Photoshop is shaping an outrageously perfect standard that people strive to reach. This computer program is taking away from all natural beauty and making people do extremely damaging things to themselves to reach that “perfect waist line.” Why must Hollywood create such irrational goals for people to achieve? Even some celebrities say that they would rather not have their photos touched up. When teens look at these amazing pictures of other famous teens their self-esteem lowers, and with hormones running wild this can take a negative toll on a teen's confidence. Society needs to see that natural and inner beauty is more important than flawless skin, but photoshop is corrupting the minds of society to believe otherwise.
This is not surprising. The thing that is surprising is what influences this change in beauty ideals. In ancient times the beauty ideal was influenced by the current religion. The gods and goddesses are a representation of perfection and therefore people tried to find their own perfection. This lead to very masculine bodies for the men and thin bodies for women.
Thus it can be said that the art wold and the people in leading positions on the society are the ones responsible for standards of beauty. They had enough resources to show their own view of the matter to the rest of the people, and enough social power to make others agree with them. Today the media and enterprises could be seen as using similiar power by attempting to appeal to our beauty ideals through for example advertising. Beauty and its definition have therefore been controlled by indivduals of high status in the culture throughout history. However, beauty can still
There a lot of consequences for the body such as “eating disorders from the social media” (Mclean). Therefore, people should not photoshop because something bad will come from it. Girls who share photos online often use the apps 3-5 times a day(Mclean) This means that girls use this app a lot everyday. “When the covers of magazines change culture does to”(Lanniello). therefore example, if someone put a picture of girl with a big butt in the cover of a magazines and it is not her real butt then other girls are gonna start changing their body because they want to look like that.
Do you read magazines and spend hours agonising over the fact that your body couldn’t look more different to the models you see? Do you read magazines and see celebrities and models with perfect body shapes? Remember this one piece of advice: you’re real; they’re fake. Thanks to the art of Photoshop, these models and celebrities are able to have their images touched up and altered until they reach what society perceives to be ‘perfection’. However, the truth in the matter is that there is no such thing.
Healthy life strategies that include a balanced diet, the regular practice of a physical activity, the care of the skin, hair, and nails, and above all attitude, attitude, are sufficient in most cases to achieve a pleasant appearance and reach the ideal of beauty. The concept of beauty is something subjective and abstract that has always been influenced by fashions, beliefs or trends. It is also an aesthetic value that the human being contributes to everything around him based on what he perceives through his senses, classifying it as something harmonious or pleasant, or quite the
"The word beauty is such a controversial word," says Bethann Hardison modeling agent and Vogue Italia editor. "I think that the more that there's exposure (of different kinds of looks), you give people a chance to see what could also be beautiful besides what came before." Even though society has tried to label and even influence the definition of beauty, no one specific attribution can be considered as beautiful in the physical aspect. All people are different and look different which follows up the idea that beauty lies in the eyes of the
At the outset, celebrities are very powerful in the lives of youth. From the casts of popular reality television shows to normal, celebrities are everywhere in the media and used to sell almost every product out there. Even as there are certainly some positive role models for teens among today’s celebrities, there are also many who provide an unquestionably negative influence. Youth who try to follow these celebrities may fall victim to numerous different issues. (n.a, www.teenzeen.org/, n.year, p.1) .Thus this essay will argue to some extent that there are many serious impacts of celebrity youth icons on youth identity in Fiji and the world today.
Nowadays, fashion has become one of the most important aspects of human’s daily life. From men to women, or the old to the young, more or less, fashion has been used every day without being noticed. Thoughout the years, fashion has various of types, it has adopted many different appearances. But today ,this paper would concentrate on only one group of people and their popular styles along the history which have a great impact on the world fashion: teenager. So first, let discuss slightly about fashion.
With the help of the media industries, doctoring the cover of fashion magazines, which implies the more beautiful you become, the more self-esteem you get. Besides, following the cultural phenomena is associated with being popular. Peer pressure is created as everyone want to be the trendiest one. Consequently, they will start trying to on-diet and develop anorexia