"Growing up in Hollywood and in the entertainment industry, I've seen girls get bombarded with pressure to always diet, cover up their flaws and get plastic surgery to try and look like the magazine images," she tells JSYK. "Everywhere I looked, girls were unhappy and always chasing these ideals."
Beyond her music, which does address these issues, Caitlin was inspired to launch LoveYourFlawz.com, a website that highlights people of all shapes and sizes, who embrace their imperfections as who they are. "I found myself just as obsessed with this insanity as everyone else," she admits. "But because I had had enough of feeling that way, I've been on a quest to help counteract the cycle."
Hundreds of people have submitted their own photos and supported the positive body image campaign, including celebrities like Emily Osment and Jordin Sparks.
"My biggest passion is body image issues with women," Caitlin adds. "Everyone struggles in that area, I struggle with it too. Let's try to support each other and encourage each other instead of tear each other down."
Check out the California native's new 'Flawz' video, which not only features her catchy pop single, but also includes footage of regular people and celebrities alike celebrating just how extraordinary they are. Caitlin Crosby's debut album of the same name is available in stores and on iTunes now.