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Persuasive Essay On Beauty For Women

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“Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men's eyes when deciding what provokes it.” When looking at the media, it is perceived that women are being criticized and men are less of a concern when it comes to beauty and their body. A woman should not be justified worthy of love or “true” beauty based on her outward appearance but, solely built upon the individuality and confidence of a woman. As a child, I defined beauty as being “skinny”. Many women, men, and children all over the world are being judged because they don’t find what the media claims what actual beauty transpires. Media plays a large role as to why,mainly, many females in society believe that ones body image justifies what captivating elegance is. Although the media inspires many to a healthy lifestyle, society has no right to prescribe a specific notion of beauty for women. Will women be able to stop colluding with a culture that makes one feel inadequate?
It seems as though when it comes to their bodies, women can’t win. That is displayed from this years 2014 finale of The Biggest Loser when Rachel Frederickson appeared on stage 155 pounds lighter than when she began the contest. Though the show’s entire premise is based on losing an extreme amount of weight in a short period of time, the American public was shocked when one of the contestants actually managed to do exactly that. Rachel consecutively states that, “ I am happy now and proud of my accomplishments!” Not only did it spark a notion that women must be healthy to define beauty but, must lose weight in order to be considered attractive. Though in search for a healthy lifestyle, it provokes the title of unwillingness to find what, uniquely, is their inner beauty.
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...en that she is today. Not only was she a supermodel but goes around and empowers young women to more than what others may see them as. No matter what size one may be, size doesn’t in no way, shape, or form justify ones beauty.
Size is just a shape. Size is just a label. Size is just a form of judgement. Media has a way of convincing many women that their body isn’t beauty. Their smile isn’t beauty. Their smarts isn’t beauty. Media seems to play the role of the rule book and that all must follow. Life isn’t a rule book, it is free and unique. Many dismiss the fact that you are you for a reason and nothing should be changed about it. That’s Raven was a show in Disney that inspired many teenagers to be more than what they are. It is about time that women and media realize that “people come in all shapes and sizes, and they’re all beautiful.” Put that in your magazine.
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