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Teens and Cosmetic Surgery - Were you ever one of the few children that were constantly teased about your body-image. Were you the girl that would stuff your bra with tissues or something that made your breast were fuller. Or maybe had thoughts of having a similar body as a model you would get far in life. Many of us have experienced being teased of our bodies in some form and many teens are experiencing the similar embarrassments. Quite a few teens are able to overcome these rude remarks and continue on with a successful life....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 1060 words
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Cosmetic Surgery on Teenagers - 1. In the first two texts there are numerous views concerning adolescent cosmetic surgery. Among these views are, for example, Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women and Families, whom are mentioned in both texts. As she is quoted in the second text , Seeking Self-Esteem Through Surgery, an article by Camille Sweeney, posted on New York Times website, January 15 anno 2009, “They may not be any happier with their new look, then what?”. Said quote depicts quite well the general skepticism that Diana Zuckerman seems to hold in both texts....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 896 words
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The Evils of Cosmetic Animal Testing - ... They’d have to fire all the animal testing experts and hire new scientist that know their way around the alternatives. And even if companies did go through all the money to build a new lab to test products on, not many places have been testing these alternatives so human safety isn’t 100% insured. So even though companies switching over to better alternatives, money does make the world go round. Cash rules everything around me, it’s the sad truth. A lot of companies will stick to testing on animals because it’s just easier, cheaper, and they already know what they’re doing....   [tags: Cosmetic Products]
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Cosmetic Surgery - No Longer Only For the Rich and Famous - Cosmetic surgery companies offer many options in which to finance cosmetic procedures for individual of all income levels. There were over 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2008, as reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). (Surgery, 2009) The statistic mentioned, clearly shows how many of us now would be willing to undergo cosmetic surgery. But, have you asked why. In today’s society, plastic surgery is the number one chosen alternative decision for the augmentation of physical appearance, scar repair and for the repair of a deformity, whether it be a birth defect or disfigurement from an accident....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 1399 words
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Cosmetic Surgery: The Cure for Low Self- Esteem? Or are the Risks too risky? - Cosmetic surgery has been around for decades. As the years went by, new procedures came to surface as well as new surgical tools. The procedures that surfaced became attention grabbing from many people. New and improved procedures and equipment came as more years went by and it grabbed more attention to more people. But is cosmetic surgery the answer to a person with low self esteem. The first American Plastic Surgeon was John Peter Mettauer. He performed the first cleft palate in 1827 with surgical instruments that he designed himself....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery]
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What You Should Know about Cosmetic Surgery - What You Should Know about Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery is a phenomenon that has increased over the past few years. Even though this epidemic has become very popular, there is so much to know about it before having it done. Most people who have cosmetic surgery do so to change their appearance by altering the parts of their bodies that make them unhappy. Being dissatisfied with one’s appearance sometimes brings down one’s self-esteem, and people feel as though cosmetic surgery can help them gain back the confidence they have lost....   [tags: Plastic Cosmetic Surgery] 1527 words
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Cosmetic Catastrophe - Every morning I wake up and stumble to the bathroom to begin the morning ritual that prepares me for the day. This ritual is centered around the application of cosmetics to my face. The application process generally begins with the cleansing of the face using face wash followed by lotion. Then the real works begins as I pull back my hair and start applying foundation, eye liner, mascara, blush, etc. Recently I have come to the realization that my morning ritual may be detrimental to the environment....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1094 words
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Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic surgery has been a growing fascination for many people over the last couple of decades. The public eye has been watching movie stars and rock stars enhance their looks by getting breast implants, nose jobs, lip jobs etc. In Gary Schaefer’s article, “Emerging From Stigma, Cosmetic Surgery Remaking Face of Japan” from the Edmonton Journal, we hear the story of a nineteen year old woman named Risa Arato. She had a makeover done on the prime time Japanese television show, “Beauty Colosseum.” People of today are being offered this life altering surgery in a less expensive and more convenient way then ever before....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1368 words
