Beauty Ideals: Media Construction of Feminine Perfection

Posted: September 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

The representation of ideal feminine types has changed over time. Why do these “beauty ideals” change? Do the media play a role in “representing” body types and beauty ideals?

On that subject, seeThe Disturbing Effect Our Beauty Standards Have on Women Across the World.” On the role of the advertising in establishing beauty standards, see “Seven Ways the Beauty Industry Convinced Women That They Weren’t Good Enough“. What is the role of the fashion industry and the models on runways? See this aritcle, “Is fantasy beauty failing young women”.  Also see this article, “The truth about size zero.  


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