The idea that beauty sells isn’t a new one. Perfume and underwear ads aren’t full of unattractive
people. Movies and television and pop culture bombard us with idealized images of beauty, and
magazines and books tell us how we can diet and exercise our way to better bodies and to use
My 3rd grade teacher explained to me on a field trip back in the day that freckles were angel kisses. Now as a 24-year-old, most of those childhood freckles have all but disappeared. But in the summer, my face does get peppered with tiny spots along the cheek and nose. If anything, my face looks [...]
Have you ever wondered why women are complicated? Why they fret over every single damn thing in their lives?
I don’t have the exact answer, and I am by no means an expert but since last semester I have become more aware of the way advertisements are set up – the message they’re pushing and [...]
We are all beautiful, for if beauty was defined by one set of precisely measured characteristics, there would only be dullness.
Friday’s opinion page in UMD’s Diamondback struck a chord for me partly because of a Newsweek article/gallery that I recently read on the issue of image.
Beauty is in the [...]
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