When it comes to leisure time, nearly every women flips through beauty magazines at least twice a month to get updated about the ongoing trends and for beauty tips. But, I swear you'll be shocked and angry both at the same time when you will come to know the truth behind these beauty magazines.
Because they hurt your self-esteem, and when I say this, I mean it.
Don't believe me? Here is the proof, do read till the end.
Elle and Cosmopolition.
In reality, when you go through the number of advertisements you'll realise they are product catalogues.
Which says it all that 85% of the magazine is made of ads.
Which shows that around 68% of the page is full of ads.
But wait, is that the "REAL ISSUE"?
The answer is "NO".
Almost 85% of the content in beauty magazines are designed to lower your self-esteem.
And I'm not just saying this.
Here you go!
Meshell Ndegeocello, once said that "Her beauty cannot be measured with standards of a colonised mind."
70% of women feel guilty, ashamed and depressed after only 3 minutes of reading a fashion magazine.
And recently the very famous clothing brand H & M, Hennes & Mauritz accepted that the pictures they use in ads are computer generated.
In US and EU, around 50 million women suffer from eating disorders and so do the models. Here, is the list of the models with an alleged history of anorexia and eating disorders.
I hope you got the point.
Don't make them think that you are interested in all that crap, whereas you're actually not.