the power of our own self image.

this video has been making the rounds on the internet and for good reason.
it's rare that advertising is so powerful in a way that is meaningful and altering. i can certainly identify, as i am sure most women can.
if you haven't watched this yet, please do.

there is some interesting feminist criticism of Dove's 'real beauty' ad campaign (here: bitch magazine and feministing, for starters). while i agree that this series of commercials doesn't change the beauty standards and continues to assert that beauty = value, can't we all agree that this moves advertising in better direction?

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