Modern Beauty Standards Essay

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Effects of Modern American Beauty Standards You’re damned if you’re too thin and you’re damned if you’re too heavy.” According to the media’s standards of beauty, modern beauty standards have a detrimental impact on women and young girls altering their bodies to achieve the “perfect look.” Either the average female is required to be tall and skinny in order to be a model or she desires to have a small waist with a large butt and chest like common entertainers such as singer, rappers, actresses, and reality show stars. As females we praise the wrong standards of beauty. Praise is being given to ideals like wearing waist trainers and lots of makeup. Having Botox, plastic surgery, injections and implants are considered to be principles of virtuous merits or at least that’s how it commended in modern rap videos and on television shows like Love and Hip-Hop, Real Housewives, Mob Wives and Empire. Of many vices, the modern beauty standards are considered to be the worst among the female gender, because they are deleterious to the …show more content…
Modern American beauty standards have a strong and damaging effect on the female gender because they are unattainable and unrealistic and they set females mind to idolize …show more content…
One of the questions I asked was “do you think society play a part in shaping the mind of women and young girls to want to meet the modern beauty standards?” 100% of the answers were yes. Some even explained that celebrities are greatly idolized so when women and young girls see those pictures and videos being shown it makes them feel inadequate and determined to have a body like theirs. We are being forced to watch thousand of articles displaying these beautiful and unblemished women. The media has tried to enforce a beauty standard that is just impossible to keep up with for the modern and average female, and societal beauty expectations are to

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