Both men and women feel a pressure to look a certain way due to the fact that advertisers sell products through sexuality and the importance of looking good. Consequently, research reveals that this is having an adverse affect on women’s body images as the desire to achieve a super slim body which is adorned by the media, is manifesting in unhealthy behaviours. Similarly, advertisers have been under the spotlight for portraying unrealistic ideals for men also.
Women/Girls and Body Image:
Women often compare their own body to those others. It has been suggested that seeing idealised body images results in women feeling dissatisfied and unattractive in them self. Some alarming facts: Continue reading