Toddlers and Tiaras Satire

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Toddlers and Tiaras is a fascinating reality television show that lets all of us average people in on the world of childhood modeling. Toddlers and Tiaras doesn’t show us just the modeling but also the blood, sweat, and tears that go along with all types of show business. In addition to these things, Toddlers and Tiaras also gives an air of confidence to all of it’s contestants. It teaches them that anyone and everyone can be beautiful, with several pounds of makeup, over-the-top fake tans and about ten thousand dollar dresses, that is. The preparation that is put into these child beauty pageants is vital. In most cases, the first task on the extremely long pre pageant to do list is the spray tan. Of course every pageant girl wants to look perfectly sun kissed. When it comes to a spray tan, “the darker the better” is the motto all pageant girls live by. The pageant moms pay hundreds of dollars to have the “best of the best” spray their child down with a can of orange spray paint. As any toddler would, the princesses usually scream and pout and resist all attempts at being hosed down until their mothers promise them a brand new pony after it’s all over. After having their skin damaged beyond repair from the chemicals of a spray tan, they move on to their nails. The whole family joins the beauty queen in receiving her full spa treatment complete with manicure, pedicure and massage. I mean how could we expect a four year old to deal with the stress of a pageant without a full body massage? The more pampered the better! These days it’s become simple to turn a living breathing toddler into a barbie doll. Not only pretty like a barbie doll, but also the fake, plastic-like perfection of a barbie as well. Their skin is perfect with the help of fake tans and more makeup than the average woman will wear in her entire lifetime. Their hair is flawless with the
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