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NYLO #LOVETHYBOOBS

#LOVETHYSELF

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01 Oct, 2019

Meet Nylo, she is a feminist and LGBTQ activist, content creator and body positive champion. She wants us to #LOVETHYBOOBS.

“Sometimes my boobs are so big and they get in the way and I always look at models with their model-y cute boobs and I’m just like urgh- I wish I could wear vests and not have them falling out. But I guess that’s why I love them”.

@NYLO_BM

Nylo is part of an organically grown feminist collective called Pxssy Palace. They host club nights and events which are designed to be safe spaces for women, femmes, queer, intersex and trans people of colour.

When she isn’t self-publishing, filming, making or creating, she takes to her Instagram to post body-positive photos and videos. 

We spoke to Nylo to find out what body positivity means to her

Q: What advice would you give to someone who was having a bad day with their self-esteem?

A: There will be days where you are just not feeling yourself and I’ll tell my friends to just wear whatever they feel comfortable in. Whether that means going to the club in a t-shirt and some shorts, then do it, just do it. Be in the moment and just own it. Know that no-one else is you and that’s your power. You are a bad bitch regardless, you’re just having a bad day.

Q: Where did your confidence come from?

A: Body confidence slowly comes with time, I think you just get to a point where you are tired of comparing yourself to unrealistic standards. You start to realise ‘this is how I look and it’s not going to change overnight, so just own it.’ I feel like the people who are owning it just radiate bad bitch energy.

Q: What have you grown to love about yourself?

A: I never used to like my nose or my lips, but now I feel like my brown lip liner is a statement.  I always wear it now and like stylists and makeup artists always comment on it. I’m like ‘yeah it’s a thing”. So, turning an insecurity in a staple is the thing to do, I guess.

Q: How did you learn to love your body?

A: I spend my time around so many strong confident women, but I have realised that even they aren’t confident all the time, so I don’t have to be either. There’s moments that everybody has when they’re a little bit nervous, anxious or they’re not really feeling themselves but there’s also moments when you walk out and you’re just like ‘wow who is this?!’. You’ve got to embrace those times and make the most of them.