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Influence of cosmetics 1 Running Head : INFLUENCE OF COSMETICS ON CONFIDENCE Influence of Cosmetics on the Confidence of College Women : An Exploratory Study

@inproceedings{Scott2007InfluenceOC,
  title={Influence of cosmetics 1 Running Head : INFLUENCE OF COSMETICS ON CONFIDENCE Influence of Cosmetics on the Confidence of College Women : An Exploratory Study},
  author={Sarah Kuhn Scott},
  year={2007}
}
Many American women suffer from poor body image and low self-confidence. Wearing makeup is something they can do to quickly and temporarily change their appearance, thus increasing confidence. The current study is an exploration of the relationship between cosmetics, their match to certain situations, and the resulting anxiety levels. Anxiety was used as a measure of confidence. Participants altered their makeup in three different styles in two actual situations. After each situation, the… Expand
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TLDR
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Review on Makeup Psychological Function: From The Perspective of Occupational Status
The result of research from Korichi, Pelle-de-Queral, Gazano, and Aubert (2008) clearly showed that makeup could support two opposite "up" functions, i.e., "camouflage" versus "seduction”. ThisExpand
A survey on usage of personal care products especially cosmetics among university students in Saudi Arabia
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