Why does the beauty industry constantly make us feel bad?

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Everyone knows that beauty ads always have some type of filters. There is always something within an image that is photoshopped in a ad magazine: models are shown thinner than what they really are, makeup is more vibrant than what it actually appears to be, and clothes are either longer or shorter than what they were made to look like. With all the constant photo shopping and altering of images, it only sends one kind of message, and it’s not a positive one at all. 

For decades, the beauty industry has set the standards for what beauty should be and what it should look like. Skinny models were the trend for many years, and now, being curvy and healthy is what’s popular. Another trend that is trending is today is ethnicity and diversity; we are seeing more color within fashion shows and beauty ads. Fashion and beauty has definitely…

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