All too often, a tall, tan, thin, and lovely celebrity will tell media outlets that her favorite foods include pizza and pasta. Thanks to trailblazers like Gwen Stefani, who openly discussed
how stressful it is for a star to stay in shape, and Beyoncé, a recent leader in the healthy eating
arena, we no longer have to buy into the myth of the unearthly beauty stuffing herself skinny with carbs and marinara sauce.
Stars may have gotten more honest about their diet and exercise routines in recent years, but it's still a challenge for anyone, let alone a tabloid fixture whose every word is analyzed online, to open up about body image. Thankfully, a few R29 favorites shared their honest self-assessments with us in a series of interviews, ahead.It's your body. It's your summer. Enjoy them both. Read more Take Back The Beach stories here.