Destroy The Beauty Myth

The more legal and material hindrances women have broken through, the more strictly and heavily and cruelly images of female beauty have come to weigh upon us….During the past decade, women breached the power structure; meanwhile, eating disorders rose exponentially and cosmetic surgery became the fastest-growing medical specialty….Recent research consistently shows that inside the majority of the…attractive, successful working women, there is a …dark vein of self-hatred, physical obsessions, terror of aging, and dread of lost control.

Exert from - The Beauty Myth: Naomi Wolf
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Beauty-Myth-Images-Against/dp/0099861909