Now, Dubbeldam’s Darling Media, in association with Aerie, proudly presents “self(i.e.),” a feature-length documentary about the search for self-esteem in a retouched world. Featuring over 80 interviews with influential women from age 8 to 80, the film explores the history and impact of retouching, as well as the dangers of its unchecked use in social media. As the number of eating disorders, mental health diagnoses, and body image issues skyrocket, “self(i.e.)” will present a hopeful alternative to impossible fake standards; one found only by rising up together to celebrate our real beauty.
The series launched Wednesday featuring Dubbeldam and model Iskra Lawrence, an #AerieREAL ambassador, who both discuss the pressure of reaching perfection.
“I felt like the sample size was right, and my body was wrong,” Lawrence shares.Read more at PeopleTVwatch