5 Tips On How To Stay True To Yourself In A World Of Filtered Images By Nina Prisk

We live in a digital age in which we are constantly surrounded by filtered images. On the television, on social media, on our phones, and in magazines and newspapers. It’s almost impossible to escape from them. Earlier this year the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ordered beauty brands and influencers against using “misleading” filters in social media campaigns. The advertising watchdog said that filters should not be applied to promote a beauty item that could exaggerate its efficacy. But experts are saying that these new rules need to be applicable in the medical aesthetics industry too. Which is why Aesthetic Nurse and ambassador for Allergan, Nina Prisk  calls for influencers to not use filters to promote cosmetic treatments, emphasising the unrealistic images of body ideals it can promote and the physical and mental damage that can be caused as a result. Instead, she emphasises that in a world of filtered images, people need…

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