Could You Go a Year without a Mirror?


Bride-to-be and Ph.D. candidate Kjerstin Gruys has sworn off looking at mirrors for a year. Would you, could you, go a year without a mirror?

Gruys decided to take the one-year reflection hiatus to see if it would lead to a better self-image and greater self-acceptance. She's documenting her mirror-less year on her blog, Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall, where we found this photo of her without makeup... isn't she lovely? According to recent studies, most women look at a mirror about 70 times a day... imagine how much time you'd have for other things if you weren't worried about hair and make-up!

I don't think I could do it. I'm far too vain. But here's to Kjerstin... you go, girl!

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