Oct 24, 2014

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A Celebration of Our Curves

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Which curve in your body do you love the most?

Strange question, right?

That’s because we’re always talking up a storm about what we dislike and wish we could change about our bodies.   We complain about the extra pounds, the saggy breasts, our pear shaped bodies, our big (or flat) behind you name it!

Growing up, we got mixed mixed messages on what a beautiful body should look  like.  But now we know better, right? Our Latina curves rock — don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

 

We got these curves from the intertwine of our multiracial roots, and the fine design of God’s hands…

Full or thin lips, thick or small noses, thunder thighs or not, flat chested or a 40DD, we love this temple that carries our vibrant soul and dynamic spirit.

Here’s the secret: Confidence is the new beautiful. Feeling proud of who you are and your ancestors will create a more confident you.   Embrace your body size — gordita, amasaita, o flaquita — it’s all good!   Got too much boobs and a flat behind (or vice versa)?  Who cares?  Walk with your head held high and with orgullo, move those hips from side to side, and flash your your million dollar smile.

And if there’s a curve you need to put some temporary control over, don’t hesitate to use the good-old faja, or its American-counterpart, Spanks!

To flaunt our Latina body pride, let’s declare the month of June: “Latina Curves Month!” Yeah, why not?  Let’s show the world our God-given beauty —  the richness of our body with all it’s glorious curves!

So go ahead, get your traje de baño ready, and the tight jeans on.  We are going to celebrate en grande! Are you in?

Take the Poll!  Which curve in your body do you love the most?

Mujeres, What’s Your Favorite Body Curve?
Hips
Buttocks
Breasts
Legs
Sexy Lips
Waist
Thighs
pollcode.com free polls

How proud are you of your Latina curves?

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Angélica Pérez-Litwin

Angélica Pérez-Litwin

Dr. Perez-Litwin is the Founder & CEO of ELLA Leadership Institute, a multi-platform professional development organization designed to advance the careers and leadership of women. She's the creative force behind the LATINAS THINK BIG™ national tour, sponsored and live-streamed by Google.

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  1. Nice post. I voted twice lol b/c I love my lips & legs. I used to love my full C cup boobs but not so much since the baby but Im working on loving the new Ds lol.

    • Angélica Pérez-Litwin angelica says:

      Alicia, that’s the right attitude! I, too, went from a C cup to a D cup — and I’m loving it too! :)

  2. Great post, I love my boobs and my lips and I’m learning to love the rest of my curves as well and thanks to my bf I’m getting there because he loves all my curves.

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