2021-04-13 16:23:55 UTC
Its no secret Christina Aguilera loves her curves.
The 40-year-old, who is the May 2021 cover star of Health magazine, told the
outlet how she initially felt "so insecure" about her body until she "started
filling out a little bit."
"I think we all have our good days and our bad days in how we feel about
ourselves," the singer explained. "Entering this business, I hated being super
skinny. Once I turned 21, I started filling out a little bit, and I was loving
my new curves."
"I appreciated having a booty," Aguilera continued. "Ive always said that women
are way more interesting to look at than men! I have a hard time looking at the
early pictures of myself because I remember feeling so insecure."
Aguilera shared that growing older has made her look at her body differently
and appreciate it more.
"I would never want to relive my 20s youre so in your own head and finding
your confidence," said Aguilera. "As you age, you stop comparing yourself to
other people and start appreciating your own body and owning it."
The Grammy winner has also developed a new mindset when it comes to beauty.
"Accepting yourself is what beauty is really about," she said. "As much as I
also love being a glam girl and playing dress-up for the camera, when it all
comes off, thats whats ultimately most rewarding being able to feel really
good about whos staring back at you in the mirror, because youre owning all of
Today, Aguilera is a proud "mama bear" to son Max, 13, and daughter Summer, 6.
Shes determined to stop worrying about what others think about her.