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The Pitfalls of Cosmetic Surgery - ... In Florida, eight patients died over an eighteen month period as the result of the pursuit of perfection. These deaths resulted from combined tummy tucks and liposuction. (Shute). Cosmetic surgery sparks suicide. According to The American Journal of Epidemiology conducted a study in hopes to connect leaks in silicone implants to cancer and other diseases and disorders. Although the study didn’t yield the desired results, startling links surfaced. The study showed “women who have received breast implants are two to three times more likely to kill themselves as those who have not.” (Nowak) Another study revealed women with breast implants also have a higher risk of suffering a fatal road accident; however, some of these deaths may be the result of suicide....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive]
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The Risks of Cosmetic Surgery - Are you aware of the risks and disadvantages of cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery can be very risky and dangerous if you are not aware of the outcomes. If you are thinking of going through a procedures you need to do a lot of research of what the pros and cons of the procedure you are about to undergo. Cosmetic surgeries are done all over the world and the pricing varies depending on the surgeons, and it can be very expensive. The outcome of the surgery won’t always come to what you wanted but still you have to pay the price....   [tags: Plastic Surgery, Beauty] 1461 words
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Teen Cosmetic Surgery is Ugly - Growing up in a close-knit community, I was raised to stay firm to my morals and always strive to do my best and represent my family respectfully. My parents were never demanding of perfection; all they wanted was for me to do my best and be myself. Growing up, there was always peer pressure to conform and follow along with all the hot new trends. Anywhere from the newest electronics to the trendiest, expensive clothes, I wanted it all. This was all a part of growing up. However, there are exceptions....   [tags: Teen Plastic Surgery‎] 1045 words
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Teenage Cosmetic Surgery - To many, the notion of a teenager undergoing plastic surgery is appalling and unbelievable. For others, such as eleven-year-old Julia, a nose job was able to help her lead a happier and more normal life. To eighteen-year-old Kristen a breast augmentation is a traditional rite of passage of the family. She claims that she “just wanted to look normal,” and that after surgery, she does. (Sweeny, 2009) In these types of cases, cosmetic surgery can be beneficial to the confidence of teenagers in what Ann Kearney-Cooke calls “an epidemic of low self-esteem among girls.” (Sweeney, 2009) Whether it is a physical deformity, such as protruding ears, or simply a lack of something that other peers have, such as large breasts, cosmetic surgery can help teenagers cope with self-worth in a world where beauty is ridiculously selective....   [tags: American Society]
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Cosmetic Surgery is a Worldwide Epidemic - Everywhere you look; from billboards to TV the effects of plastic surgery have left its mark. In fact, a couple of weeks ago, a famous music icon passed, and for a whole week all the media did was talk about the plastic surgery done to his face. These days’ people are having rhinoplasty, liposuction, tummy tucks, face lifts, and most commonly breast augmentation. Science is making it easier to change the appearance of ones self. This brings me to believe, cosmetic surgery is an epidemic that has affected the whole world....   [tags: media and women, plastic surgery] 456 words
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Cosmetic Surgery: Risky and Unnecessary Surgery - Is cosmetic or plastic surgery helpful, or damaging to an individual’s mind and body. The two main branches of plastic surgery are reconstructive and cosmetic (“Plastic Surgery Addicts”). This is the reason why the terms cosmetic and plastic are used interchangeably in the medical field. Some people may think that all surgery is the same, although cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries are not identical. The difference is that reconstructive surgery is used to fix parts of the body that are damaged (Lee)....   [tags: plastic surgery, self-esteem problems]
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Cosmetic Surgery for Middle-Aged Women - Female bodies have been conceptualized as an unfinished biological and social phenomena, which is transformed within the participation in our society. The way we walk, talk and gesture are all influenced by our upbringing. Sociologist argue that we conceptualize our bodies and use as markers of distinction in contemporary society of our self and identity tied to our body (Featherstone, 2010). The idea that our bodies are continuously in a state of unfinished process, and are a project which should be worked on and should be accomplished as part of an individual’s self identity (Shilling, 2003)....   [tags: Health & Beauty]
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Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery - Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery is a great discovery that has been around for many centuries. “The history of plastic surgery origins in the early 800 B.C. when surgeons in India restored noses to persons who had them taken off as a form of punishment.” (History of Cosmetic Surgery, 2008) Many people have used over the years cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to enhance their physical appearance weather it be for health problems associated with birth defect or problems that they have developed over the years or to even alter physical appearances for instance nose jobs and tummy tucks....   [tags: Plastic Surgery]
