Image of a collection of makeup accessories. On the left is a set of three eyeshadows in a black case, on the right are a foundation brush and eyeshadow brush crossed over eachother. To the right is a pink lipstick in a silver case next to a blusher brush and and a compact blusher.

Society’s Harmful Beauty Definition

Society’s Harmful Beauty Definition So this month is all about body image. I ummed and ahhed about whether or not I should write this post. But in the end I decided that I can’t cover body image properly without it. Without discussing society’s beauty definition and how it contributes to body image. Before I go any further I’d like to …

Black and white image of a woman with waist length hair, from the shoulder to her waist, side on from the camera. She is naked apart from a sheet covering her front.

What is Body Image?

In a culture that seems to be more concerned with how people look than how they think, body image is becoming increasingly important. But what is body image? I lay down the facts in this post. The 2017 Dove Global Girls Beauty and Confidence report was conducted across 14 countries with 5,165 girls aged 10-17. Of the girls surveyed in …