Former Editor of Marie Claire magazine, Liz Jones, says today in the Daily Fail that she’s given up on glossy magazines. It’s nice to know I’m not the only one (although I realised this at least six years ago), but I am amazed that this particular newspaper has chosen to print the article. Jones says that, “All these images have a drip, drip, drip effect, making us feel dissatisfied with ourselves”, yet a quick browse around the Femail web pages reveals that The Mail is not exactly helping either…
- Generation XXL – why ARE we all fatter than our mothers?
- I’ve got the body of a 16-year-old! says Ulrika Jonsson… after £11,000 of surgery
- The day I dyed: Linda Kelsey has a confession to make in her diary of going grey
So we’ll all be happy if we’re slim and young-looking, with perfect boobs? Nothing at all patronising, fake and pointless about that, eh?
Image via Toban Black‘s Flickr photostream.