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The Truth about Cosmetic Surgery - The Truth about Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic surgery has become one of the most popular trends in America today. Whether you are reading a magazine, watching the news, or a television program, you are likely to see something about cosmetic surgery. Within the past year, there have been several television programs dedicated to people “bettering” themselves through body augmenting surgeries. Millions of people undergo risky surgery every year simply to improve or enhance a feature or body part. While the results may seem foolproof and glamorous, it is actually a very risky procedure....   [tags: Health Beauty Medicine]
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Apects of Cosmetic Surgery - Apects of Cosmetic Surgery The best patient is in good health generally, a non-smoker, within twenty pounds of their ideal weight, not going through major life stress (i.e. grieving a death, changing jobs, divorcing), and motivated by internal desires to look better. This personal desire may be influenced to some degree by the individual's role in society. Because today's culture is youth-oriented, people seek ways to counter the effects of aging on their appearance. Many elect surgery to look as young as they feel, to build confidence after a lifestyle change or to retain their edge against younger competitors....   [tags: Papers] 638 words
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Cosmetic Testing with Animals is Cruel - The Cruelty of Cosmetic Testing on Animals   Each year, thousands of animals are brutally tortured in laboratories, in the name of cosmetic research. A movement to ban animal testing for cosmetic purposes has been gaining popularity, with many companies hopping on the bandwagon against this research. New alternatives have been developed to eliminate the necessity to test on animals. This is only a small beginning of what is necessary to end these immoral acts. Animal testing in cosmetics is useless and cruel, and can be accomplished by other methods of research to end the suffering of animals....   [tags: Animal Research, Testing, and Experimentation]
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Negative Aspects of Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic Surgery - Worth the Risk. In today's society the picture of beauty is a thin super model with the body of a goddess posted on billboards all around the world. Children grow up playing with Barbie dolls with the body measurements of would be 90,60,90. Because of these pictures and other figures of beauties projected all over, a person is convinced to believe that to be beautiful and happy, one must look like these images. To most, the easiest way to achieve this is my having cosmetic surgery performed....   [tags: essays research papers] 1446 words
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The Cosmetic Industry: Selling Illusion - The Cosmetic Industry: Selling Illusion The makeup industry is booming these days. With the ability to make skin appear smoother, eyelashes look longer, and make lips a different color, makeup continues to create a distorted reality for people around the world. The cosmetic industry is still going strong because our culture continues to promote its use. For example, women are expected to wear makeup for certain occasions. They are expected to wear makeup at work, when they go out to eat, and nearly every other situation that involves an appearance in public....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]
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Cosmetic Surgery: Perfection, Plastic Surgery, and Self-loathing - In a society where media rules, appearance means everything. Images of supermodels and celebrities promoting the latest fashions and products constantly bombard consumers promising us that if they buy these products, they too will attain the same level of just glamor. We can’t help but envy the gorgeous women we see in magazines with their perfect smiles and airbrushed breasts and thighs especially when expectations of physical perfection have become so high that they are nearly unobtainable. Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” describes how this standard of perfection affects young girls and can carry on throughout their lives causing irreparable damages....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]
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Women and the Increasing Importance of Cosmetic Beauty - Ambrose Bierce (1958) once wrote, “To men a man is but a mind. Who cares what face he carries or what he wears. But woman’s body is the woman.” Despite the societal changes achieved since Bierce’s time, his statement remains true. Since the height of the feminist movement in the early 1970s, women have spent more money than ever before on products and treatments designed to make them beautiful. Cosmetic sales have increased annually to reach $18 billion in 1987 (“Ignoring the economy. . . ,” 1989), sales of women’s clothing averaged $103 billion per month in 1990 (personal communication, U.S....   [tags: Social Psychology]
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Plastic Surgery Helps Self-Esteem - “ To men a man but a mind. Who cares what face he carries or what he wears. But woman’s body is still the woman. “(Bierce,1958). People nowadays want to be more beautiful and perfect. They will do anything to fulfill their needs. Cosmetic surgery is modern variation of a practice as old as humankind. Every culture has some customs that prescribe deliberately changing a body’s natural appearance (Brain, 1979). The methods, however, are diverse and particular to a culture at a specific period of time....   [tags: Cosmetic Procedures] 953 words
