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Duke University. "Ad* Access". WWW URL:

Works Consulted

MLA citation for this web-site
Reynolds, Jennifer. "Through the Looking Glass." The Commodification and Consumption of America's Beauty Culture. WWW URL:

About the Author
Jennifer Reynolds is a third year American Studies and Government major at the University of Virginia. This project was completed as a requirement for an American Studies Seminar on Popular Culture.