film has not aired yet it already has mixed reviews from the public. After being premiered on the Ellen show it hit Twitter and lets just say it didn’t go down well!

What’s your opinion? Do you think this movie is Inspirational/Body Positive or not?

Just A Plus Size Girl

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My Pageant Journey 👑

If you’d have asked me a few years ago if I would enter a plus size pageant I probably would have laughed in your face. Never in a million years did I think that I would have had the confidence to get up on stage in front of hundreds of people and prance around on stage half naked!! Growing up I was the girl who was dressed & covered from head to toe even in the summer, I hated my body and the last thing I wanted to do was to show it for the world to see! Oh how things have changed….I owe that to Miss British Beauty Curve, this was the first ever pageant I entered. Competing in MBBC was the ultimate confidence boost and I would recommend it to everyone.

Wondering how I even found out about pageants? Well I first found out about plus size pageants when I attended an event called Curvy Con, an event where everything plus size is all under one roof (sounds perfect, right!) it was here I met a woman called Charlotte. We started talking, I had seen her in her sash during the day so she told me about the pageant, how I could apply and instantly I was intrigued little did I know this woman was about to change my life.

On the day of the finale I’m not gonna lie I was petrified. I knew nobody when I arrived to the venue apart from Charlotte but you soon enough make friends and it was a good thing that we had rehearsals throughout the day because I froze on stage and one of the reigning queens had to grab my hand and walk with me! The girls there were so supportive they all starting cheering, it made me feel loads better. 3 years later and I have entered Miss British Beauty Curve twice & last year entered new pageant called Miss Voluptuous UK. I still talk the girls from the pageants as well, that’s another plus on entering into pageants. They are my pageant sisters, friends for life and one massive family that support each other when we need it, what more can you ask for!

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Just A Plussize Girl 🖤

It’s official, I now have a blog and I know how to use it. Well kinda!

I have finally decided to take the plunge and set up a blog instead of just my Instagram. I’m super excited to start this journey with y’all. Keep coming back to my site and check for updates on my daily life, plus size pageants, #OOTD and more, right here on my blog.
Alex x