Thinspiration women buy magazines promote impossible body images

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Thinspiration: Why women buy magazines that promote impossible body images

A new study reveals the secret of how some fashion and beauty magazines continue to attract devoted audiences, even though they glamorize super-thin models that would seem to taunt normal-sized women. The research suggests that some readers, rather than comparing themselves unhappily with the thin models, may derive “thinspiration”: the belief that they can make […]

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