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Philomena Kwao for Ny Mag — The Cut


Philomena Kwao

On body image: “If you call me ‘fat’ it doesn’t bother me, because I just don’t care. I think that we need to allow words to be words. If my self-esteem and my self-worth linger on words that are used to describe me, then you have a problem in itself.”


Philomena Kwao

On beauty: “I’m from Ghana, in West Africa, and all the women in Ghana absolutely love shea butter. We use it for everything, head to toe. I’ve used it all my life. I went to Ghana in November with my sister, and we looked at how it’s manufactured from start to finish. It’s a beautiful thing.”

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