Friday, July 17

Another Fake Vs. Real

As women, we're made to feel inadequate so that we dish out serious money in hopeless attempts to become thin; to have glowing skin, perfect hair, perfect teeth, and curves in all the right places. We're bombarded with images of how we "should" look: exquisitely beautiful with somehow flawless, wrinkle-free skin and impossibly curvaceous-yet-slim bodies, impeccable teeth and hair, and even a sun-kissed glow.

Well, we have no hope of living u
p to these expectations because the images we use to judge how we should look...are fake. Here's another link to show before and after photos that were altered; more proof that what we're being "sold" in advertisements isn't the real deal.

So, what do you do? You learn to love the body you live in. You work on making YOUR body as good as it can be, and your life as healthy as you want it to be. You stop looking at magazines and questioning why so-and-so's abs are flatter, boobs are bigger, waist is smaller, and you remember that they aren't perfect, then you smile to yourself because you know better and aren't buying into all that commercialized, glorified crap.

Here's a great video made by Dove that fits right in with this entry: