Study Explains Why Swimsuit Shopping Makes Most Women Feel Like Crap
Apr 25, 2012 12:57
Summer is near, and you know what that means: swimsuits! Not excited? You're not alone. A report from researchers in Australia's Flinders University states that trying on swimsuits makes most women "feel anxious and
The "report says just thinking about bathing suits can put women in a
crummy mood" because "mirrors, bright lighting, and the virtual demand
that women engage in close evaluation of their body in evaluating how
the clothes appear and fit."
All that said, maybe advertisers should start using real women to model their bathing suits. Maybe then we don't have to feel like shit just because we're not a size 2.
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