Media and Women's body image
Television & Movies - Shows the types of bodies that are ‘acceptable’ and which aren’t.
Magazines - Articles that tell you how to 'lose weight fast!’ or 'look years younger!’ imply you should look a certain way.
Advertisements & Commercials - Attract attention to their products by using thin women and muscular men, The images are edited to show unrealistic bodies
REALITY OF THIS
Body Features - Props, Lighting, Angles and Computer Techniques
Shapes & Sizes - Altered
Unwanted Features - Edited out
Body Features from photos of different people - Combined to create the 'perfect’ image
Body Doubles - Common in films
Photos can also be completely computer generated
CONSEQUENCES OF THIS ON PEOPLE
Using Drugs (Steroids, cocaine, diet pills, cigarettes etc.)
Cosmetic Procedure Complications
Depression and other metal health issues
Low self esteem