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10 African Women Who Will Make You Rethink #BodyGoals – OkayAfrica DIASPORA—Curvy models are using Instagram to bring their personal messages of unapologetic body positivity and sexuality to the social media masses. These women represent a different type of bad, boujee, beautiful and sexy.

With curvy models appearing for the first time on covers of many of the world’s biggest fashion and lifestyle publications, you could say these women are leading a revolution in the way women are represented in the media. These beauties speak truth to the adage “thick thighs that save lives,” and effortlessly prove that cellulite exudes being LIT! They do it all through social media too. Below, we present our favorite curvy models from across the African continent.


I am an extremist…when I love something, I over do it. I could wear nude everyday ✨🍫

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What is in your hand? A question a dear person to me asked me constantly when I made the decision to take the Leap… Like Moses I had a list of excuses but like Moses God used the staff in his hand to free the Israelites from Pharaoh! The staff was all Moses had in his hand! What do you have in your hand? Could be your gift, your talent, or even your pain… We all have something in our hand no matter how little- offer it to God in Faith & watch Him perform wonders right before your eyes. For maybe you were called for such a time as this- Esther 4:14! Surrender & walk in your Purpose & He will place you before kings to fulfill His Purpose. 📷 @victorpeace Makeup by @nzilanikimani Hair by @pascalhairkenya Wearing @vivoactivewear #SaturdayWorship #HisWillOnly #BeautifulSeason #AllTheGloryBelongsToHim

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The last few days have been a little rough. Dealing with a sick child, a crashed computer and unplanned expenses to name a few. Hey ! That still did not stop me from waking up this morning, get my act together and dress up like I am vacationing on a tropical island. All hail to this fabulous linen combo from @penningtons! _______________  Finding stylish clothes that fit me and my personal style has definitely been one of the driving forces behind my self-confidence journey. Wearing what makes you feel good, won't solve your problems but it'll certainly boost your confidence. That's why I fully support the latest #iwontcompromise campaign from @Penningtons .Women should not have to compromise on style or comfort when buying jeans or any other piece of clothing.  _______________ Want to join the movement ? Check out the Penningtons Powersongs against prejudice Video (link in bio) to feel empowered and not compromise. #PenningtonsPartner #plussizefashion #plussize #linenpants #vacationmode #canadianmom #canadianblogger #Toronto #Penningtons

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