A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 years

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 years

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The woman passed her photo through the filters of the Facetune application to show how she would look according to the trends of the last seven decades. A resident of London did this to prove to the girls that it is unrealistic to have a perfect image for all time. The fashion for skinny forms passes, it is replaced by the sports ideal, and after a few years — the "hourglass" figure. The British woman wants to inspire girls to accept themselves as they are, and not try to fit their body into a fashionable framework.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 years31-year-old Alex Light decided to transform her body according to the ideals of several decades. She started with the "hourglass" figure, which was fashionable in the 1950s, and gradually moved on to the following types, until 2020. For the transformation, the Briton used the Facetune mobile app. At the end of the experiment, the woman realized that the ideal type of figure is very changeable, which means it is unrealistic to achieve it.

Standards are so changeable that it makes no sense to blindly follow them, putting your health in danger. A resident of London concluded that the idea of an ideal female figure depended on the signs that were at the zenith of fame at one time or another.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the 50s, the popularity of Marilyn Monroe made the hourglass figure the most desirable among women.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the 1960s and 1970s, the image of a thin and petite lady, like Twiggy and Farrah Fawcett, was at the height of fashion.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the 80s, a sporty appearance came to the fore, like the model Elle MacPherson.A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the 90s, there was a sharp change of ideals to the most skinny forms in the history of fashion.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the early 2000s, a sporty figure again became at the peak of popularity, but now with a gap between the hips and large breasts.

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsIn the 2010s, girls began copying Kim Kardashian with her "hourglass".

A British woman with the help of a photo editor showed how her figure would look according to the beauty ideals of the last 70 yearsAlex completed the project with a photo of herself real in 2020, without filters. She says that she likes the real picture more than the others.Many girls who do plastic surgery are trying to fit their figure to an ephemeral ideal that will become irrelevant tomorrow. Most users of social networks edit their photos in Photoshop, losing their own individuality. Alex hopes that her message about confidence in her body and the dangers of losing weight will be heard by young women. Happiness is possible only with a full life, in which there is no need to replace the truth with a lie and waste energy on fleeting trends.

Fashion imposes on us the skinny ideals that most women aspire to. Three British women told their stories about how they came from dissatisfaction with themselves to admiration for their bodies.

Keywords: Bodypositive | Great britain | Girls | Women | Ideal | Mobile application | Popularity | Standard | Transformation | Trends | Figure | Photos | Photo editor | Experiment

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