Body Image and Social Media: Health, Beauty and Lifestyle

1Xtra Talks with Richie Brave

By BBC Radio 1Xtra

Body Image and Social Media: Health, Beauty and Lifestyle

Sunday, 14 July

For years now, there has been a lot of concern around the impact social media is having on body image. But are things getting worse? By 2020, it’s expected that almost 1.5 million people in the UK will have had a non-surgical treatment such as Botox or fillers. More serious treatments like the Brazilian Butt Lift or Liposuction are becoming common practice too. How much of this is actually safe and where should young people be turning to for the right information? Diren Kartal is an online personal trainer. Ewoma Ukeleghe is a medical and cosmetic doctor. MoJo is a plus size and mental health blogger.
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