Depuy having a history of pageants gave her an advantage. The fact that beauty pageants help boost confidence and help later in life is great for the girls this applies to, but this is not the case for beginning beauty competitors who are usually the main competitors. Beauty pageants forster beliefs of unrealistic expectations for beauty. “There are unrealistic ... ... middle of paper ... ...al scarring of older minds must stop before we lose generations to the idea and goal to reach perfection. Works Cited Decker, Jonathan P. "Beauty Pageants Advance Careers."
Although it’s wonderful that Cover Girl has been and still is so successful, it has put a dentation in today’s society in what women’s appearance should and shouldn’t be. Women and young adolescence are confused of what their appearance should be. Cover Girl has many famous models; one inparticular is the famous country singer Faith Hill. Faith is tall, skinny, and flawless. When women see models like her doing the advertising for Cover Girl, they automatically feel that they should look the same.
Each part proceeds to give detailed professional advice on these topics. Also by understanding the broad range of potential readers, this periodical includes less inappropriately intimate articles like some other fashion/beauty magazines do. By providing factual information that is also interesting, Glamour makes it easy to find the answers to every quintessential question one might have about being a woman, and in doing so, empowers them with the knowledge needed to enhance their lives A visible enhancement Glamour can provide deals with physical appearance. Beauty is a very important part of womanhood. Many people weight their self-esteem solely on this alone, and although this may be unhealthy, it is a common occurrence in today’s society.
Models that are used in their commercials tend to be very beautiful, radiant skin, blowing hair, and slim body that will draw more attention to their products. It is insane how a seductive commercial can have so much influence and can increase sales. Commercials also uses famous celebrities who has a excellent body image and a big fan base to promote their brand. Cindy Crawford’s Meaningful Beauty products advertise using women who has stressed over having wrinkles and age spots who tried everything to get rid of the unwanted. She used before and after pictures of each client but stressed that the clients feel and look better after using her products.
In this festival they included a National Beauty Tournament on the beach, they would choose the most Bathing Beauty in America (Pageant History 1920s,1). "Pageants were introduced into the lives of Americans and became a major event, although they were discontinued from 1929-1932 due to the Great Depression" (Beauty Pageants,1). There are around 2,500 beauty pageants held world wide. In these pageants there are around three million children between the age of six through sixteen that attend them. "As the years progressed, pageants served as a political, educational, and entertaining events.
On one hand its easy to notice all of the outrageous amounts of money put into beauty pageants, but on the other hand we must note how much a young girl spends in day to day life on cosmetics and beauty treatments. Young girls notice all of the make up that certain celebrities/ beauty contestants will wear and think that they must look the same or dress the same way as the celebrity or contestant so they can feel beautiful and “fit in” with society. On an average girls who are just about to hit their teens spend thousands, sometimes millions on cosmetics and different beauty treatments all in the hopes that they will add up to the other girls seen within social media and pageants, “ fourth graders are in the market for lush $50 haircuts;
Beauty pageants are interwoven into the everyday lives of Americans. Citizens grow up watching pageants on television, idolizing pageant girls, and comparing themselves to those girls that they see. While it is normal for American society, it is not healthy. Idolizing and comparing themselves to these perfect people can give girls body complexes about appearance and issues that could be prevented with the abolishment of beauty pageants in the United States. Pageants not only give girls unrealistic expectations for beauty, they also change the relationships between parents and children.
When beauty pageants became a part of the American society in 1920, it also became a marketing tool. In 1921, in the state of New Jersey, in Atlantic City beauty pageants were used to make tourist stay... ... middle of paper ... ...beauty pageants is that their parents wants fame. On one of TLC’s hit show “Toddlers and Tiaras”, there was an episode about a girl name Alan Thompson. Alan was new to the beauty pageant world, from being on that show and competed in a beauty pageant on the show the network gave Alan and her family a spin-off show which we all know “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”. Here comes Honey Boo Boo is the top rated show on TLC as of right now.
These women are in a powerful position because they are the top of their field. This industry also allows these women to feel good about themselves and have self-confidence. Many of these women have had self-worth issues; they have been treated badly for some trait and now are beautiful and wanted. Many adult models and entertainers have dealt with anorexia, abuse, molestations, lack of self-confidence and more. This industry provides support for these women and shows them they are beautiful.