Issue 1 - Mirror Mirror

Issue 1 - Mirror Mirror


Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all? We are! Issue 1 is here!

This inaugural issue of Ash presents a palette of relatable perspectives on body image, beauty and self-love, challenging the narratives often found in mainstream media.

Featuring words from women who inspire us, including:  

Harnaam Kaur
Charlie Craggs
Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower
Nabihah Iqbal
Naomi Shimada
Helene Morris of Lonely Lingerie
Aweng Chuol
Grace Victory
Sol Bela
Critstina Banban
Lilian Martinez
Nat B
Araki Koman
J C Cowans
Lucy Sheridan
Anti Diet Riot Club

… and so many more.

Some of what’s inside:
- Radical self-love and acceptance
- The reality of self-love post childbirth
- Why representation matters
- Posing nude and being a muse
- Why make-up is political
- Fetishization of women of colour
- Tits! Lots of tits!
- A dissection of one woman’s dieting history, and why it’s time to stop
- Survey results: how Instagram really makes you feel
- Curing the curse of comparison
- Living in ‘bad’ skin
- What to eat after a long, hormonal ugly cry
- Being dirty (to save the planet)

… and of course, more from our incredible cover artist – Olivia Healy, who talks about drag, club culture and its influence on her work.

All pre-orders will be shipped on September 8th.
£1 from the purchase of each issue in print will be donated to Bloody Good Period.

Ash is: Independent. Intersectionlal. Telling stories. Supporting women, non binary folk and causes we love. A more honest read.

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