By InStyle Staff
Feb 17, 2015 @ 2:40 pm

Below is an excerpt from "17 Songs That Will Make You Feel Beautiful," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full story at

I, for one, am thrilled to see the blitz of empowering videos about being and appreciating yourself. As a beauty gal, I love makeup, skin care, and dabbling in a few bold hairstyles (I currently have a wash of blue in my hair), but at the end of the day, I am left with the woman without the mascara and the concealer. And as someone with a healthy dose of confidence, it wasn't until the past few years that I truly felt comfortable and pretty in my own skin.

This year has been chock-full of videos encouraging us to embrace our natural looks, which led me down memory lane's best beauty anthems. Check out some of the songs here — most capture the essence of being yourself, while others just make you feel good.

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