Parents' Guide to

What I Hate About Me

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Flaw-fixing reality show could send teens mixed messages.

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age 10+

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age 10+

a good show i like it alot im not sure what age group it would fall for i would say older teen to young adult. for now will watch more :)

i presonally like it but im not sure its for kids maybe teens to young adult ppl.

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This makeover show mash-up gets points for spotlighting a broad spectrum of things in a woman's life that might need "fixing," instead of simply focusing on appearances and giving her a new haircut, a new wardrobe, and a lesson about the transformative powers of cosmetics.

But trying to fix 10 things in a one-hour episode comes off as overly ambitious ... particularly when some of the problems -- such as emotionally complex body image issues -- can hardly be dealt with in a matter of minutes. Having the featured women choose five things they'd like to change about themselves instead of 10 would have produced a show with far more meaningful take aways.

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