Beauty apps dan budaya make over digital di kalangan perempuan

Renaningtyas, Luri (2015) Beauty apps dan budaya make over digital di kalangan perempuan. Dekave, 8 (1). pp. 43-51. ISSN 2087-9709

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    Beauty apps provide easiness to those young women who seek beauty in daily basis without any make up nor do beauty treatments, these apps have the ability to enhance ones jaw line to look thinner without plastic surgery. They magically revise the overall look of ones selfie photo. After take selfie user especially woman can edit the photo by applying effects within the apps to enhance skin color, thinify the face, add makeup or even stretch the neck to look longer.The photo shows distinctly different look from what it actually represents in the real life. Prior to the previous research underlining womans position over the man, woman can be the subject as well as man to make decisions when editing the photo using beauty apps. Feeling empowered, freed, facilitated by the apps, more and more women utilize them. They keen on doing this so called digital makeover on their photo before posting them on social media so rapidly that somehow it becomes a cultural activity. Therefore on this setting, this research is established as an explanation of a question of whether beauty is practiced by women through beauty apps. It is also provides description on how that practice leads to the womens way of seeing on beauty. It is qualitatively analyzed under the theory of media and feminism, enrich with technoculture discourse as well as philosophy of photography.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: beauty apps, digital makeover culture, selfie, beauty, media, woman.
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
    Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Visual Communication Design Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2016 19:53
    Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 22:07
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/17680

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