The Importance Of Beauty In Venezuela
For instance, physical health issues such as constantly wearing heels and having cosmetics on the skin. Journalists went to Venezuela and reported ‘hair must always be completely clean, make-up should look natural, and you should always, always wears high-heels; I don 't have the attributes to be a contender for Miss Venezuela. I 'm 1.60m tall and you need to be at least 1.70m (5 feet 7 inches),’ says Andrea Reyes who teaches catwalk skills in a beauty school in Venezuela (Grainger, 2012).
Mental problems seem to cause by the tightness schedule of the beauty contests. Children watke up early for hair setting, costuming and make-up before 10 am, no naps, breaks or tears allowed, 2:30 pm scoring time and 4:30 pm crowning (Cartwright, 2012). Parents gave their children caffeinated drinks “go-go juice” which mixed with Red Bull and Mountain Dew (Toddlers and Tiaras, 2012). Other substitutes such as Pixy Stix and ‘pageant cracker’ were given to young children as well.
Contests such as beauty pageants should be forbidden because they create a value that are only attached to physical appearance but nothing else. They are expensive, and bad role model for children. They also leave rotten mental footprints to children’s