Yet another, Melanie Britton, promoted herself through her donations to the arts (Block). There also are pageants specifically for Vietnamese, promoting beauty in all races (Lieu). Additionally, beauty pageants can promote the future of the individual. Some pageants offer career opportunities in modeling to the winner of the pageants (“Beauty”). Also, one person still puts on their résumé that they won a beauty pageant.
Supporters of beauty pageants would say pageants raise self-esteem and has a powerful message to young women in general (“Beauty Pageants”). They believe that pageants boost girls’ self-esteem and celebrate the beauty of all women (“Beauty Pageants”). Although, critics would argue that the only self-esteem it raises is the females in the pageant, the young women who watch end up with low self-esteem. Opponents would also claim that the contests objectify women, and create a homogeneous, unattainable ideal of beauty that promotes poor self-image in them (“Beauty Pageants”). Watching beauty pageants on television makes girls think that if they do not have their hair done perfectly, wear make-up, and their bodies do not look a certain way that they will not fit
Because it’s teens that mainly listen to the music that 98 Degrees produces, it’s the teens that this particular promotion is focused on. I s... ... middle of paper ... ...so very successful because of their unique forms of advertising and promotions. Contacting certain audiences which is their main target during different promotions is a wonderful way to go. Understanding advertising will better help you understand yourself and make you realize whom you really are and whom you will always be no matter how many cosmetics you buy. Works Cited Adweek, L.P. “Cover Girl to sponsor a special June issue of YM on topic relationships.” Mediaweek 26 April 1993 v3 n17 p4 (1) Adweek, L.P. “Cover Girl Sweepstakes Ties to Target Stores.” Brandweek 26 July 1999 v40 i30 p1.
According to her, in the yearly beauty pageants, there are many candidates who have the potentials to participate in such kind of event to stand out from each other. In addition, it teaches the candidates the ups and downs of a pageant, and having a good relation to the other candidates. Also, beauty pageants serve as a way to market the tradition, culture and values that a country has towards the development of tourism industry, (Glorine, 2016). These pageants inspire young women to prove themselves by showcasing their beauty, intelligence, talents and personality traits, (Lobit, 2016). Pageant taught individuals to be confident enough to showcase what and who they are.
While women have made significant strides in gaining more freedom and rights in the past decade, society and culture at large continue to place a great emphasis on how women look. Certain standards of feminine beauty are presented in many different forms of popular media, bombarding women with images that portray what is considered to be the "ideal body”. Consequently, the importance of physical appearance is emphasized early on which leads to concern over appearance related issues. Such issues often surface in the early stages of a female’s development, and continues on throughout her life. While trying to live up to the specific beauty standards that are proliferated through the media by society and culture, a woman’s life is often impacted drastically both physically and psychologically.
Pageants also teach girls the wrong form of competitiveness, pageants are teaching them to compare themselves to the girl standing next to them and try to be more beautiful than they are. On the contrary some pageant parents will state that “competing in beauty contests is no different from playing a sport, which also requires time and money and puts intense pressure on young competitors…. like young athletes, little beauty queens learn discipline,and feel great pride in
I choose this article as part of my sources because it explains in great detail about real life events going through beauty pageants and descriptions on what they have to do to be successful. There is a lot of history in this article that can help improve my report. For example, the study talks about the history of when beauty pageants began and the requirements to enter, the study also talks a little bit about JonBenét Ramsey who was a young pageant contestant and her insight on beauty pageants, as well as other resources in the article to consider. Lindsay Lieberman is the author of the journal article Protecting Pageant Princesses: A Call for Statutory Regulation of Child Beauty Pageants. Within this article, it best summarizes in specific detail on the consequences young girls can have long term and short term when going through beauty pageants, and finding a protection plan to make beauty pageants safer for young girls to compete in.
Mainly, female beauty pageants have no purpose in society. They put to much emphasis on the “beauty” of the pageant. They belittle the fact that young women are products and not real people with flaws. Teaching the younger female generation that true beauty is within is what our goal in America should be. Works Cited http://chocoholic-naomi.blogspot.com/2011/04/do-beauty-pageants-serve-any-purpose-in.html http://thepageantexpert.com/post/What-Are-The-Benefits-Of-Beauty-Pageants.aspx http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/famous/ramsey/attack_3.html http://bb-articles.com/beauty-pageants-do-they-have-a-place-in-modern-society/
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."
African american women that are in the music industry, are really influential in today 's society. Woman like Nicki Minaj is praised for having slim hips and a fake big butt, but she was not born with these assets.The features that she is known best for, was done during plastic surgeries before becoming the infamous “Nicki Minaj”. Once before Nicki has spoken about the racist double standard that black women face. In an interview with Marie Claire, she quoted,”When Kim Kardashian 's naked picture came out, [Sharon Osbourne] praised it, and my fans attacked her for being such a hypocrite," at the time, Osbourne tweeted out her own nude selfie, writing that she was "inspired... ... middle of paper ... ...o the public. If Lil Kim would get on stage with her color wigs and two piece set on, the crowd is screaming and asking for more.