Get a full month of MUBI FOR FREE: https://mubi.com/thetake (With the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union) | Shopping sprees, upbeat soundtracks, and the discovery that an actress was always beautiful beneath those glasses: the makeover is one of our most enduring movie tropes. On screen, transforming a character’s appearance is often about changing their lives. But the makeover is also steeped in harmful expectations about how we “should” be presenting ourselves. By breaking down what these movie makeovers have in common, we can get a better picture of when they help—and when they hurt. Here’s our Take on how the makeover can be both empowering and damaging, and why superficial changes alone can’t always help our deeper issues.Support The Take:Shopping our Merch: http://bit.ly/122020TT support our channel and look great doing it with Take t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and more!If you like this video, subscribe to our channel and support us by:Joining our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thetake vote on the topic we cover next, gain early access to videos and much more!Follow The Take:Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ThisIsTheTakeInstagram: http://instagram.com/ThisIsTheTakeSnap: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Take/8721082935Twitter: http://twitter.com/ThisIsTheTakeWebsite: https://the-take.com/We are The Take (formerly ScreenPrism).