Here’s another insightful video from Dove. Rather than describe it, just watch:
This really drives home the point that women are so critical of their appearance. We carry the negative messages that are given to us as children and replay them. I was struck by how inaccurate the women’s comments were when asked to describe themselves, but how positive the comments were about other people. The drawings made from the descriptions of others were so much more accurate than the drawings made from the self descriptions.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Today I’m going to look for beauty when I look in the mirror.