Beauty Pagents

Topics: Beauty contest, Child beauty pageant, Beauty pageants Pages: 4 (1390 words) Published: March 13, 2013
It's natural for young girls to obsess over Barbie, having perfect skin, make-up, hair, it makes the perfect imaginary world for little girls to play in, who would have imagined that this perfect Barbie doll would come to life, as our 6 year old daughters while competing in a beauty pageant. They ware the latest lipstick and matching eyeliner, some have fake hair and even fake teeth, they prance around in sequence gowns, and sophisticated costumes, times have changed, and the sexualization and commercialism of children have increased. Pageants promote such a narrowly defined standard of beauty.

If you look, really look at this little girls they don't even look like little girls but rather little woman these weird postures and twitched face expressions are not about satisfying themselves but rather satisfying the impossible standers of there parents.

Daisey Mae, an eight-year-old girl featured on Toddlers & Tiaras, was telling cameras that, "Facial beauty is the most important thing, in life and in pageants." She is has also seen saying: 'If you think your kid is ugly or something, you might not want to do pageants because you're not going to win or anything." I feel sorry for Daisy, as she did not come up with these ideas all on her own. She is a victim of the lies she has been doused in by the adults that have exposed her to this culture. These girls are to young to say no.

Elizabeth Day interviewed a 7-year-old named Amber who participates in the mini miss UK this is what she had to said "Amber do you enjoy entering the beauty pageant?" Amber thinks for a second and then nods her head, "Will you be entering anymore?" "yes" she pauses "if mummy told me to." The problem with beauty pageants is that the girls are being persuaded to say yes, "there are examples of young girls screaming in terror as there mothers approach them with spray cans," says a Australian Law maker Anna Burke said, "Clearly, pageants risk the exploitation of very...
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