Photographer helps women embrace their flaws

Cindy Severino

Valerie Anselme uses photography to tell stories and encourage people to embrace their flaws in “The Flawed Beauty Project.” A few months ago the project started and it is already making a positive impact in social media. One of Anselme’s objectives is to make her models feel good about their imperfections and accept them.  Anselme started photography two years ago and decided to create this project to raise money for a hospital in Haiti, her parents’ native country.

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Guest Bio: Valerie Anselme

Season 1; Episode 4

According to Margaret Wolfe Hungerford “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” What happens when you look at yourself and all you see are flaws? Valerie Anselme of “The Flawed Beauty Project” is looking to change that. She hopes her project will encourage women to embrace their imperfections. “I want to help people embrace who they are no matter what physical flaws they may have,” said Valerie. “No matter how you look you embody beauty.” She feels the media has its own portrayal of what beauty is.

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