March 23rd, 2022
Esther Omolola, a first-year Girls Write Now mentee and high school senior, recently penned an article for YR Media investigating the rise of social media filters, as well as the consequences of their popularity for teens coming of age.
“It’s okay to have acne or a big nose. It’s fine if your face isn’t symmetrical. You don’t need to lighten your skin or have big lips to be beautiful. We are all beautiful in our own way… Our imperfections are usually what makes us unique. “