It’s true. Majority of the women in the Philippines don’t think they’re beautiful… only 7% do, 93% don’t. I’m inclined to believe I’m part of the 93%.
Part of the 93% because I’ve always classified myself as… may itsura (roughly translates to “above average looks” in English).
Growing up, I was never the pretty one. It had always been my younger sister ever since we were little girls (she’s beside me in the rare photo of my siblings and I above taken back in 2012). People were always telling us how beautiful she was and how she could go on to become a child star (in fact at one point back in the early 80’s she was being recruited to play a role in the hit soap opera “Annaliza” starring Julie Vega). Perhaps that’s why I grew up to become the uber vain skin care nazi that I am today.
Oh it’s not just me. Watch this video and see for yourself. Filipinas in general have a hard time finding things to like about themselves. I don’t go as far as that because when asked what my most beautiful body part is I would probably say something like my skin… or my eyes… or my teeth rather quickly. LOL.
Dove believes every single one of us is beautiful. They want to us to believe that too. They want to change the number, make the 7% go higher. Be part of the #IamBeautiful movement… log on to http://www.facebook.com/DovePH to find out how.
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