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A Quick Fix - What was once a surgery performed primarily to restore, is now used to enhance a person’s face and body. Cosmetic surgery, which is said to have been “used more than 4,000 years ago to treat facial injuries” (Fresh Faces) is now considered a common activity among any kind of person. This surgery first gained popularity in the 1910’s after World War I, among soldiers with shattered war faces in need of repair. Later, it became a popular trend among women, who were mostly from high-class society, and then in the 1990’s the industry expanded to include men, and even more recently has been including teenagers as young as the age of 15....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery]
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Popularity of Plastic Surgery - In 2008 over “9.2 million women in the United States received some form of cosmetic surgery” (medicalnews.com). Plastic surgery is becoming a way for people to escape there insecurities, but is that the main reason why cosmetic procedures have been increasing in popularity over the years. Plastic surgery is “a reconstructive surgery to a variety of operations performed in order to repair or restore body parts to look normal or to change a body part to look better” (answers.com). I believe there are three main reasons why more Americans are resulting to plastic surgery....   [tags: Cosmetic Procedures] 1008 words
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Plastic Surgery In South Korea - The South Korean’s seeming fascination with cosmetic surgery is frequently reported on both in Asia and the West, largely for its recounted abnormal use rate by both women and men. Though there is a deficiency in dependable data regarding the amounts of individuals who select to endure cosmetic surgery in South Korea, the statistics are substantial. The estimations range from 15 to 30 percent of all South Koreans have endured some method of plastic surgery, the statistics pertaining to certain age groups of females being characteristically greater (Kim, 2010)....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery]
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Liposuction - Women receive the majority of cosmetic surgery. The second leading surgical procedure is liposuction (first being breast augmentation). In 2009, women accounted for 91 percent of all cosmetic procedures. Since 1997, surgical procedures increased 67 percent in women. Whether standing in line at the movies, grocery store, or waiting in traffic, sex is being sold. A quick glance at a magazine cover or billboard, and the mind is stimulated by an attractive body . An image of perfection raises personal questions about physique....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 1001 words
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Why men should do cosmetic surgery - Plastic surgery has always been overrated by Hollywood celebrity stars in the past. Nevertheless, all the decisions made about plastic surgery were well known by women. Nowadays, the trend for cosmetic surgery has changed dramatically because more people seeing cosmetic surgery in some way is more normal and acceptable. Cosmetic surgery is a surgical procedure that can be performed primarily to enhance ones physical appearance and self-esteem. Sometimes it is necessary for some people to have plastic surgery done because of abnormal physical appearance during birth....   [tags: essays research papers] 655 words
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Making Cosmetic Surgery Freely Available on the NHS - Making Cosmetic Surgery Freely Available on the NHS Cosmetic surgery is an individual's choice and if you want to have it done and you have the money then go for it. However, having it done on the NHS should only be available if it is for `medical' reasons, which can include psychological ones. I don't agree with people who have, for example, breast reduction surgery on the NHS just for cosmetic reasons. Opting for a surgical procedure is a serious matter. While many celebrities are having the procedures to appear youthful in their very competitive job market, others are doing it to simply feel better about themselves or to feel more attractive....   [tags: Papers] 1158 words
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Cosmetic Surgery and the Mask of Aging in Western Societies - Cosmetic Surgery and the Mask of Aging in Western Societies "Nature isn't always the best. I have the money to improve on nature and I don't see why I shouldn't" (Cher, as cited in Glasgow Evening Times: 24 April 1992) "We hadn't seen or heard from each other for 28 years…Then he suggested it would be nice if we could meet. I was very nervous about it. How much had I changed. I wanted a facelift, tummy tuck and liposuction, all in one week." (A woman, age forty-nine, being interviewed for an article on "older couples" falling in love; "falling in love again" 1990) In late modernity, the exterior territories, or surfaces, of the body have become symbols of the self, and in a society where capitalist exchange is the dominant system, the body and its parts become commodities to be desired and acquired....   [tags: Papers] 712 words
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Cosmetic Surgery and the Mask of Aging in Western Society - Cosmetic Surgery and the Mask of Aging in Western Society Grogan, Sarah (1999) Body Image: understanding body dissatisdaction in men, women and children. London and New York: Routledge 2 4 25 41 48 49-52 57 68 151 152 191 Body Image: The picture of our own body which we form in our mind, that is to say, the way in which our body appears to ourselves. (Schilder, 1950: 11) * (25) Slimness is seen as a desirable attribute for women in prosperous western cultures, and is associated with self-control, elegance, social attractiveness and youth…women have always been encouraged to change their shape and weight to conform to current trends....   [tags: Papers] 989 words
