Definition Essay On True Beauty
Today’s society places an innumerable amount of emphasis on external appearance. The idea of what beauty is, has become terribly skewed due to society bombarding our culture with fake images that are supposedly the epitome of beauty. Indeed, this has infiltrated and affected our notion of beauty in every way. For instance, when most people are asked to picture a beautiful woman, even though beauty is extremely objective, in most cases an image of a slender woman appears. This is just a small example to how altered our image of beauty has become, because obviously, beauty is not merely being skinny. It is just an image of beauty that has been imposed upon us. Beauty is much deeper. Beauty is not fake, it is not comprised of socially …show more content…
It defines beauty as,
“Beauty is a woman who has a distinctive personality, one who can laugh at anything, including themselves, who is especially kind and caring to others. She is a woman who above all else knows the value of having fun, and not taking life too seriously. She is a woman that you can trust and count on to brighten your day. She is a woman who can inexplicably make you feel really good just by being around her, and yet brings such great sadness when she is gone. She is a woman who I will never really get to know.”
I dwelled upon the last sentence. Perhaps the reason that the person will never really get to know, is because they would not give that person a chance, due to their notion of fake beauty.
As we have seen, an individual that has an amount of what our culture defines of beautiful can be ugly, and an individual that does not fit the box of outward beauty is actually beautiful. It is obvious then that true beauty is defined by the heart. As a society we need to drop the definition of fake beauty, and embrace this true meaning. Perhaps then we would spend more time on our heart, then our