Elle Magazine features model, Nicole Trunfio, in a beautiful moment of motherhood

Lynn Griffith
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Recently, celebrities and models have started trending a more natural look.  Magazines have featured celebrities in their natural beauty, allowing them to be more relatable to society.

Nicole Trunfio featured on Elle Magazine Australia in the natural beauty of motherhood.

Model, Nicole Trunfio, participated in a typical cover shoot for Elle Australia, featuring clothing by top designers.  During a break, Trunfio breastfed her son, Zion Clark.  The editors noticed the sweet, natural and spontaneous moment and decided to snap a picture.  (1)

Editor-in-chief, Justine Cullen, reports, “It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.”  The photo taken by Georges Antoni is not featured on the cover of Elle Australia.  Trunfio reported that the image moved her stating, “When I saw the cover of me breastfeeding, which was unplanned and just natural, I teared up and thought, ‘Wow this is such a special moment where my worlds have collided.'” (1)

The image has raised attention on social media.  Often times, women feel like breastfeeding should be hidden and have anxiety about it not being acceptable in public.  Seeing Trunfio radiant and relaxed has captured breastfeeding as a beautiful aspect of motherhood.  Trunfio also understands that breastfeeding can be painful, exhausting and messy and wants people to know that this picture only captures one part of motherhood.  Trunfio posted on her Facebook page, “I obviously don’t look like this or wear [this] while I am breastfeeding, but this stands for all women out there: whether you breastfeed or not, we gave birth, we are women, we are mothers,” Trunfio posted on her Facebook page. (1)

Jordan Sparks and Candace Cameron Bure show their natural beauty in the latest edition of People Magazine.

In the latest issue of People Magazine, Jordin Sparks and Candace Cameron Bure pose in their natural beauty without photoshop touch-up.   Both Sparks and Cameron Bure allow their fans to see them o naturale without make-up.  Speaking of her stretchmarks, Sparks tells People Magazine, “I call them my tiger stripes,” she says. “There’s nothing I can do about them.” (2)

Candace Cameron Bure recently returned from taking a hiatus to raise her and her husband’s children.  She reports that she is particular about photoshop, stating, “I never want to put a false image out there.”  Bure will star in new Netflix series, Fuller House. (2)

Other celebrities who have recently showed the world their true selves include Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Katie Holmes, Drew Barrymore, Beyoncé and several others. (3) Whether you are watching television, scrolling the internet, or perusing magazines, remember, celebrities are real people.  We all have strengths, weakness, different bodies, flaws and even similar roles in life.  Don’t allow yourself to be filled with envy; instead, be proud of the natural beauty that is unique to you.

Sources for this article include:
(1) www.yahoo.com
(2) www.people.com
(3) www.cbsnews.com

Image source: lafm.com.au

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