Writing a body image essay could be highly useful for students who obsess about their looks. We live in an era where social and mass media have an overwhelming presence and have nearly always perfection on display. Many people working in the advertising industry or cinematography are rigorously selected to have virtually ideal looks, and since we witness this perfection disproportionally often, this distorts our body image and makes us feel inadequate. This is aggravated by the fact that people always seek to post nearly perfect photos of themselves (even edited) on their “ideal” social media profiles. We need to learn how to objectively assess our body image – read a few essay samples to get familiar with the topic.