Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Mirror, Mirror - All About Appearance

November 16th, 2015

Episode 418 of 985 episodes

The results of a Woman's Hour poll reveals how we see ourselves, what we like about our appearance and the difference between the sexes when it comes to spending time and money on how we look. Phillippa Diedrichs from the Centre for Appearance Research and Sali Hughes, beauty writer for the Guardian, discuss the meaning behind the figures and why is appearance so important. Reality TV star turned businesswoman Amy Childs and philosopher Mahlet Zimeta discuss how we use appearance to reflect how we want others to see us. ComRes interviewed 1,006 British adults aged 18+ by telephone between 6th and 9th November 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all GB adults aged 18+. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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