Model Charli Howard: They told me I was fat

Charli Howard knew all about the ugly side of modelling. Then one day she decided shed had enough   Body image The Observer Model Charli Howard: They told me I was fat Charli Howard knew all about the ugly side of modelling. Then one day she decided shed had enough. The body-positive activist reveals why she had to stand up to the fashion industry Eva Wiseman Sun 28 Jan 2018 05.00EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Messenger Close   Id eat an apple a day, and I still wasnt thin enough for them: Charli Howard wears dress (just seen) by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. Fashion by Jo Jones. Hair by Josh Knight at Caren Agency using Bumble and Bumble. Make-up by Nikki Wolff using Dior. Photograph: Andrew Woffinden for the Observer It started with a pair of leather trousers. Charli Howard was 23, and had just returned […] Read more »

What you should know before buying sunglasses

(CNN)Summer's almost here, so beware the brightest of sunlight! To protect your eyesight, the most important recommendation you need to follow is to wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet radiation whenever you go outside during daylight hours, according to the National Eye Institute. This is true for everyone, no matter what age, year round.       See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/30/health/sunglasses-uv/index.html Read more »

Christy Turlington: The closest Ive come to death? The birth of my daughter

The model on her campaign Every Mother Counts, and how she dislikes talking about her appearance Born in California, Christy Turlington Burns, 48, was scouted to be a model at 14 and went on to become one of the original supermodels. After suffering a postpartum haemorrhage in 2003, she took a masters in public health and set up non-profit organisation Every Mother Counts, addressing global maternal health. The charity has partnered with Toms shoes. She is married to actor Ed Burns, has two children and lives in New York. When were you happiest? Before kids, when I was 13 or so, on the back of my horse, running at full speed in an open pasture. Post kids, happiness happens often, but in more subtle ways. I now prefer the word content. What is your greatest fear? I dont fear anything but fear itself. Fear makes humans behave inhumanely. What is […] Read more »