By Dana Berkowitz
Botox Nation attracts from attractive, in-depth interviews with Botox clients and services in addition to Dana Berkowitz’s personal studies receiving the injections. The interviews demonstrate the private motivations for utilizing Botox and aid unpack how anti-aging practices are conceived by means of, and resonate with, daily humans. Berkowitz is very attracted to how Botox is now being designated to younger ladies; when you consider that Botox is a approach that has to be constantly administered to paintings, the strategic option to marketplace to young women, Berkowitz argues, goals to create lifetime consumers.
Berkowitz additionally analyzes journal articles, ads, or even clinical records to contemplate how narratives of getting older are depicted. She employs a severe feminist lens to contemplate the development of female our bodies and selves, and explores the influence of beauty clinical interventions geared toward protecting the specified visual appeal of minor, the tradition of preventative drugs, the appliance of clinical approaches to doubtless fit our bodies, and the expansion and technological development to the anti-aging undefined. a charming and significant story, Botox Nation examines how norms approximately our bodies, gender, and getting older are built and reproduced on either cultural and person levels.
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