Unconventional beauty is defined as, someone who isn’t beautiful, but pretty gorgeous in their own unique way. They follow this description by saying, a person who isn’t beautiful lookswise but pretty charming.
I would like to challenge this statement, because, I believe we all have the potential to be beautiful in our own unique way! Wildflowers are a little unconventional. Don’t get me wrong, they are beautiful, but not in the conventional sense of a rose!
If wildflowers were people, they wouldn’t be the cover girls of magazines. Cover girls are all about what we see. That doesn’t make them dispensible or of less value – unless that is the only thing that they value in themselves!
Hillary from the
We are so much more than that!
We all know that beauty without personality is boring. Ask any man, looking for a wife and not a toy! A partner is nothing if she brings no substance other than her beauty. A woman without character, humour and integrity is nothing. Beauty without character is like food without flavour!
Hillary adds something so profound. She says that someone who is unconventionally beautiful is attractive through
Someone who is unconventionally beautiful is attractive through their defiance of standards, not in spite of them.– Hilary Rowland, Urbanette
The Essence of Beauty
Beauty in the traditional sense fades. We are all getting older. Wrinkles become a reality, the effects of hours in the sun and bearing children, become a reality. The beauty fades, in the traditional sense fades.
Knowing who we are and standing in the full weight of our identity brings a fulness that is evident, beyond what we see!
The purity of a young girl unaware of her innocence – that is beauty! The women who have embraced who they are – despite an awkward nose or chubby cheeks. That’s unconventional beauty.
The reality is, we are all beautiful, when we embrace who we are and love that person.
I want to take things a step further. A girl called to be on the covers of magazines are meant to show traditional beauty. A woman called to be a voice in parliament is called to stand in authority, graceful in stature. Both have
Purpose isn’t a by-product when we talk about beauty. Beauty is an element of purpose and it’s time for us to see and value just that!
How would you define unconditional beauty?