How Do I Look? Kali On Her Acne

I can’t remember how I discovered Kali on Instagram, but she is such a joy in my timeline. Whether she’s talking about her acne and giving advice to her followers, showcasing amazing make up looks, or dancing with her adorable dogs, I love everything she posts.

As soon as I started doing my How Do I Look? series I knew I wanted to interview Kali, because she has such a positive and open attitude. I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did.

Read my interview with Kali (@myfacestory ), acne and skin positivity advocate. She talks about representing acne skin as part of the Sephora Squad, how she says positive, and why acne doesn't define her. #talontedlex #skinpositivity #acnepositivity
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How Do I Look? Sophie on Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder)

Today’s interview is with Sophie, talking about her trichotillomania. Until I spoke to Sophie I had very little knowledge on this condition so I’m really pleased that I could chat to her and educate myself.

In case you’re new to my blog, I typically talk about my own skin condition (rosacea) but started this How Do I Look? series last year so that I could talk to others in the skin positivity community. I wanted to amplify voices, educate myself and others, and show the many faces of skin positivity. I hope you find these interviews as interesting as I do. There are links to all the previous interviews at the bottom of this page.

Read my interview with Sophie (@sophiee_egb), who talks to me about her Trichotillomania and the impact hair loss has had on her life. Hair loss tips, advice for hair loss. What is trichotillomania? #talontedlex #skinpositivity #trichotillomania #hairloss #BFRBview with Sophie (@prettyandpolishedblog), who talks to me about her Trichotillomania and the impact hair loss has had on her life. Hair loss tips, advice for hair loss. What is trichotillomania? #talontedlex #skinpositivity #trichotillomania #hairloss #BFRB
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How Do I Look? P On Their Acne Conglobata

I’m so excited to kick off 2020 with this incredible interview. I’ve been a huge fan of P for their incredible work on Instagram: not only do they raise awareness of acne and help their followers feel more seen and accepted, but they write so beautifully and in such a raw way that it’s a pleasure to follow.

If you’re new to my How Do I Look? series – welcome! I have rosacea and have been blogging about it for over 6 years, but last year I decided that I should use this platform to show the many faces of skin positivity. So far I’ve spoken to people with vitiligo, psoriasis, scars, eczema, hair loss, birthmarks and more (links at the bottom of this post for each of them) and I want to keep going. Each interview teaches me something, makes me feel less alone, and shows me that although we may look different, we all have similar experiences.

I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did.

Read my interview with P (@mynameisjustp), acne and skin positivity hero. They talk about mental health, hormones, assumptions, and dealing with acne scars. #talontedlex #skinpositivity #acnepositivity
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How Do I Look? Shankar on Vitiligo

I can’t quite believe that this is the tenth instalment in my How Do I Look? series. I have been talking about rosacea on my blog and social media for 6+ years and feel so passionately about skin positivity and diversity in the appearances we are shown in the media and what is considered ‘attractive’. So I wanted to use my platform, privilege, and reach to educate people and amplify the voices of others. So far I’ve spoken to people with acne, psoriasis, scars, eczema, hair loss, and birthmarks – all posts are linked at the very bottom of this post – and today I have a new story for you.

I’m so pleased to share my interview with Shankar Jalota, better known online as The Vitiligo Man. He was amazingly open with me, covering make up, mental health, and the media representation of vitiligo. I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did.

Read my interview with the incredible Shankar Jalota (otherwise known as The Vitiligo Man) - a vitiligo model and skin positivity advocate. He talks about wearing make up to cover vitiligo, the impact of skin on mental health and the media visibility of vitiligo. #talontedlex #thevitiligoman #bodypositivity #skinpositivity
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How Do I Look? Grace On Her Scars

I can’t quite believe that we’re already on interview 8 of the ‘How Do I Look?‘ series. I started this series because I was so disappointed in the lack of representation of skin differences in the media, at the lack of information and support out there. But you can’t complain about something if you’re not willing to do something to change it. For the past 6 years I have used this blog to talk about my rosacea but I wanted to open the conversation about skin positivity and visible differences so I can cover (and learn about) lots of different topics. Every week I talk to an inspirational and interesting person in order to share their story and experiences to educate, help, and support others.

This week’s interview is with Grace Latter, a wonderful woman that I’ve followed on Instagram for years. She is an incredible body positivity advocate, a talented writer, a model, and all-round excellent human. She talked to me about her scars: one from a brain tumour and another from major surgeries on her intestines.

Repin and click to read my interview with the beautiful Grace Latter, the body positivity advocate and model. She talks about body positivity, shares her tips for self love, and the media visibility of scars. #talontedlex #gracelatter #bodypositivity #skinpositivity
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