The Real Cost of "Beauty"

Cosmetic surgeries have become more and more popular in the last few year. People are seeking out cosmetic surgeons to help boost their confidence. These surgeries have become available to not only the wealthy, but to the people at the average, and even below average incomes. But who have we been comparing our bodies to since we were 12?....Ken + Barbie, this infographic shows who Barbie was before she had her plastic surgery.

Our culture puts a huge emphasis on beauty today. Women are expected to have perfect bodies and keep their hair and makeup flawless. Barbie has been a popular icon for this definition of "beauty". This infographic shows Barbie before her surgeries that gave her the perfect body. Plastic surgery has become more normal in our society, and is becoming more affordable.The pressure of having a perfect body is a huge issue in our culture today, and this infographic shows the truth behind it. I am showing that Barbie has a body that was modified to meet this standard. 
I carved, painted, and photographed Barbie. Then researched and found the data, and designed the infographic. 
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