In media, size 2 and 4 are what we are taught to be normal. From a young age, every magazine cover and tv show had the pretty skinny girls, when in fact the average girl wears size 14 in jeans. Dove constantly campaigns to promote average size women in advertising rather than using skin and bone models.
DOVE "Evolution" by David Hayman. DOVE "Evolution" This video for Dove's Self-Esteem fund shows what goes into making the images we see on advertising. As discussed in the course photoshop can heavily distort and image making the model look much different than they do in real life
She absolutely doesn't need to be in an anti-aging ad...she's beautiful just as she is, in all her glory!! And so are we all...no matter the age, race, body shape, hair style, eye color...doesn't matter. All women are beautiful by virtue of being women!!
As Hank Green's hypocrisy vlogbrothers video taught me, Dove is just a brand of Unilever, and Unilever also owns Axe. So while Dove is talking about real beauty, Axe is showing commercials about how women exist to please men. Come on.