The Lies About Beauty In The Media | Women Unmasked-Shalita’s Story

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Women Unmasked-Shalita’s Story

From the 10-Part Documentary Series 'Women Unmasked'-By Work In Progress Productions

Shalita McFarland (Video Commentary | Women Unmasked) is an African-American actor, model, writer and business woman who has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. Her recent credits include WGN’s “Underground”; 20TH Century Fox’s “Shots Fired”; TNT’s “Good Behavior”; CBS’s “The Inspectors”; and History Channel’s “Six”. In Women Unmasked, Shalita talks about how social media puts a lot of pressure on women to be built like vixens and celebrities. She unfolds how we constantly see these unattainable standards of beauty in the media and how it causes harm on young girls and women. From her personal experience of social acceptance, Shalita shares why she cut her hair and how she broke free from societal pressures of being beautiful.

Shalita’s ‘Life Lessons Learned’ | Shared

Shalita shares a few of her ‘Life Lessons Learned’ about the impact of media perpetuated expectations of what defines beauty that is unrealistic. She offers insights on how women can empower themselves by eradicating stereotypes, and redefine beauty for themselves.

  1. Make your own choices (For Beauty)
  2. You can be who ever you want to be
  3. You don’t have to fit (their) world

Thank you for your lesson.

Video and Video commentary by ‘Work In Progress Productions’-Women Unmasked, shared by ‘Sisterhood Sharing Sessions’

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