The obsession to lose weight is sometimes due to women being continuously pressured by some influential factors. These factors include models, physical attractiveness or even being peer pressured by a member of their family. However the most powerful factor is models in magazines that happen to have what people call perfect bodies. Models are responsible for human beings craving the ‘perfect’ body. The media is responsible for young girls becoming self conscious after buying thin Barbie dolls, thinking being skinny, fake and blonde is the correct way to go.
There is a lot of controversy when it comes to the issue in whether or not females have excessive pressure to have the perfect bodies. This issue has led to many concerns. Therefore, some individuals argue that females should just be happy with their own personal image. However, 1 out of every 10 teens tried to end their lives because they were experiencing depression and they just wanted to fit in. There is too much pressure on females to have the ideal body image.
Basically, you have to look like a Barbie doll. Everywhere I look, the fashion industry promotes people who are skinny as a stick and beautiful as a diamond. Our society tends to downgrade women who have a little extra weight on them. A long term goal I have is to start my own online clothing boutique one day. I want to help women embrace their figures and personalities for who they really are.
Females see that as beauty making them thinks that the makeup will make them just as “beautiful’ as the women in the ad. The effect of this problem is millions of anorexic women thinking they need pound of make up trying to live up to the expectation of today's societies. Third is the loss of power among women in today's society. According to unwomne.org in America there are
“From children 's toys to TV programs, images of the ‘ideal’ body have permeated every level of our visual culture” (Swinson). I think that this is so important in today’s society because people are comparing themselves to a person that is essentially fake. There is so much photoshop that goes into these pictures and this ‘flawless look’ is impossible to achieve. Photoshop is one of many principles that Not only do many women feel that wearing makeup is a modern essential, but they feel that having the high end, expensive brands are the key to achieving the perfect look. Celebrities are people we look up to, and because we look up to them, we would do anything to be like them.
Twentieth Century Body Image At many points of a woman’s life, they feel doubtful of their body and of their beauty because the standards that are set by the media of today, and the media of the past. One cannot look through a magazine without reading an article title that has anything to do with weight loss or beauty treatments. Even in magazines from decades ago, beauty advertisements and articles on how to be the perfect size or shape, filled the pages. The media’s influence on women’s body image has been very severe on women for decades. At the beginning of the twentieth century, almost every woman was concerned with obtaining the desired curves of the time.
Finally, the unrealistic standard of appearance can cause emotional and physical harm, such as stress, eating disorders, and even suicide. Anorexia is a popular eating disorder; people that have this disorder have a distorted body image that causes them to see their selves as overweight. They even see themselves as overweight when they are dangerously thin. This can even lead to starvation and death. Not only do these conditions harm the individuals, they also harm their friends, family, and
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1 “Don’t be dramatic, it’s just some plastic, no one will love you if you’re unattractive” by Melanie Martinez. Have you ever felt like you weren’t pretty enough, just because society has a different definition of pretty? Society today sets high standards of body image, facial features, and talents. Society’s high standards have various negative effects on us, especially if we’re girls. Setting these standards has caused an enormous number of girls all around the world to despise their flaws; therefore, have a very low self-esteem which leads to portentous physical and mental disorders and illnesses.