Tag Archives: Dove

Watch this perfect parody of Dove’s “Real Beauty” campaign

Tweet As we’ve written before, Dove’s “Real Beauty” campaign, which tells women they’re prettier than they think they are, has always been bullshit for a few reasons — a main one being that it is “cementing a whole slew of beauty standards even as it pumps up self-esteem.” And this spot-on parody from Above Average Productions highlights [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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“Dove Real Beauty,” self-esteem, and One Direction

Tweet Over the weekend, Dove released a new video promoting its carefully constructed brand of “real beauty” self-esteem boosting. The concept is clever. A series of women describe themselves to a forensic sketch artist behind a curtain. Afterward, new friends describe these same women to the same guy and he draws a new picture. Inevitably, [...]
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