Photos of models and women on magazines are being retouched, do they want to promote higher expectations of a perfect body image? Females see it everywhere and every day, in the media. The images we see are retouched by fixing the hair, to a women shedding off a few pounds, to hiding a pimple. Even though these images seem to be perfect, these pictures might be devising. The magazine industry and fashion seem to be aware of the photo shopping, but will not admit it. The unrealistic of these images make women feel ashamed of the way they look from weight, height, to wrinkles, and pimples, and the industry knows that but instead of changing the fact that they photo shop these images these magazines are making money off of selling women the ideal of being perfect. I believe this topic has affected or has come across any teenage girl, because I know I have thought about my personal image as well, and how it affects an individual can be powerful from if you are the right size to the right height, if not how did we come across to fix these problems ourselves.
Photo shopping has led young females to think they don’t have the perfect ideal image to fit into society so why does the media put out the perfect ideal body image in magazines? “Since the birth of the modem day photograph in 1839, there have always been techniques to “improve” the captured image.” (Brown, 2014) Young women tend to think that they must have a certain image like small waist, perfect height, no blemishes to the perfect skin tone. We feel ashamed after going over a magazine and looking through these images. Young girls that have not gone through puberty are scared of gaining weight, that’s when you are still attending elementary.
So what is the perfect body? How do you get the perfect body? I think there is more to the human body than society has told us. If society pushes the expectations, any female should be able to look however they want with big...