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“Girls who wear make-up are fake”: #everydaylookism stories tell us you’ll never get it right.

Putting on your face is something that very many of us do on a daily basis. On average, women will spend “29 minutes putting on make-up to achieve a ‘natural…

Body Image in Lockdown

In a world transformed by coronavirus, some people might think talking about body image is inappropriate. When our lives are stripped back and we are focused on survival, to think…

Beauty without the Beast: Can we learn from Lockdown?

As lockdown eases in the UK, we are returning to the hairdresser and beauty salon in droves. In our visual and virtual culture, beauty matters. So desperate were we to…

Dad Bods and Six Packs – We’re All to be Looked at Now

 Zac Efron’s “dad bod transformation” caused a furore on social media after his Netflix show, Down to Earth, was released. Some loved his ‘new look’, others argued that calling his…

#EverydayLookism – Body Image As A Public Health Issue

 On 19thFebruary 2021, the #EverydayLookism campaign hosted the first of its live-streamed panel discussions. In this event – Body Image As A Public Health Issue – Professor Heather Widdows, Dr…