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Body-Positive Instagrammers Are Celebrating Their 'Hip Dips' In Viral Trend

By Aimee Lutkin

If there is a part of your body you feel weird or self-conscious about, please stop. You are beautiful as you are and also whatever it is will probably have a catchy name and a hashtag any day now, because you're not alone. 

That's what's just happened with a long neglected body part folks are suddenly worried about—you know, that little indentation that occurs in many people's side-butt area. The "hip dips."

According to Glamour magazine, there's over a thousand posts on Instagram about hip dips, sometimes called violin hips, because we are all shapely instruments.

Honestly, I have these too, and have never spared them a second thought, so it's interesting to see that simply acknowledging a part of your body is being labeled "body positivity." If I took a picture of my elbow and shared it, would that be body positivity? I guess so, if I've always been self-conscious about them. And apparently, a lot of women have been extremely self-conscious about the fact that people can see where their leg attaches to their hips in a completely ordinary and human fashion: