The Newest Instagram Account Behind the Body Positive Movement

Social media can take its toll on our idea of what a "perfect" body is. If you find yourself enthralled by fitness fanatics, celebrities and friends showing off their yoga poses on sandy beaches with washboard abs, it can feel a little disheartening when you look in the mirror and find that you don't resemble any of that. But, you choose what you view on platforms like Instagram, and picking what shows up in your feed can make all the difference.

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LA-based teen photographer Taylor Giavasis wanted to spread body positivity, so she created the account @TheNakediaries in order to show all of her friends just how truly beautiful they really are. "I was with my friend, and I personally think she's beautiful, but I could tell how self-conscious she was about her body," Taylor explained to MTV News. "So, I was like, 'Let me just take pictures of you to show you,' and she let me, and she loved how they looked. She was so happy with them, so I was like, 'Why don't I do this for other girls?'"

The simple idea has made quite its mark, with girls from all over the world submitting photos of themselves. From their curves to their stretch marks and scars, they're proud of who they are.

The body positive movement that has people exposing their natural beauty.

A lot of the submissions come with stories behind the photo, proving the body image issues they are dealing with.

The body positive movement that has people exposing their natural beauty. The body positive movement that has people exposing their natural beauty. The body positive movement that has people exposing their natural beauty.

What are your thoughts on The Naked Diaries? Do you feel that the body positive movement is shifting society's overall perspective of what beauty entails?

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