The Rise of Sexy Selfies and What That Means for Women

Are we taking steps backwards? You decide.

Selfie of Woman in Towel
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Renee Somferfield Bikini Selfie

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Turns out, posing half-naked in the mirror and snapping a picture can be quite lucrative, according to The Daily Mail. Renee Somferfield (pictured) launched her own career by posting a ton of photos in her bikini online. We respect ambitious women (obvs) so this got us thinking: Do you think this causes women to be objectified and their bodies more frequently judged? Or do you think becoming an 'Insta-babe' is empowering?

Do you think sexy selfies are objectifying or empowering to women?

Selfie Woman in Towel

(Image credit: Marie Claire)