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    their body and make it “right” so that they become beautiful, but what is beautiful? Some women relate beauty with impeccable skin, colored eyes, slim waist, smooth legs, and even shinny hair. The perception of beauty that society has today is associated with specific physical traits promoted by all kinds of advertising. The true concept of beauty has been forgotten by the general public and it should be brought back. By promoting the real beauty’s definition, many women would be more acceptable, confident and happy with themselves. The denotation of beauty has been influenced and manipulated by history, cultural norms, and universal standards. Beauty is defined in dictionaries as…

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    Beauty In The Odyssey

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    It is easy to read a book, look at an image, hear a sound, and claim it as beautiful. Unless someone else denies that claim to beautiful, then how is beauty to be analyzed? Can beauty be seen through one person as objective and seen really subjective? What makes something an object of art and how are we to appreciate it? Two of the greatest minds of 5th-4th c. BCE, Plato and Aristotle introduce what essentially is the backbone of how art began to be assessed. Plato was more focused on the…

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    Stereotypes Of Beauty

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    Living in a frivolous society and guided by the media is not the most encouraging. Especially because thanks to this barrage of images that tells us what is beauty, status, and power that the media has been sent to us, human beings have a marked tendency to self-punishment to the temptations that keep us from having the Beauty coveted trophy. This transcends feminine vanity, as we currently see the proliferation of men in places where only females were seen in antiquity. Such is the case of spa,…

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    Inner Beauty vs. Physical Beauty “It’s not about what’s on the outside, it’s about what’s on the inside.” This quote is widely known around the world. Inner beauty and physical beauty are two ways to categorize beauty. In addition, each of these categories can be further broken down into subcategories. These different aspects of beauty can be obtained or improved in many ways and are important to different people in varying degrees. There are many different aspects of physical and inner beauty…

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    The Definition Of Beauty

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    majority of people think of the word beauty they think about women and their appearance. For many people, the word beauty also revolves around the cosmetic and fashion industry. Some believe that beauty simply means how “beautiful” someone looks based on their everyday appearance, choice of clothing or the way their makeup looks. But yet, beauty is so much more than this. To be completely honest, this is not what beauty is at all. How has the human race gained this perspective about women?…

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    Beauty In America

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    As human beings, it is in our nature to desire to be viewed as beautiful. Merriam Webster defines beauty as the quality of being physically attractive or the qualities in a person or a thing that gives pleasure to the senses and the mind (Merriam Webster). But who are we to say who is beautiful and who is not beautiful? The definition of beauty in America can vary greatly from the definition of beauty in foreign countries, but most countries share a few common ideas regarding what true beauty…

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    people believe that someone who has the beautiful image may get more attention and advantaged in the society. However, the descriptions about beautifulness itself are elusive. Goldman and Waymer (2014) stated that each of individual have different point of view in defining ‘beauty’ .The idea and ideal of beauty are always being reminded to women over decades and society build up impossible standard of beauty that tend make the women feel inadequacy in their self (Britton, 2012). These somehow…

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    Denial In American Beauty

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    makes eye contact with Frank through the window and opens the garage door via remote control. Frank slowly ambles in while Lester exclaims “Jesus, man, you’re soaked!” (American Beauty) Lester is clearly confused by Frank 's reasoning for being there, but then realizes the somber look on Frank’s face, prompting him to ask if everything is okay. Frank, ignoring the question, starts a conversation about Lester’s wife. Lester shares that his wife is…

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    People today often perceive beauty as a superficial idea. As Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines it, “beauty is the quality or qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or mind”. In this case, beauty is only defined by physical appearance and attractiveness; it is something that is appealing to the eye at first glance and calculated by physical means. However, beauty should not only be referred to because of one’s physical appearance, rather, it should also be seen…

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    Campaign For Real Beauty

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    Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, right? Dove’s “Campaign for Real Beauty” has spoken out about the different forms of beauty. Whether they be skinny, curvy, tall, short, young, or old, Dove has made it a point to use their campaign in order to empower every person possible. Virginia Postrel, author of “The Truth about Beauty,” disagrees completely with Dove and their campaign. In her article, Postrel criticizes the beauty that Dove praises (Postrel). Virginia Postrel’s scathing viewpoints…

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