St. Ignatius

Spanish 4AP


All made up : a girl's guide to seeing through celebrity hype and celebrating real beauty Audrey D. Brashich ; illustrations by Shawn Banner. 305.235 BRA

Fat history : bodies and beauty in the modern West Peter N. Stearns. 613.2 STE

Research Databases

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Britannica On-line general encyclopedia, websites, magazines, primary sources, video clips

Modern World History Great source for finding historical context on past beaty traditions from around the world

EbscoHost Use this to find articles from academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and other great resources.

Internet Resources 

"What Happens When People From Around the World Photoshop the Same Image"

The Beauty Ideal: The Effects of European Standards of Beauty on Black Women

Globalizing Women's Beauty

Fair and Lovely: Standards of Beauty, Globalization, and the Modern Indian Woman

Beauty Standards in the World of Subcultures

National Geographic: The Enigma of Beauty

National Geographic TV: Taboo: Ugly episode

CIA World Fact Book

Miss Reprentation: The Representation Project

On Mannequins and Plastic Surgery in Venezuela, Context is Key