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Buckle up and get ready as I delve into a variety of topics regarding physical beauty.

We'll take a look at our society's obsession with physical beauty and the consequences these impossible beauty standards have had on us.
Let's face it; this fascination regarding physical beauty and body image isn't a recent phenomenon; it has been around for centuries, crossing borders, and has affected men and women alike.
The realization of this podcast has come about by my own experiences having to deal with society's perverse notion of physical "perfection" and researching an array of topics that have intrigued me over the years.

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Beauty Unlocked the podcast Carissa Vikis

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 68 Ratings

Buckle up and get ready as I delve into a variety of topics regarding physical beauty.

We'll take a look at our society's obsession with physical beauty and the consequences these impossible beauty standards have had on us.
Let's face it; this fascination regarding physical beauty and body image isn't a recent phenomenon; it has been around for centuries, crossing borders, and has affected men and women alike.
The realization of this podcast has come about by my own experiences having to deal with society's perverse notion of physical "perfection" and researching an array of topics that have intrigued me over the years.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

    Let's be honest, Fatphobia exists

    Let's be honest, Fatphobia exists

    Welcome, Friends!
    You might not realize this, but the world celebrates people of a particular body type, while there is systematic discrimination against people who are bigger-bodied or plus-sized. It's a fact that fat-shaming and fatphobia are normalized, accepted, and tolerated.
    In this episode, we look at an article written by Stephanie Dolgoff on the harmful effects of fatphobia.

    • 27 min
    Bonus Episode: Modern Weight-loss Torture Device?

    Bonus Episode: Modern Weight-loss Torture Device?

    In this brand new bonus episode, we talk about a new device created by medical professionals and scientists "to help fight the global obesity epidemic." Cue the eye roll and sarcasm!
    Are. You. Ready?

    • 20 min
    Would we be considered beautiful in Ancient Greece?

    Would we be considered beautiful in Ancient Greece?

    When you think of Greece, I'm sure your mind wanders to her majestic forests, pristine beaches, and delicious food. But have you ever stopped to think, "Would I be considered beautiful in Ancient Greece?"
    In this episode, we're delving into a very insightful article written by Anna Wichmann.
    Are You Ready?

    • 23 min
    What do White Supremacy and Capitalism have to do with Beauty Standards?

    What do White Supremacy and Capitalism have to do with Beauty Standards?

    Has it ever crossed your mind how White Supremacy influences Beauty Standards? What about the correlation between Colonialism and Capitalism and how it influences Beauty Standards? In this episode, we'll look at Jessica Defino's article written for the new column in TeenVogue, Standard Issues.
    We're going to define what beauty standards are, how colonizers forcibly introduced their beauty ideals worldwide, and how colonialism gave capitalism a brilliant business model to follow.
    Are you ready for another thought-provoking episode?

    • 24 min
    Guest on For Better Self & Net Worth Podcast pt. 2

    Guest on For Better Self & Net Worth Podcast pt. 2

    Welcome back, friends!
    We continue our discussion with Ella, host of For Better Self & Net Worth podcast, on beauty, our podcasts, hustle-culture, and mindset around the best life, and so much more!

    • 51 min
    Guest on For Better Self & Net Worth Podcast pt. 1

    Guest on For Better Self & Net Worth Podcast pt. 1

    Welcome friends!
    I decided to release this two-part episode where Ella, host of For Better Self & Net Worth invited yours truly for a casual chat. We discuss our journey to self-love and acceptance, and we talk about the deceiving messages that the beauty industry creates to make us consumers. Part one is a jam-packed episode that you definitely don't want to miss out on!

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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68 Ratings

68 Ratings

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Researched Podcast

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