—By Emily Nolan, My Kind of Life— I have lived. And I have loved. Well, learned to love. It took me over 10 years to stop shaming my body and relax into the unique blessing that the Universe has bestowed upon me: A perfectly capable body. A body that’s able to choose love over self-doubt. […]
—By Erin Treloar— When I was 15, I decided I wanted to look more like the women I saw in the magazines. By the time I was 18, I had dropped to 89lbs and was hospitalized for internal organ failure. Instead of preparing for university or hanging out with friends, I spent three months of my […]
We have partnered up with Vitruvi in honour of Women’s History month and International Women’s Day to celebrate the beauty of women around the world. For the month of March the #RawRituals campaign will go inside the lives of women from all corners of the globe to explore the wellness and self care rituals that empower them to be their best selves.
Our first #RAWRitual beauty is Taylor McKay. At fifteen she was selected out of over 3000 girls to win “Canada’s Next Top Model”. This launched her career as an international model, sending her to work in over 15 cities worldwide, covering North America, Europe, Asia, South Africa and many places in between. Since moving to Toronto Taylor has began working as an an actress in film and television. Behind the camera Taylor is also passionate about story telling through photography, drawing inspiration from her experiences abroad.
Seven rapid fire questions. No make-up. No Photoshop. No filters. Tell us about yourself in under 100 words I am a good daughter, sister, friend, lover, and co-worker. I treat people with respect, kindness and understanding. I work hard on all of my relationships and in return I have been surrounded by so much love […]
I can’t put my finger on when or how it happened, but as I moved from university to working life, my thoughts began to follow a pattern. I’m talking about the thoughts that keep you up late at night and run into your mind unexpectedly. The thoughts sounded a lot like: “Is my job important […]
Over 16,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Victoria’s Secret apologize for and amend an advertising campaign for their new “Body” line. The campaign features 10 thin models with the slogan, “The Perfect Body” stamped over it. As you can imagine women everywhere, including us, are outraged by the lack of body diversity featured […]
By Samantha Ellis Recently I’ve been following Raw Beauty Talks embark on a courageous campaign called “#IAmEnough.” This is not a new crisis, but it’s an absolutely vital one. Women have always fought a war against society’s expectations, but most vividly and violently, we fight a war against our own expectations each and every day. […]
There is nothing we love more than a company providing a high-quality product or service with a conscience. Enter responsible fashion brand, Nicole Bridger. We’ve paired up with them to create a short video examining limiting beliefs that imprison women and encouraging them to cultivate confidence by turning negative self-talk into the words, “I AM ENOUGH”. Watch […]
By Erin Treloar, RAW Beauty Talks Founder One of the main reasons we started RAW Beauty Talks was because we recognized how many women out there were living with limiting beliefs about themselves that were resulting in a lack of confidence. We’re talking about successful, uniquely beautiful, smart, powerful women. Mothers, teachers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, celebrities, […]
Seven rapid fire questions. No make-up. No Photoshop. No filters. Tell us about yourself in under 100 words I’m a bit of a late bloomer. Just married and a new mom in her 40’s. My husband is my best friend and our family is my number one priority. I am driven to create. I’m a […]