We are surrounded by advertisements pretty much every day of our lives. Advertisements have one goal to convince consumers to buy their brand. Whether these ads are presented through television, the Internet or magazine, we are constantly being told on the kind of people we should or should not be.
Advertisements seem to glorify on how their products will help you live a perfect life. As much as we know these dreams are often dramatized, it is not okay when these ads tend to bring out stereotypes. It's one way to tell us it's capable to be someone better, but putting down other individuals or groups is what makes it a problem.
Vintage ads are notorious are targeting in groups however we continue to see this even in 2015, body shaming remains a common trend in advertisements. Whether it's targeting skinny or overweight individuals, our society seems to always emphasize on the "perfect body."
Why do we have to focus on physical looks anyway? And it's almost crazy how these certain brands are promoting body shaming when they generally have good brand messages like selling healthy snacks. You'll have to see it for yourself. Here are some of the most offensive body shaming advertisements that you won't believe.