Volante News & Blog

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

The Beauty Myth

This ad stopped me in my tracks.

I’m used to seeing beauty and cosmetics ads featuring the usual icily beautiful 20 something model, the kind of woman who must be tired of people telling her how beautiful she is.  She knows she is beautiful, it’s so obvious that the comment becomes fatuous.

I’m also used to Dove’s ‘campaign for real beauty’ ads, featuring women who are slightly less than perfect; well at least they display a