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Mermaid Thighs Are the Newest Body Positive Response to the Thigh Gap

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Almost all of us have heard about the ‘thigh gap.’ While it’s become a big trend on social media, it has also set a lot of unrealistic and nearly unattainable images of beauty.

Well, there’s a new body trend that’s gone viral and it’s promoting body positivity. Say hello to #MermaidThighs!

Rather than body shaming women and making them feel like they have to fit into a specific body type, the mermaid thighs trend is all about loving your body and legs and embracing your self.

Tons of women have been snapping pictures of their thighs touching and sharing them across social media to celebrate their beauty and the way they look.

Plus, honestly who wouldn’t want to be a mermaid?

Take a look at some #MermaidThighs images below.

Thick thighs and big booty, forever!! #mermaidthighs #thickthighs @ejewell

A photo posted by Hayley Wagner (@hurricane.hayley) on

you ready to join #IskrasArmy link to join in my biowalk with me October 2nd in NYC and raise awareness of Eating Disorders @nedastaff which affect over 30million of us in the USA alone! 81% of 10 year olds are afraid of being fat (Mellin et al.,).that needs to STOP! 70% believe encouraging the media and advertisers to use more average sized people in their advertising campaigns would reduce or prevent eating disorders And even though EDs are a mental illness recovery isn't covered on insurance so we need to help all of those struggling and their families. Together we can walk with me sign up with the link in my bio I'll be speaking along with other inspiring guests so let's make history as the largest NEDA support walk ever thank you for your support and I cannot wait to see you all there #iskralawrence #everyBODYisbeautiful

A photo posted by iskra (@iamiskra) on

Be your own body goals 

A photo posted by Life, Actually (@lifeactuallybymic) on

#mermaid #mermaidthighs #teambodylove #gingerhair

A photo posted by Michelle, 27,(@ickemucke) on

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