By Jennifer Nelson
In Airbrushed Nation, Jennifer Nelsona longtime insiderexposes the bare fact at the back of the smooth pages of women’s magazines, either strong and undesirable. Nelson delves deep into the area of glossies, explaining the ways that those magazines were confident for ladies, highlighting the ways that their agendas were inaccurate, and asking the questions that experience long past unasked: What do girls imagine and think in regards to the retouched pictures, the ever present intercourse suggestion, the consistent offensive on getting older, and the fable model spreads that includes unaffordable clothes and accessories? Do the unrealistic advertisements, pictures, and beliefs that permeate glossies harm women’s vanity . . . and is it intentional?
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