Beauty contests are harmful. It teaches children the worth of a person is almost solely based on appearance. They increase dieting, eating disorders, and lowers their self esteem causing them to feel simply inaccurate and ugly. These contests objectify women.
They have so much pressure put on them and they will either grow up feeling that they are ugly and will never be good enough or believing that they are some sort of royalty and acting like snobs. Just watch "Toddlers and Tiaras" on TLC when the girls are getting ready and you'll see that it hurts to put on fake lashes and fake hair etc. Plus they could end up anorexic and getting plastic surgery and going on unnecessary diets, which by the way is unhealthy. They either break you down or make you into a mean, snobby, horrible person.
Beauty pageants are degrading and harmful to women and children. They turn women into objects to be used and played with. They make the women that don't make it through feel bad about their looks and make even those the do get through feel like they still have to do something to look prettier. Beauty pageants also set false standards about how beautiful women are supposed to look. So just because a woman is thin and "health?" With certain looks makes them beautiful? Women that are thick or big can't be pretty or beautiful? Some say that beauty is only skin deep, well it isn't, a person can have a beautiful soul. A beautiful man or woman can be either kind or horrible. Someone who isn't attractive can have a beautiful soul or an ugly one. In beauty pageants beauty is only skin deep, and it puts others down.
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Beautiful women should have a place where they share common characteristics and can express themselves in this place. The Constitution even claimed that each individual has the right to express themselves and women's beauty contests are a place where beautiful women express themselves. Not only does it help these women earn cash through the contest, a woman or young lady can receive a scholarship to be able to enter a better school. However, this is not the only reason that beauty contests are not harmful, because the audience expects to see different kinds of beautiful women out there. The audience’s morality towards life will increase, preventing any suicides of loneliness. More jobs are created through these contests, such as: setup workers, trainers, models, judges, makeup workers, and, of course, the beautiful young ladies. The audience will spend their cash for entertainment, which increase the economy in the end. How can beauty contests be harmful, when they are helping the economy? There are flaws in the beauty contests, but they encourage everyone that each individual has a special future. Beauty contests should not only go on, but also be encouraged to be the most watched program in US.
Why are Beauty Contests Harmful?
Beauty contests are harmful for young girls. Not only will they age faster because of all of the makeup that they have to wear, it teaches them that they must do anything to win, even if it is wrong. It also teaches them that the only way they have worth is if they look good.
Why Beauty Contests Are Harmful