A deeper look into the effects of the portrayal of women’s bodies in media.

Credit: “Pretty Ugly” by Faith Arnett

I’m writing at an airport while simultaneously half-listening to the conversations around me. I glance up for a moment when I hear two older women fawning over beauty products at what looks like one of those airport vending machines for makeup. I walk over out of curiosity after they chat and leave, my jaw dropping when I fully see the object of their attention.

It’s shaped like a van with plastic luggage on top, all painted over with different shades of pink that stand out starkly…

Faith Arnett

Chadwick School senior and Editor-In-Chief of school newspaper The Mainsheet. Writing to help spread awareness.

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