It would be impossible for me to agree with this gal anymore than I already do.
Either we are both right, or we are both bad people – regardless, I stick with her story. I got your back, Kimberly.
Majority of America is indeed – overweight. By showing these “real” models are we saying that it’s okay? Could the “real” models be healthier? Yes. So could I…and I’m sure you could be also.
There has to be a happy medium. I don’t want to see skin & bones – and I don’t want to see chubby… Just give me a good size 8.
I can only ignore it for so long—this trend of using what they call real women as models, rather than the professionals we’re used to seeing.
I’m not sure whether y’all will be relieved or disappointed, but I’m not going to rant this time. Maybe it’s because I don’t care enough to get worked up, but I’m just going to pose a few thoughts and questions.
Was it really just Photoshopping women that was the trend, and now it’s fading?
Does seeing these un-retouched women make you feel better or worse about yourself?
I ask because—hate me for this or not—seeing ads like this:
makes me want to workout more than seeing the unrealistic photo(shop)s of women. I know I can’t achieve thighs the size of my nonexistent biceps, but I see the bigger girl and find myself wanting to go to the gym. I don’t want to be like her more than…
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