By Dana Berkowitz
Botox Nation attracts from enticing, in-depth interviews with Botox clients and services in addition to Dana Berkowitz’s personal studies receiving the injections. The interviews display the non-public motivations for utilizing Botox and aid unpack how anti-aging practices are conceived by way of, and resonate with, daily humans. Berkowitz is very drawn to how Botox is now being specified to young women; considering that Botox is a approach that has to be continuously administered to paintings, the strategic option to marketplace to younger ladies, Berkowitz argues, goals to create lifetime consumers.
Berkowitz additionally analyzes journal articles, ads, or even scientific records to think about how narratives of getting older are depicted. She employs a severe feminist lens to think about the development of female our bodies and selves, and explores the effect of beauty scientific interventions geared toward keeping the specified visual appeal of stripling, the tradition of preventative medication, the appliance of scientific systems to likely fit our bodies, and the expansion and technological development to the anti-aging undefined. an enthralling and important story, Botox Nation examines how norms approximately our bodies, gender, and getting older are developed and reproduced on either cultural and person levels.
Read Online or Download Botox Nation: Changing the Face of America (Intersections) PDF
Best beauty & fashion books
Dwelling in a time whilst it used to be scandalous even to teach just a little ankle, a small variety of brave ladies lined their our bodies in tattoos and traveled the rustic, acting approximately nude on carnival levels. those gutsy ladies spun impressive tales for captivated audiences approximately abductions and compelled tattooing by the hands of savages, yet little has been shared in their actual lives.
Nails became a true model accent and yhis e-book will train you the way to accessorize them with the aid of a expert. This e-book comprises all you want to find out about provides, suggestions and easy ideas ; in addition to that includes 20 diversified step by step designs according to a number of strategies and defined through nail artist Ophélie, additionally recognized on her weblog as Tartofraises.
Ein Beauty-Programm, das nicht nur äußerlich schön macht, sondern gleichsam den Organismus tief von innen heraus reinigt und verjüngt? Die erfolgreiche Bestsellerautorin Katharina Bachman ist dieser Schönheitsformel im asiatischen Dschungel auf den Grund gegangen. Für ihr neues Buch schöpft sie aus dem umfassenden Wissensschatz der malaysischen Ureinwohner und erfuhr wie beispielsweise die beiden Power-Pulver Kurkuma und Matcha dem Teint besonderen Glanz verleihen, wie hervorragend sich Kokos für das Weißen der Zähne eignet oder wie umfassend die Stoffwechsel-Booster Papaya und Granatapfel wirken.
Remodel your glance with 35 glossy updos, knots, and twists! no matter if you are looking for a fast, uncomplicated knot for a lunch date with associates or a chic updo for an evening out in town, you can find lots of stunning hairstyles in DIY Updos, Knots, and Twists. Melissa cook dinner, writer of the preferred attractiveness and style weblog missysue.
- El libro del estilo (Spanish Edition)
- ¡No sé qué ponerme!: La guía definitiva para aprender a vestir y sacar el máximo partido de tu imagen (Spanish Edition)
- THE SACRIFICE OF LOOSING WEIGHT
- Natürliches Anti-Aging: Wie Sie mit der Kraft Ihrer Hormone länger jung bleiben (German Edition)
Extra info for Botox Nation: Changing the Face of America (Intersections)
Botox Nation: Changing the Face of America (Intersections) by Dana Berkowitz