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DNA TYPING AND QUANTIFICATION OF LIP COSMETIC SAMPLES FOR FORENSIC CASEWORK ANALYSIS - ABSTRACT: Lip cosmetics are an excellent source of DNA with almost 80% of them giving results. In present study, lipstick samples and its impressions were recovered for DNA extraction and typing in order to evaluate its usefulness for practical case investigation and contribution for forensic genetics. Ten different lip cosmetic samples were collected from different donors and used as suspect’s samples. Buccal swabs were also collected as reference DNA sample. DNA from lipstick and its impressions was extracted by the phenol-chloroform method and amplified by PCR for DNA typing using a set of 15 STRs from IdentifilerTM....   [tags: Scientific Research ]
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Human Cosmetic Surgery and Prosthetic Device Implants - Human Cosmetic Surgery and Prosthetic Device Implants The human body is a collection of remarkable biological mechanisms that integrates features that can not be duplicated exactly. However, many modern prosthetic devices can add years to an individual's life, improve physical comfort and function, or in the case of aesthetic implants, improve emotional health. There are many types of implants that server a variety of functions that offer risks and benefits. Implants can server many purposes. Cosmetic surgery has variety prosthesis to select from, not only to change the appearance of a feature for aesthetic reasons, but also to correct disfiguring from trauma or disease....   [tags: Papers] 2593 words
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Plastic Surgery - So what if that lady with bigger breasts got the leading role in the play. Its what's in the inside that counts, right. One can repeat think this as many times as he or she likes, but one will somehow carry one back to the harsh reality. Talent is good, but it's great if it comes along with beauty. In a society where appearance is everything, time can be one's worst enemy. Who will save us from the evil signs of ageing. A plastic surgeon. Because of the rising economy, cosmetic surgery is now more affordable, which creates great demand for such services....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery ]
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Plastic Surgery - Plastic is Better In Recent times outside beauty and staying forever young are the newest trend among today's society. Women are the highest percentage of this trend because women have been conditioned at young age to believe outer beauty is unsurpassed. Plastic or cosmetic surgery in the past has been kept hushed, never knowing did she have her nose worked on. Today plastic surgery is being embraced by the millions and highly looked upon. Recently a friend of mine had a breast augmentation. Her argument was the need to feel more confident in her own body....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery]
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Fashion Industries' Impacts on Models - ... 'Photography and the runways are such powerful tools, and say such a lot about our society. It is so much bigger than the catwalk'"(20). Major fashion companies would rather have women most likely to help sell the clothing lines instead of simply just presenting them. However, tall, blonde, white, and thin is most likely going to do the trick, the companies are simple minded to think that is not racist("Why Are Our Catwalks so White?" 9). Racism in major companies need to stop so they can start showing that everyone is equal no matter ethnicity....   [tags: Cosmetic Procedures, Society]
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Yves Rocher - ... Then the Yves Rocher group grew with the acquisition of Stanhome: maintenance and beautification products for home in 1997. In 1998, Yves Rocher created in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, which is the first museum in Europe dedicated to the world of plants and nature the Végétarium, where you can discover 1000 different plant species. There are also workshops for children. In 2009, Yves Rocher the Botanical Beauty pioneer, opened in Gacilly, birthplace of the brand, an eco-hotel: the Gree Landes....   [tags: cosmetic, company, botanical]
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Animal Abuse in the name of Science - ... These results are then examined for how contaminant might behave in a living system. Therefore studies can be conducted on the effects of chemicals without the use of animals. [Sidney Draggan] The most crucial method is human based testing which is the main alternative to animal testing. Human donated cells are used to conduct test in areas like pyrogenicity, skin irritations and other conditions that could affect the immune system and illness that cause fevers and inflammations. Scanning techniques like MRI [Magnetic Resonance Imaging] have shown to be most effective....   [tags: Chemical, Drug, Food, Cosmetic]
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Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics - Although cosmetics became widely popular in the 1900s, tombs from 3100 B.C. have revealed that makeup originated in the first Egyptian Dynasty ("The History of Makeup", 1). Researchers found that these cosmetics contained ingredients that ranged from lead to cat dung; both of which are toxic. The use of toxic chemicals in cosmetics, such as coal tar, negatively impacts a person's health. Cosmetic companies put consumers' health at risk due to the use of toxic chemicals, marketing ploys and failure to properly regulate their own products and the chemicals they contain....   [tags: Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics]
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The Risks of Cosmetic Surgery - ... I couldn’t talk because of my jaw and chin. When I saw Spencer, I started crying hard, and I was like, ‘I feel like I wanna die right now. I’m in so much pain. I don’t know what to do. (80-88) Because the pain was so excruciating, Heidi asked for more Damerol. However, the Damerol slowed Montag’s breathing down drastically. The doctors’ had to put Montag under an oxygen mask to help get air flow through to the lungs. Montag tells Garcia, “It was that scary- I felt like I was gone.” Getting back home for the first day since the surgery was hard for Montag....   [tags: Plastic Surgery]
