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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

Unhealthy diet

Over exercising

Using Drugs (Steroids, cocaine, diet pills, cigarettes etc.)

Cosmetic Procedure Complications

Eating Disorders

Depression and other metal health issues

Low self esteem