Lose your reflection and gain a better perspective: Nine out of ten women hate looking in the mirror so what happens if you stop?


Lose your reflection and gain a better perspective: Nine out of ten women hate looking in the mirror so what happens if you stop?

Lose your reflection and gain a better perspective

9:05 AM on 20th June 2011

Friend or foe: Research has revealed that the mirror is not a friend to many women making the most beautiful feel mildly depressed

Friend or foe: Research has revealed that the mirror is not a friend to many women making the most beautiful feel mildly depressed

Challenge: Writer Marianne Power decided to go a month without looking at her reflection in any mirrors, shop windows or TV screens using only a small compact mirror to put on make-up in the morning

Challenge: Writer Marianne Power decided to go a month without looking at her reflection in any mirrors, shop windows or TV screens using only a small compact mirror to put on make-up in the morning

Diagnosis: Research has shown that more than 90 per cent of women over 40 are so fed up with their reflection that they are suffering what experts have dubbed

Diagnosis: Research has shown that more than 90 per cent of women over 40 are so fed up with their reflection that they are suffering what experts have dubbed “Mirror Angst Syndrome”

Converted: Marianne says after a month of not looking at herself she didn

Converted: Marianne says after a month of not looking at herself she didn”t hone in on the flaws