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Roland Barthes - ... Present in the photograph on the advertisement is the profile an attractive, thin, young, white woman, with flawless skin and bright, shiny “rosy” pink lips. She is wearing a minimal black eye makeup in order to emphasize and focus on the shade of the lipstick. Bending over and looking at her, a fit, young, white male is only inches from her face about to kiss her. Additionally, there are several quotes and text pieces, which include “Nothing draws a man to a woman like Crushed Rose”, and “You smooth it on, and suddenly love is just a kiss away!” At the bottom is a tube of lipstick and rose pedals laid gently around the lipstick, emphasizing the lipstick as the focus of the advertisement while also incorporating physical roses....   [tags: Egyptian Makeup Art, Cosmetic Industry] 1236 words
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Mac Cosmetics - MAC (Makeup Art Cosmetics) is originally a Canadian company that has been operating for more than 20 years and it has already penetrate to many countries all around the world, in the North and South America at most. It sells brand cosmetics of high quality that is intended for professional as well as everyday usage. The brand is sought-after also by many celebrities, fashion models, and photographers because of its delicate texture, huge choice of colors, and durability. The products are usually very well tolerated on every skin type and MAC make-up items are also suitable for women with sensitive eyes (MAC, 2007, p....   [tags: mac cosmetics report] 1884 words
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Risks and Benefits of Plastic Surgery - Risks and Benefits of Plastic Surgery Plastic surgery is a growing entity which needs to be assessed more carefully. Messages within the media indirectly contribute to the rising rate of plastic surgery. Desires to meet the idealisms of media representations are often so consuming that people demand plastic surgery despite all of its associated risks and controversies. To compensate for this up and coming surgical trend, technology has developed more reasonable and attainable options for the public....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery essays papers]
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Impact of Cosmetic Advertisements on Women - The Shape of America As marketing strategies have evolved, they have enhanced the ability of advertisers to communicate to the "masses" more effectively than ever before. This ability has allowed advertisers to not only reach more markets, but to be more influential in the decision making process of the audience. American society, especially young women, is being influenced by advertisers more now than in previous generations. It is not by accident that teenagers and young adults are targeted by advertisers, especially since their purchasing power as a group exceeds that of any other consumer group....   [tags: Advertising Marketing essays research papers] 1059 words
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Optimal tattoo removal in a single laser session based on the method of repeated exposures - Optimal tattoo removal in a single laser session based on the method of repeated exposures Introduction - Q-switched lasers emitting short, high-intensity pulses are commonly used for removal of unwanted tattoos based on the principles of selective photothermolysis. Multiple treatment sessions (4-6 for amateur tattoos and up to 20 for professional tattoos) are often required to achieve acceptable tattoo lightening. The number of treatment sessions is not constant; it depends on pigment properties such as color, composition, density, depth, duration, body location, and the number of tattoo inks....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 886 words
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The History of Cosmetics - Vanity, self esteem, and covering our imperfections are just a few of the reasons Americans are obsessed with cosmetics. The cosmetic industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. Although cosmetics and treatments have changed over the centuries, the purpose remains the same- to improve and enhance our appearance. Cosmetics not only provide us with more beautiful features, flawless skin, and less wrinkles, they have become a part of who we are. The practice of makeup and cosmetic application first originated in the era of the Ancient Egyptians around 4000 BC....   [tags: Health & Beauty]
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History of Cosmetics - If someone were to look at the Victorian society or the American society today, the makeup worn by the women would reflect the women’s lifestyles. Women in Victorian England, like American women today, were seen as more beautiful with makeup. However, the purpose and appearance of the makeup were different; paleness was the ideal then, whereas women today want a healthy glow. What is the significance of this difference. Alexandrina Victoria reigned over the British for a longer time than any other royalty in British history....   [tags: Beauty ]
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True Beauty - Many people will say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, however if you look back through history it is apparent that beauty is in the eye of society. Just like fashion, the image of a “beautiful woman” has varied with culture and time. What was considered attractive in Elizabethan Europe was pale, blonde, and curvy whereas today in America it’s tan, blonde, and thin. Women have put themselves through misery attempting to change their bodies and their features to match what society is calling beautiful....   [tags: Beauty ]
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