The Forces of Beauty® Report from The DREAM Initiative® Reveals Demand for New Standards of Beauty and Imagery

–Initiative Creates Groundbreaking New, Royalty Free of charge Inclusive Impression Gallery In Strategic Partnership with Shutterstock Studios–

IRVINE, Calif. and PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — These days, Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie firm (NYSE: ABBV), and skinbetter science® announce a new report from their Desire (Driving Racial Equity in Aesthetic Medicine) Initiative®, together with a extensive-term partnership with Shutterstock Studios. The report, titled Forces of Magnificence®, gives a new comprehending of what inclusive and consultant attractiveness seems like today by shedding mild on how narrowly described Eurocentric beliefs continue to effect ladies of colour. By surveying more than 4,000 gals aged 21-65, from a number of geographic locations and backgrounds, the report explores what defines natural beauty, how natural beauty impacts women’s life, and the interaction among attractiveness and race. Some vital insights incorporate:


  • Only 17% of all girls, no matter of their race and ethnicity, really feel like their racial splendor is acknowledged by society.
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  • 1 in 4 Black, Hispanic, and Multi-Racial ladies consider that society’s criteria of splendor are racist
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  • 52% of girls concur that “anybody can be wonderful,” with only 11% of girls agreeing that society will make them experience lovely
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The total report and conclusions are out there for download at

“We are in a place, as business leaders, to generate the important alter inside the aesthetics industry. We have to have to generate a candid dialogue about racial illustration and perceptions within our aesthetics community.  We hope that the Forces of Natural beauty® Report will lead to relocating us all in the right way,” claimed Jonah Shacknai, Government Chairman of skinbetter science®.

Forces of Attractiveness® is the 3rd deliverable from The Desire Initiative®, next the profitable launches of each the Curriculum for Advancing Racial Fairness (Care) manufactured by Solomé Rose Consulting, LLC – the American Academy of Dermatology and other leading dermatology societies are supporting the curriculum’s inaugural implementation in 5 hugely regarded dermatology residency programs- and the Total Spectrum of Dermatology: A Various and Inclusive Atlas, formulated by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, MD FAAD.

Forces of Beauty® proceeds the exploration of the distinctive relationship between racial/ethnic variety and natural beauty for women. The companies are increasing awareness about the require for inclusive and representative elegance, supplying education and learning, and driving action between health-related and purchaser audiences. 

“Historically, the marketplace has not provided all girls in its definition of elegance,” reported Carrie Strom, Senior Vice President at AbbVie and President of World Allergan Aesthetics. “As industry leaders, our aim is to build a a lot more equitable attractiveness and aesthetics industry that focuses on diversity, representation, and inclusion. That is what Forces of Splendor® is about, impacting transform and creating a space wherever the origins of magnificence are honored, the definition of natural beauty is vastly expanded upon, and where uniqueness is the normal.”

As component of its multi-media start, Forces of Beauty® will be introduced to daily life as a result of an partaking and emotional movie series, made by Shutterstock Studios, Shutterstock’s conclude-to-conclusion custom made innovative shop. The collection, directed by Tiffany Frances, will element 4 women of all ages as they share their tales and experiences linking instantly to dedicated chapters inside of the report: defining splendor, empowering uniqueness, the history of natural beauty benchmarks, and appropriation. Each individual chapter will help the report’s general conclusions which include: that females of all races strongly imagine that “a person of us can not symbolize all of us” that the common of beauty should not be described by only one group and, that the origins of beauty and cultural procedures be celebrated without the need of becoming exploited. 

Coinciding with the launch of Forces of Natural beauty®, the Desire Initiative® will also unveil a first-of-its-sort partnership in the aesthetics class with Shutterstock Studios and introduce a royalty free of charge, gallery of various visuals accessible to the community. The 1000’s of illustrations or photos will showcase beauty across race, lifestyle, gender, age, capacity degree, and entire body variety and will bring to daily life a important takeaway from the Forces of Beauty® report that “one particular of us is not the confront of all of us.” A driving drive driving the gallery is the purpose to inspire industry friends to leverage these property within their own efforts, making a very first move in the direction of collective alter to a much more equitable business. All inclusive promoting products will be effortlessly available on out/desire.

“The Aspiration Initiative® introduced us this unbelievable thought to make a much more diverse royalty-absolutely free graphic established. And through our partnership on the Forces of Natural beauty® report it assisted us all recognized an vital gap in the marketplace. Most of the visuals employed in promoting and branding do not mirror the variety we see about us every single working day, and an on the net research of imagery reveals just how underrepresented lots of groups are in this house,” explained Aiden Darné, VP and Global Head of Shutterstock Studios. “Shutterstock interviewed over 2,700 marketers all over the planet very last calendar year and observed that 74% of them wished they experienced obtain to extra diverse information. This realization was the catalyst for a unified pledge to near that gap, and we are thrilled to companion with the Aspiration initiative® on this journey to put genuine illustration at the center of all artistic content.”

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About Allergan Aesthetics
At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie firm, we establish, manufacture, and market place a portfolio of leading aesthetics manufacturers and solutions. Our aesthetics portfolio features facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, pores and skin treatment, and much more. Our aim is to consistently provide our buyers with innovation, training, excellent assistance, and a motivation to excellence, all with a private contact. For extra info, visit or follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn.

About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and produce ground breaking medications that address really serious wellbeing concerns right now and deal with the clinical issues of tomorrow. We strive to have a amazing influence on people’s life across a number of vital therapeutic spots: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and fitness and gastroenterology, in addition to products and providers across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For far more information about AbbVie, remember to go to us at Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

About skinbetter science®
The skinbetter science® group of aesthetic professionals has a profound comprehending of skin growing older and what it normally takes to support defy the effects of time. Tapping into a wealthy dermatological heritage, the workforce at skinbetter science® set out to create a new paradigm in clinical skincare. Chopping-edge, details-driven science is the principal driving power behind all our one of a kind formulations. skinbetter science award-profitable items are readily available completely as a result of the major dermatology, plastic surgery and clinical aesthetics practices nationwide. For far more information, take a look at us at or follow us on Fb, Instagram and LinkedIn.

About Shutterstock Studios
For 20 many years, Shutterstock has contributed to films, documentaries, and storytelling of all sorts with its wide inventory library. Now via its Studios arm, Shutterstock is putting ahead stories of its individual, leveraging the one of a kind experience of its production and resourceful professionals, and archive of in excess of 60 million property throughout photograph and video, covering royals, film, new music, sports activities, wars, politics and celebrities. Shutterstock Studios specializes in generating branded and business information as well as documentary and nonfiction movies. Studios has speedily emerged as a ideal-in-course creative spouse for makes globally applying bodily and virtual manufacturing to create evocative material. With the acquisition of TurboSquid, the world’s premier 3D market, Shutterstock Studios now offers Internet3 providers, and 2D and 3D animation.

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