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19 October 2010

Beauty product ads hurt self-esteem

A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that ads featuring beauty products actually lower female consumers' self-esteem.

A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that ads featuring beauty products actually lower female consumers' self-esteem.

In an advertisement, a lipstick situated next to a stiletto heel represents glamour and a teddy bear in an ad for fabric softener signals softness.

 
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