True beauty has no place for body-shaming ads

Today, we are exposed to many trends that dictate what ideal beauty features are, making many women feel uncomfortable in their own skins, says the writer. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PEXELS
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When I was 17, I made the decision to permanently laser off the hair on my legs.

This happened after a mock job interview for a career preparation course in polytechnic, when the middle-aged female instructor made a comment about my leg hair in front of a male trainer and my male classmate.

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