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Uploaded:2024-01-26
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In our first video essay for 2024, Chelsea dives into the commodification of beauty, how our beauty standards are inextricably tied with wealth, and the truth behind the statement "you're not ugly, you're just poor."

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Source links:

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Chapters:

00:00:00 Intro and content warning
00:02:38 Ad break
00:09:57 A brief history of rich people beauty
00:19:02 Teeth, hair and the aesthetics of poverty
00:25:52 Trickle-down beautynomics
00:34:03 Anti-aging: the real stealth wealth
00:38:54 Thinness: the building of a designer body
00:46:47 Wellness and the skincare industrial complex
00:54:33 Conclusion: an era of democratized beauty?

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