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Anindita Eka Aprilia (K2220014)

Video Title: Let’s Talk Beauty Standards

Date: 11 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Beauty standards, when we talk about beauty standards, we often mean the ideal of feminine beauty. This is a socially constructed notion that a woman’s physical appearance is one of her most important assets and that it is something that all women should strive to achieve and maintain.Beauty standards have changed from time to time this is done by culture by the media and the argument that it is done for various reasons one of which is economic incentives e.g. the beauty industry will sell more anti-aging products if there is a universal belief that aging and wrinkles are bad if beauty standards differ across cultures and just based on what that culture does then you won’t be able to sell beauty products to everyone so they need one beauty standard so that they can market all their products in bulk masal
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    I want to bring hope and I want to bring encouragement that these beauty standards are not absolute and these beauty standards are not fixed, social media is just the newest form of media and arguably the most invasive form of it.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    Afadi Branded Content + Creative Manager at Wagamama
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    Disagree, she said ”I want to bring hope and I want to bring encouragement that these beauty standards are not absolute and these beauty standards are not fixed, social media is just the newest form of media and arguably the most invasive form of it.”
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    He talks about anti aging products where it is a reality in life, below is one of the anti aging products listed
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6wZ2tv6aZ4&t=24s

Video Title: The Contradictions of Gen Z Beauty Standards

Date: 14 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Gen Z is changing the beauty industry,Because Gen Z’s diversity has shaped the way they approach beauty.Speaking of beauty across bodies, races, and ethnicities, has driven brands to be more inclusive with makeup and skincare products. For example, the product Rhianna’s Fenty Beauty has a foundation of 42 shades of skin tone. This is a new thing for the beauty industry. And also Gen Z likes make up from the previous generation. Where they think that makeup is a way to highlight and more individuality of character. But there are some new makeup and skincare products that are in line with the Gen Z ideals that keep popping up that no matter how sustainable or ethical a brand is, and their goal is ultimately to sell more and make a profit.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The goal is to explore Gen Z’s thoughts on make-up
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    The source from the take
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    Speakers seem to agree with things like the way gen z approaches beauty. Voices for beauty across bodies, races, and ethnicities. But seem to disagree with some things like some new makeup and skin care products that are in line with Gen Z ideals that keep popping up no matter how sustainable or ethical brand, their goal is ultimately to sell more and make a profit.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Strong because it is accompanied by the fact that Rhianna’s Fenty Beauty products have a foundation of 42 shades of skin tone
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkFv98GntPw

Video Title: BEAUTY STANDARDS AROUND THE WORLD… PROBLEMATIC?

Date: 14 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    1. What is covered in the video? Explain your answer. The beauty standards around the world that are considered beautiful are completely different around the world and the strange thing is that you may not really meet the beauty standards that are popular in your country, but you may actually meet the beauty standards of other countries which show that there really isn’t one way to be truly beautiful
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    Describes the beauty standards of several different countries such as -Korea Korean beauty is defined as having white skin, long hair, small face, high-end pointed nose, western-looking eyes, and a thin, tall figure while living in South Korea. In contrast to beauty in -Mexico defined as having brown skin, large brown eyes, thick eyebrows, medium lips, long brown hair, curvy and tall figure -Saudi Arabia with large defined lips, wide eyebrows, flat eyelashes, high cheekbones and henna tattoos -Canada beauty is usually natural beauty and fit is considered beautiful and the volume of brown skin is white hair teeth and long eyelashes -Ukraine, round face, high cheekbones, straight nose, green or brown nose, dark hair, tall and thin figure -Indian, has long thick hair, straight pointy nose, long dark eyelashes, almond-shaped eyes and fair skin
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    The speaker is Stephanie Lange
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    Speakers agree with the differences in beauty in different countries.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Stong because she interviewing friends from different countries
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXSU_Lvq2WY