Women like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce have changed their ideal body shape.
While many consider this a good thing – media adopts curved frames rather than just thin ones – research shows that is not the case.
Kylie Jenner is one of the famous stars thanks to her slim body[/caption]
Toned body with small waist and big bust like Kim Kardashian is the envy of many women today[/caption]
By the ’90s, the “methyst of cocaine” body type — made famous by women like Kate Moss and Gia Carangi — had permeated the culture.
And we’ve all known about or experienced the damage this does to women’s self-esteem, mental health and body image.
So when a new body type hits the media (one that celebrates curves and thicker frames), many people think it will help women accept their changing size. surname.
But a recent study conducted by researchers at York University in Toronto shows that this thin-thick ideal is actually more harmful than ultra-thin.
Researchers Sarah McComb and Jennifer Mills surveyed 402 women between the ages of 18-25, as those are the women who spend the most time on Instagram.
Participants were shown 13 images of different influencers: some thin-thick, some thin, and some fit.
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According to Yahoo NewsMcComb and Mills found that people who compared themselves to skinny models were “significantly more dissatisfied with their weight and appearance, and less satisfied with their bodies” than those who compared themselves to skinny models. skinny models.
The study notes that the desire to have a body like a small waist, flat stomach, big butt and big bust is extremely difficult to achieve without plastic surgery.
However, this body type has become widespread, with the hashtag #slimthicc receiving more than 134 million social media tags.
Unlike the thin-centered white ideal, the thin-thick style appeals to women of all different cultures and ethnicities.
McComb told Yahoo Canada: “The media is the most powerful and impactful sociocultural transmission of beauty ideals in our society.
“The body types and body types advertised in the media tell young women what body types are considered attractive and celebrated, and give them the impression of what they should aspire to.” .
But what we see in the media, and especially on Instagram, has been Face-Tuned, airbrushed and photoshopped, meaning it’s nearly impossible to achieve the look we see online.
York University research reveals that unrealistic striving for perfection is linked to eating disorders, social anxiety, low self-esteem, as well as high appearance and impression management.
“Internal pressure must have [a] Mills told Yahoo Canada.
To address this, the researcher calls for regulations on how social media platforms collect data and present information.
For now, however, they say it’s important to us that individuals monitor our social media use more carefully.
While the heroin luxury ideal popularized by women like Kate Moss is harmful, the slim-fit style is even more harmful.[/caption]
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