Definition Of Beauty Research Paper

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The True Definition of Beauty The definition of beauty is constantly changing over time. In today’s generation people think the definition of beauty is all about looks. People care about being attractive, skinny, fit, has a big butt or big breast. But even if a person does not have those characteristics, it does not matter because everyone is beautiful inside and out. Being beautiful is simply just having confidence within you. Media plays a big role in portraying what “beauty” looks like. Victoria’s Secret is often criticized for representing only one body type, which promotes unrealistic expectations for women. A recent Victoria’s Secret ad campaign portraying thin models with the headline, “the perfect body” offended a lot of people (Lutz …show more content…
12). They then changed their headline to “A body for everybody.” But a petition on Change.org launched by Frances Black, Gabriella Kountourides and Laura Ferris suggested that Victoria’s Secret “pledge to not use such harmful marketing in the future” (Dwyer par. 2). So people do not get affected and feel as if they are unattractive because they do not fit the “standards” of beauty (Dwyer par. 3). They also ask to promote much more curvier models in their annual fashion show, which their original models display unrealistic expectations for an average women (Lutz par. 15). The headline “the perfect body” is upsetting. Perfect means having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics as good as it possibly can be. I would love to have a body like those models in Victoria’s Secret, but that does not mean my body is simply not perfect enough. We all don’t have to be skinny in order to feel sexy or beautiful. It is just the media’s ideal image of what is perfect; when in actuality nothing is ever really …show more content…
Thin women that display unrealistic expectation that makes other women feel unattractive. There shouldn’t be standards of beauty because every one should be confident in their own bodies, as they are beautiful just the way they are. Media is to blame, as well as the fashion industries. It is important for companies to be aware of the way they portray what is a perfect body. And start embracing realistic things that the people can relate to. For instance, Victoria’s Secret should consider expanding their models too much more diverse bodies, so that women overweight feel accepted instead of feeling insecure. There are only four percent of women around the world that consider themselves beautiful. With the help of the media, there could be a high chance that the percentage of women that do not feel beautiful will increase once company’s start including them in the picture. If not, companies will be getting negative feedback that could shut down their business, and women all over the world will be self conscious about the way they look. But in the meantime there is not much we can do about this situation. Women should just ignore what the media thinks and be confident in themselves. Be confident in yourself because you are beautiful no matter what. Beauty is the qualities of a woman such as their shape, color, and personality. Therefore you are beautiful, I am beautiful, and we all are beautiful in

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