Many people look at the model’s bodies and wish they were that skinny, many fashion designers want those small bodies to represent their collection on their runway show, and many fashion editors want those bodies to be on their front page magazines. Many of these people don’t stop and think about how the models are able to get and maintain such bodies. Brandi Koskie has been tracking diets for a long time and she thought she has heard about every crazy fad diet, but then she came across the worst of them all, the ‘cotton ball diet’ (Neporent 1). Except this crazy diet wasn’t even a die...
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...her organs were failing. But fashion designers still queued up to book her. Now she's telling her story to shame the whole industry." Daily Mail 2 10 2013, n. pag. Web. 16 Feb. 2014.
Neporent, Liz. "Dangerous Diet Trend: The Cotton Ball Diet." ABC News [New York] 21 Nov 2013, n. pag. Web. 16 Feb. 2014.
Marano, Hara Estroff. "THE SKINNY SWEEPSTAKES." In the push for achievement, the perfect body is now part of the perfect resume. Deprived of an internal compass, girls compete to be "hottest," turning colleges into incubators of eating disorders. Feb 2008: n. page. Web. 16 Feb. 2014.
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