Naomi Wolf is an American author, journalist, and former political advisor. She gained prominence as a leading spokesperson of the third-wave feminist movement with her landmark book 'The Beauty Myth' (1991). Wolf has written several other books on gender, sexuality, and feminism, and her work often sparks conversation and debate. She has also been involved in political campaigns and advocacy, focusing on women's rights and social issues.
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The book is a groundbreaking work that explores how images of beauty are used against women, impacting them psychologically and socially. It critically examines the beauty industry and the societal pressures on women to conform to certain standards of appearance. The author argues that the obsession with physical perfection traps the modern woman in an endless cycle of hope, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society's impossible definition of the flawless beauty.