Media Perception of Beauty Revisited

Just wanted to let you all know that the onslaught video video link was fixed. If you find any other links not working please just leave a comment and it’ll be fixed right away.

For those who might not be familiar with the onslaught video, it is the one of the video that dove created in their “beauty” campaign where they tackle the issue of media’s influence on the perception of beauty. It followed a video called “evolution” that quickly went viral and had became a huge topic of discussion. It is a must-see video.

Note that you could click on one of the “categories” on the right to see the full list of entries by category. If you click on Video, you’ll see some great videos worth watching.

My Personal Favorites
Untitled – Great Video, beautifully made, wonderful story
Nickelback – Savin’ Me – Makes you think about the fragility of life. Puts life into perspective.

Please leave comments and share your thoughts!

Evolution Video
Onslaught Video

Some Quick Facts:
– Since 1997, there has been a 457% increase in the total # of cosmetic procedures.
– Top 5 surgical cosmetic procedures in 2007 were: Liposuction, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, and breast reduction.
– Americans spent $13.2 billion on 11.7 million cosmetic procedures in 2007.

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