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Plastic Surgeons Warn Against Selfies

Selfies can distort the face and make the nose look larger than it is, according to plastic surgeons who say they’ve seen an uptick in requests for cosmetic procedures from people who want to look better in selfies. “Patients under age 40 take out their phones and tell me they don’t like how they look,” [...]

Petition on ‘Dangerous’ Cosmetic Surgery Kids Apps

At first glance they look innocent enough. But most parents don’t realise these common apps are seriously damaging our kids. Children as young as three are being taught to critique their own bodies and appearance through “dangerous” cosmetic surgery apps, experts have warned. A range of these games can be found on various app stores, [...]

Weight Watchers Has Completely Missed The Body Positive Memo

Photo: Weight Watchers Just when you start to think the tide is turning against the era of companies brazenly exploiting women's body image for profit, Weight Watchers launches a campaign that turns back the clock a few decades. While others in the wellbeing and image industries are slowly moving away from marketing efforts that focus on [...]

Australian advertising industry snubs Positive Body Image Awards

While 80 per cent of Australian women are larger than a size 10, and recent studies have suggested consumers respond positively when more realistic models are used, the advertising industry has maintained a defiant stance. via Ad firms give larger models a bum steer.

5 protective factors that promote positive body image

Vogue is to be commended on their recent stand again using skinny models. According to a Conde Nast International announcement, the 19 editors for Vogue magazines around the world have agreed to “not knowingly work with models under the age of 16 or who appear to have an eating disorder.” "Vogue believes that [...]