The body positivity movement took the world by storm in 2012, and more than 11 years later, a survey from LaserAway reports that we are still seeing how it is pushing for more fair and equitable treatment of all of our bodies.
To further explore the subject of body positivity, LaserAway surveyed 1,000 Americans about how they feel about their bodies and which parts they love most.
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- Less than half of Americans (46%) feel confident in their body, and 9 in 10 admit they could be more body positive.
- When it comes to specific body parts, 18% of respondents said the hair was the body part they liked most (2nd highest overall).
- Americans put the most effort into improving their hair, stomach, and teeth.
- 21% of respondents said hair is the part of their body that makes them feel most confident in themselves (2nd highest overall).
Less than half of Americans (46%) feel confident in their body, and 9 in 10 admit they could be more body positive. Most Americans believe this problem is not unique to our country, but when asked which other countries they think of as more body positive, they frequently cited France, Brazil, Sweden, Mexico, and Spain.
Sometimes it can help to work on a certain part of your body in order to feel more confident about it. Other times, it may be better to just learn to accept and love it. In either case, the goal is the same: body positivity, health, happiness, and a good life.
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