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Encyclopedia > Beauty advertising

Beauty advertising is advertising for beauty products such as skin care creams, lip gloss or other makeup products. Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ... Lips with lip gloss Lip gloss is a substance used for making the lips appear, as the name suggests, more glossy. ... Cosmetics or makeup are substances to enhance the beauty of the human body, apart from simple cleaning. ...

The use of airbrushed supermodels is controversial, and recent studies have shown that women feel depressed about their figures and have low body confidence as a result of beauty advertising. A supermodel is a highly paid fashion model in an elite group with a worldwide reputation. ... Clinical depression is a health condition of depression with mental and physical components reaching criteria generally accepted by clinicians. ... In psychology, self-esteem or self-worth is a persons self-image at an emotional level; circumventing reason and logic. ...

See also: Sex in advertising, advertising, marketing Images of pretty women often appear in ads even when they have no connection to the product being sold. ... Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ... Traditionally, marketing has been a term applied to the craft of linking the producers (or potential producers) of a product or service with customers, both existing and potential. ...

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Advertising - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article (3208 words)
Advertising frequently uses persuasive appeals, both logical and emotional (that is, it is a form of propaganda), sometimes even to the exclusion of any product information.
Public service advertising, non-commercial advertising, public interest advertising, cause marketing, and social marketing are different terms for (or aspects of) the use of sophisticated advertising and marketing communications techniques (generally associated with commercial enterprise) on behalf of non-commercial, public interest issues and initiatives.
Public interest groups, and free thinkers are increasingly suggesting that access to the mental space targeted by advertisers should be taxed, in that at the present moment that space is being freely taken advantage of by advertisers with no compensation paid to the members of the public who are thus being intruded upon.
Cosmetic advertising - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (145 words)
Cosmetic advertising is the promotion of cosmetics and beauty products by the cosmetics industry through a variety of media.
The advertising campaigns are usually aimed at women wishing to improve their appearance, commonly to increase physical attractiveness and reduce the signs of ageing.
Many campaigns have come under fire through their alleged use of pseudoscience and their promotion of unrealistic goals.
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