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IN YOUR FACE: THE CULTURE OF BEAUTY AND YOU
ANNICK PRESS, 2005
The new book from Shari Graydon, media literacy activist and former president of Media Watch, has rightly been called The Beauty Myth for kids. Written for both guys and girls, In Your Face deconstructs the culture of beauty, taking on some of the impossibly high standards people of all ages feel pressured to meet.
Graydon uses accessible language, cartoons and a textbook-like format to sort through trends and customs such as tattoos, beauty pageants, tanning and plastic surgery. She explores how some beauty standards have evolved …