Subscriber Account active since. At times, it feels as if society treats women's bodies like fashion trends: a certain body type is popular one day, and deemed "not good enough" the next. Fitness blogger and instructor Cassey Ho brought light to this trend recently by sharing edited images of herself, in which each photo depicted the ideal body type of a different time period. Ho had the idea to create the striking visuals after her experiences as a fitness instructor made her realize how many people deal with body image issues. She also mentioned that she's been a target of internet trolls who have said that she is too fat to be a fitness instructor or she needs to lose weight if she really cares about her career.
This Influencer Mom Shows Us What the "Perfect Female Body" Looked Like Through the Decades
A woman Photoshopped herself to have the 'perfect' body throughout history - Insider
Since pretty much the dawn of time, women have been assaulted with unrealistic beauty standards to which we're pressured to conform. The problem is, the only thing that's constant about the "perfect female body" is the standard is always changing. Back in the Renaissance era , the ideal woman was curvy and pale with a round face. It's safe to say that's changed many times since, proving that "the perfect female body" doesn't actually exist. One Instagram influencer was determined to show just how much the ideal female body has changed over the last years. Sia is a personal trainer, a mom, and she has over a million followers on Instagram.
Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' Campaign Draws Social Media Outrage
IS there such a thing as the perfect body? While I am completely opposed to body shaming in every way, I think this particular story has gotten out of hand. In this instance, I think that the people demanding it be changed have overreacted. This is just a marketing ploy that has gotten a negative reaction, but you know what they say: no publicity is bad publicity. However, the tagline has been changed after a petition and campaign to pull the ad was started with the hashtag iamperfect sweeping through social media.
Hiba Jebeile does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Instagram recently announced posts promoting diet products and cosmetic procedures will no longer be visible to users under the age of While the initiative is being led by Instagram, the policy will also be in place on Facebook.