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Barbie vs. Real Woman ~ Clever photo illustration

Barbie vs. Real Woman ~ Clever photo illustration

Matthew Rolston created this incredible photograph of Katie Halchishick, a founder of Healthy Is The New Skinny, for an O magazine article titled “Better than Beautiful.”

Covered with dotted lines a plastic surgeon might make prior to cosmetic surgery, the lines reflect the unrealistic beauty standards represented by the Barbie doll, which is held in beautiful Katie Halchishick’s hands.

Matthew Rolston photograph of Katie Halchishick
Matthew Rolston photograph of Katie Halchishick

Healthy is the New Skinny – HNS – Home.

What some teen girls see in the mirror ~ photo commentary

What some teen girls see in the mirror ~ photo commentary

I was struck by this  photo of an anorexic teen girl looking into a mirror and seeing a plumper reflection of herself. With images of ever slimmer runway models filling all the screens in a teenage girl’s life, it’s easy to imagine how impressionable young girls (or adult women for that matter) could be deluded into always seeing themselves as too fat–no matter what their true figure.

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