Strive for skinny. The bigger the booty, the better. Flat abs are fab.

On any given day, young girls are exposed to these types of messages on social media and if you scroll through your daughter’s Instagram feed, it might reveal images like these:

Social media has changed the way we communicate but it has also changed the way in which we view ourselves. When “likes” and positive comments are predicated on the “best” photo, image is paramount. The desire to look their “best” leads girls to purchase light-up phone cases (that aid in taking the perfect selfie) and download apps like Instacurves Pro HD, which, according to its description, “allows you to enhance your curves or drop inches with just the touch of a button.”

For some though, the technology fix is still not enough. They want a more permanent solution.