This Instagrammer reminds us that we should always strive to be happy with ourselves no matter how we look.
Last night’s Ms Top of the World Plus Size 2017 grand finals saw fifteen delegates from all over the world competing for the crown, which was eventually awarded by 2016’s winner, Fiona Tan, to Ms Philippines Jodel Padao Mesina. 2017’s newly crowned Ms Top of the World Plus Size, Ms Philippines, Jodel Padao Mesina Miss Read more about Philippines Wins Ms & Mrs Top of the World Plus Size 2017[…]
There is a lot of flak against beauty pageants, with most detractors stating that it promotes superficial standards of beauty…but what if the pageant was for plus sized women? That is something that the delegates of Miss & Mrs Top of the World Plus Size answered in heartfelt speeches in last night’s personal profile interview Read more about Spreading Body Confidence Through Pageantry[…]
Swim wear has often been that piece of clothing which women often have body confidence issues with because it doesn’t allow you to cover up much of your flaws (although nobody is perfect) and one often feels judged. However, the ladies from this year’s Miss Top of the World Plus Size shows us that you Read more about Rocking Plus Size Swim Wear[…]
When we’re growing up it can be hard to accept failure and the things that we can’t do. However, failure is an important part of life and learning to overcome it is exactly what this new ad wants to impart.
It’s the second day of arrivals for the contestants of Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2017 and the 15 delegates had half a day of rehearsals for the Grand Finals on Sunday before they were treated to a Peranakan Laksa lunch at Katong. Miss Kyrgyzstan and Miss Israel enjoying their bowls of laksa Read more about Showcasing the Miss Top of the World Plus Size Talents[…]
The delegates for the international beauty pageant, Miss Top of the World Plus Size, started arriving in Singapore last night and were treated to a welcome dinner at the Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy hotel. The theme for the dinner was “Colours of Summer” and the dinner was definitely a lively affair with delegates decked out Read more about Welcoming Miss Top of the World Plus Size International[…]
We caught up with five fabulous women who are plus sized but do not let it define their confidence. Instead, they are proponents of body confidence and are working towards empowering fellow women in their own ways. Fiona Tan (FT) made Singapore proud when she was crowned Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2016 and Read more about Interview with 5 Plus Sized and Fabulous Women[…]
For the first time ever, international plus size pageant Miss Top of the World Plus Size (TOTW PS) will be held in Singapore, marking the launch of the republic’s first plus size beauty pageant. Helming the pageant is Singapore’s first plus size beauty queen Fiona Tan, who was crowned both Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2016 and Miss Read more about Singapore to Host Miss Top of the World Plus Size International 2017[…]
People who want to lose that extra few pounds mostly do cardio. While it’s definitely true that it will get your heart rate up and help your body burn those unwanted calories, what’s really going to give you that extra boost is proper strength training. Strength training exercise could strengthen your bones, improve your balance, Read more about How Can Strength Training Help You Lose Weight?[…]
Trousers are awesome If you are tall and curvy, trousers work best – they are comfortable, easy to wear, can be worn in any weather and they look great. Make sure to buy a pair of good fitted trousers where they are not too short or too long, don’t ride up your buttocks, back or Read more about 7 Fashion Tips for Tall and Curvy Women[…]
We are often judged by our appearances and labelled ‘fat’, ‘skinny’, or ‘short’. This certainly causes us to lose confidence with ourselves and our body images, which isn’t the real person behind each one of us. In our body positivity campaign, we interview a few men and women to show that we are often more Read more about Get to Know The Real Person #NoLabels[…]
Congratulations to 43 year-old Ice Sherry Lee who recently competed in the international Mrs Top of the World pageant in Riga, Latvia! The Singaporean mother of two was one of the few Asians in the competition and she bagged the title of Second Runner Up, beating 16 other contestants who were mostly in their early Read more about Singaporean Wins Second Runner Up in Mrs Top of the World 2017[…]
Dove come sin once more with a brand new movement, this time in the form of new, varied body wash bottles that aim to show us what #RealBeauty is.
The Wellness Insider is proud to be a community partner of DreamGirl SG – Singapore’s first and only competition for petite women (1.65m and below). Organised by O2 Incorporated, the competition is unlike beauty pageants or any other female-oriented competitions as they believe in finding beautiful, intelligent and passionate ladies out there who do not Read more about DreamGirl SG – Singapore’s First and Only Competition for Petite Women[…]
Today we’ll talk about another company that’s quickly making its way into our hearts. Dove. Dove has been known for holding a lot of progressive campaigns but this new one shows a new type of ambition we never thought possible.
Sometimes the best method to show people how ridiculous some things can be is through comedy, and that’s just what Luisa Omelian aims to do when she talks about a familiar topic, thigh gaps.
Hunter McGrady talks about her experiences as a plus sized model and how they are treated and mislabeled in the fashion industry.
