Ep.113 Liberte Free to Be 

The Beauty Rebellion

with positive body image activist,

Amy Bates








Amy Bates is the Founder of the Beauty Rebellion, a positive body image activist and beauty industry educator. The Beauty Rebellion is a multi-layered coaching business that teaches beauty professionals how to run an ethical, inclusive and body positive beauty business that helps their clients learn to be confident in their bodies and improve their self-esteem aswell as coaching individuals to improve their body confidence. 

She is a number one bestselling author of The Body Confidence Masterplan and podcast show host of Girl talk - a signposting and support show for beauty industry professionals to help themselves and clients with issues that affect women.

Amy is on a mission to help people stop spending so much time worrying about what we look like and more time living happy and fulfilled lives and drive change in the beauty industry. She started her career as a Police Officer and changed direction to the world of Bridal Beauty in 2011.

The Rebellion has evolved into educating beauty professionals in building clients self-esteem and having a positive impact on body positivity through better education and representation. You can complete an accredited course on how to be a body positive beauty business.

The affiliate programme allows beauty pro's to represent their business as a driver of change for the impact the industry has on mental health.
The Beauty Rebellion offers professionals the opportunity to promote positive body image personal development courses and self-esteem building retail items for clients.

 "Rebels & non-conformists are the pioneers and designers of change." #Indira Ghandi

And that is exactly what the Beauty Rebellion is here to do. To create change in the beauty industry, create change in the way we see beauty and build confidence and self-esteem in the women and men we see ! We need to  see that the next generation develops tools to combat the issues surrounding the way they see themselves and others.

Subjects covered-

  • Career shifts from the police force to the beauty industry
  • Confidence is key
  • The lack of diversity and inclusion in the beauty industry
  • Why representation matters
  • What sparked Amy's passion to create change
  • Body confidence and self esteem
  • What's next?

If you would like to find out more about The Beauty Rebellion and Amy please visit-https://beautyrebellion.co.uk/home
I had the pleasure of joining Amy on her Girl Talk podcast recently and you can hear our interview here

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