People Who Broke Conventional Beauty Standards

Beauty standards are nothing new for us. Each one of us has been judged upon these standards from time to time. From having a thin waist, to having fair skin, there have always been a set of rules that we are expected to fit into. But not everyone needs to change themselves to conform to society’s standards. There are some who defy society’s rules, and stand up to fight for natural beauty by creatively advocating for the cause. 


Each year more and more fashion models are joining the movement aimed at breaking these conventional beauty standards. They’re making a mark on the fashion industry with their bold and unique styles. 

We’re all beautiful. Regardless of our age, skin color, and race or even skin problems. Here we have 20 such uniquely beautiful people, who broke the chains of the conventional boundaries of Fashion and made it among the top ambassadors of beauty.   

  1. 1 Winnie Harlow

    Winnie Harlow is an American model that has vitiligo. She made her debut on the Cycle 21 of America's Next Top Model and has been setting new standards ever since.

  2. 2 Nyma Tang

    Nyma is an advocate for people with dark skin complexion in the fashion industry. She expresses that women with deep dark tones are beautiful in their own way.

  3. 3 Diandra Forrest

    Diandra told the Glamour magazine, "My albinism is a part of me—and it’s beautiful—but it’s not all of me,".

  4. 4 Lizzo

    The self-proclaimed BBW rapper takes a lot of pride in her heavy physique and curly hair. She always motivates her fans to accept and love themselves the way for they are.

  5. 5 Nikia Phoenix

    Nikia is a successful model who carries her freckles as a beauty asset while living in a society that regards them as flaws.

  6. 6 Gabi Gregg

    Gabi alongside being a plus-size Instagrammer who is proud of her physical appearance plans on launching a swimsuit range for women that are her size.

  7. 7 Harnaam Kaur

    Harnaam Kaur is an Indian woman who feels pride in flaunting her beard, smashing stereotypes each day.

  8. 8 Caitlin Stickels

    Caitlin suffers from a chromosomal condition which creates a slightly downwards turn in the eyes, giving them a cat-like look. She's been a successful model, not letting her condition be an obstacle.

  9. 9 Mama Cax

    Mama Cax is a dark-skinned bald model who is well known for her beauty modeling.

  10. 10 Sara Geurts

    Sara is a 26 years old clothing model who suffers from a skin condition called EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome). This condition causes the skin to be wrinkled at a very young age.

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