We're More Than OK With the #MermaidThighs Trend
Raise your hand if you're so ready for the thigh gap thing to be over. The idea that our bodies have to look a certain way to be attractive is so beyond passé, right?
Terms like "thigh gap," "muffin top," "spare tire," and "saddlebags" are terms that have the ability to generate shame, self-consciousness, and a bad relationship with your sense of self. But you know what phrase doesn't create those feelings? Mermaid thighs.
That's right — #mermaidthighs. It's probably the best body-positive term we've seen on social media lately, and although the message is pretty much the same on a lot of these memes, we love each and every iteration of its self-loving, mermaid-celebrating ways.