Our founder, Melissa Fann, was interviewed by Genecia Alluora of Soul Rich Woman as part of their “Women of Influence” series. As such, the topic was about how Melissa is a woman of influence – what that means in today’s terms and how does one become influential. As mentioned by Melissa during the interview, we Read more about Woman of Influence Interview on Soul Rich Woman[…]
The art of taking selfies. It is how we can see ourselves and how others see us in this social media age. The built-in camera in our handy smartphones have enabled us to freely take selfies, and of other people and memories we wish to keep. Some people feel that this is a sign of Read more about How to Take Selfies like a Pro[…]
The things the fashion industry makes its models go through have become pretty common news nowadays, but it’s sitll surprising to see how far they can go. Learn about the experiences this model had and the tricks implemented to get her to “look good”
Breweries have garnered a lot of fame for exploiting and objectifying through their ads. Now, one Brazilian brewery is trying its best to make up for its past mistakes.
The Barbie brand has been trying to increase it’s positive outlook, from dishing out new dolls that showcase different body types to it’s brand new campaign, showing fathers playing with their daughters.
This is not a drop-in class. Please make sure you have attended a two-hour Art of Feminine Presence preview prior to signing up for this. Please check all available dates here. Are you ready? This is not your average one day workshop! Get ready for major results! You will experience practices that instantly shift you into Read more about Innately Feminine – Full Day Practice for Ladies[…]
There was a trend on social media where lots of girls would use the hashtag #thighgap as a goal and many sought to lose weight so that they could be skinny enough to get a thigh gap. Then came this website with the brand TGAP that sold Thigh Gap Jewellery with each costing about S$185. Read more about Thigh Gap Jewellery, Anyone?[…]
Being a star can be tough, everyone’s watching and judging every move you make. However, some stars are unwilling to take that if it means proving a point, and that’s something Lady Gaga does well here.
This preview is a requirement to attend Ero’s Coaching Innately Feminine – Full Day Practice for Ladies. Check the dates here. There is a mysterious force that has us looking at a woman and saying “Whatever she’s having… I want that”. It has nothing to do the clothes she wears or the money she has. There is Read more about Powerful & Radiantly Feminine – for Ladies[…]
Losing weight and staying healthy can be a tough thing for a lot of people, whether it’d be exercising, dieting or just trying not to eat, it’s something that can be tough on a lot of people. Because of this we also have a warped view about health, associating weight loss with good health, physical Read more about What Does It Mean to Be Healthy? This Picture Challenges You to Guess[…]
This week sees special guest Clare Chan, a fashion designer with costume background, who is also a cosplayer. We talk about how clothes and changing them affects one’s body image and how cosplaying helps boost confidence. Clare even brought her latest mask and ‘ears’ from the last costume she wore and got me cracking to Read more about Melissa’s Table Top Talk Episode 25: Changing Body Image With Clothes[…]
This week, I speak to Angelina Francesca, the designer of local athleisure wear MY ANJE, to find out why she decided to design active wear (sports wear for those who aren’t familiar with the terms ‘atheleisure’ and ‘active wear’) instead of ‘normal’ clothing. We find out what sort of woman she designs for and what Read more about Melissa’s Table Top Talk Episode 24: Designing Atheleisure Wear MY ANJE[…]
As time has gone on eating disorders have become widely known around the world. However, just how severe can they be?
We’re sure that you’ve seen those “Quotes of the Day” on social media which reeks of positivity or asking you to keep a positive mindset. You have probably also met that person who keeps telling you that things will come your way if you keep a positive mindset and are confident. However, is this whole Read more about Melissa’s Table Top Talk Episode 23: The Problem With Positivity[…]
Clothe sizes can be quite confusing for everyone, at times they make you feel insecure in your own body due to how uncertain they can be. Well, we’re going to tell you why clothing sizes are just that, pure numbers.
So glad to interview the lovely Fiona Tan, who is the first Asian to participate AND win the title of Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2016! She bagged Singapore yet another international win and has been inspiring women of all sizes to be body confident. So in this week’s episode of Melissa’s Table Read more about Melissa’s Table Top Talk Episode 22: Fiona Tan, Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2016[…]
With so many hits on the article that Luke wrote about the increasing popularity on Veganism, we decided to talk to Luke and his wife, Emilie, both of whom are vegan athletes and the founders of Live Green Live Lean to get a Vegan 101 from them. We learned a little bit more about why Read more about Melissa’s Table Top Talk Episode 21: Vegan 101[…]
The Wellness Insider has teamed up with the folks at SAUCEink to bring you a Christmas Party that will be fun and flirty *wink wink*! This is definitely one for the ladies as it’s all about YOU and how you can feel confident during the holidays as well as plan your wardrobe and image for Read more about Fun & Flirty Christmas Party![…]
The festive season is fast approaching, and while we’re all busy shopping, trimming our trees and organising menus, a lot of us may be dreading that traditional family togetherness. When families gather on an annual basis, these happy times quite often turn sour when some of those “outspoken” relatives make unnecessary, unneeded and most of Read more about All I Want For Christmas Is…Body Confidence.[…]
Losing weight is always a point of contention for a lot of people. Weight Watchers wants to help you out, but sometimes even the best of intentions can come across in the worst possible ways.