Tag Archive: body image

Jan 11 2012

Brand new beauty product: Fotoshop by Adobé

Via Jeremy Witteveen, a video quite apropos to an earlier discussion we had on the unfair and unattainable female body image built and propagated by the media. Fotoshop by Adobé from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.

Dec 31 2011

Teaching girls that pretty isn’t pretty enough

Real woman on the left, retouched woman on the right

One of my pet peeves, for far longer than I have identified as a feminist, and probably longer than I’ve even known the word “feminist”, is the creeping and insidious way that women are portrayed as perfect Barbie dolls in the media. When I learned that photos were often retouched, airbrushing away those parts that …

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