Human Beauty Essays

  • Beauty Essay

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    Keturah Rogers Patricia D. Roland English 051 May 13, 2011 Beauty inside and out assume that being attractive makes your life easier or everyone will like you if your beautiful. no one seems to notice if the inside is as beautiful as the outside because you can't see someones character at first glance. after reading

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Standards in America: The Effects on men and women Ann M. Finley English 106 Professor Bennett September 12, 2011 Abstract America is obsessed with beauty, youth and weight. We are forced fed someone else’s idea of beauty on a daily basis. It seems that everyone on television is beautiful, slim and young. Cosmetic surgery is a lucrative business. It seems that no one is satisfied with the looks that they were born with. Don’t like your eyes? Well with the right amount of

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Conventionally, beauty is a phrase, which the society associates with femininity. In the American culture, the ideal beauty relates with youthfulness and physical appearance. Almost everybody struggles to appear young. In her masterpiece, Beauty: when the other dancer is the self, Alice Walker initially describes beauty as an element of the body physique. Walker associates beauty with life success, victory, and public admiration. However, sundry events in her life alter her physical appearance

  • Beauty Essay

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    eautyInner vs. Outer Beauty: Which is more beneficial? In modern day society there are multiple perspectives regarding whether outer or inner beauty is more important. More specifically, which is more beneficial in today’s society? Outer beauty refers to the qualities of one’s physical appearance. This is purely aesthetic value and nothing more. Qualities such as eye colour, hair, and body build are all examples. Inner beauty refers to the qualities that make up ones personality. Morality, compassion

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty As a little girl, I would always watch movies like The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White. All of these movies had main characters that were very pretty young women. I envied the women in these movies because of their beauty. Back then, beauty to me meant gorgeous locks of hair, a slim figure and a pretty face. As I grew older, I realized that these women were not beautiful because of their external features, but because of the kindness and affection they had in their hearts

  • Beauty Essay

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    Shy Gallegos Per:3 Beauty Vs. Brains According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin is illegal. This act how ever does not prohibit employment discrimination based on appearance. In society today, there are harsh requirements when it comes to beauty and in order to meet the criteria, we go to drastic measures, such as plastic surgery, dumping large amounts of cash on clothes. And when seeing these models

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, it's not what's on the outside, but what's on the inside that makes the person beautiful. Beauty is something that a lot of us take for granted; we don't see the beauty that we have within. You can take the beauty out of the person, but you can't take the beauty from within. We are all beautiful in our own way, our own uniqueness, and our own likeness. We've got to like our own image; we've got to be happy with who we are inside. Then once we are happy

  • beauty Essay

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    comprehension of the human mind and all you will see is an infinite stretch of space, an eternity of stars and planets and moons, sprawled out on a canvas of black. You could trace the constellations and marvel in the vastness of space and, maybe, be overwhelmed by the beauty of it. Or, the sight could instill fear, a feeling of insignificance, rather than beauty. It all depends on the way the world appears to you. More incomprehensible, maybe, than outer space is the human mind; that which gives

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Imagine the cover of a well-noted fashion magazine, who do you think is likely to be the cover model, who also gets the spread on page forty-five? The “ Plain Jane” looking girl who is a couple pounds overweight, and less than “ideal”, who probably represents a greater portion of society, than the comely professional model, or models whose thighs have been airbrush retouched, and whose arms, stomach and neckline are from three completely different models. These magazines who plaster their

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty, the known definition is the quality present in a thing or a person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, but i think beauty goes further than that. Beauty is a strong word and can be used in many different ways. When we think of beauty most of us always think of the same thing, a beautiful person. I read once that the most beautiful things in life are usually what you least expect them to be and I have found that to be very true. “I never saw an ugly thing in my

  • Beauty Essay

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    Miami Beauty I watched the waves of the ocean cascade onto the beach until the sky turned into a picturesque navy-blue. The beach was beautiful at night, as this was the time where the tourists dispersed, and the everlasting noises came to a halt. In the distance I could see the incandescent outline of Miami, followed by the brief flashes of the city’s nightlife, which seemed busier than ever. My worn-out sandals allowed some of the damp sand to get in, so I felt the instantaneous rush of

  • Beauty Essay

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    Human beauty The characterization of a person as “beautiful”, whether on an individual basis or by community consensus, is often based on some combination of inner beauty, which includes psychological factors such as personality, intelligence, grace, politeness, charisma, integrity, congruence and elegance, and outer beauty (i.e. physical attractiveness) which includes physical attributes which are valued on a subjective basis. Standards of beauty have changed over time, based on changing cultural

  • Beauty Essay

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    The Distortion of Beauty Beauty is defined as the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit. (Dictionary) In today’s society, what drives people to determine who and what is beauty? It is very simplistic to realize that this world is fixed on beautiful people, but how does one achieve beauty? How is it determined if you are one? Who is responsible for defining beauty? Where does this growing interest that one

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty-enhancement distributes a complete line of professional treatment products. We trust that you'll find our website useful for learning more about caring for yourself and for finding the products that you require. We stock many skincare, fragrances and make up brands including Chanel, Elemis, Guerlain, Guinot, MD Formulations new lines in these brands and more besides will be introduced as new products come to market or our customers demand. Repeat business is a common feature of our trading

  • Beauty Essay

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    “Beauty is in the eye of beholder”. “Beauty is truth, and truth is beauty”. The validity of these statements actually existed once upon a time. John Keats lived in the 19th century , so it’s not that ancient period as it may sound, but it refers more to the gulf, the gulf between their time and ours which is that serious that it can be spanned. The beauty no longer exists in the eye of

  • Beauty Essay

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    May Is the notion of ‘beauty’ universal? Discuss with reference to arguments made by Wolf and Popenoe. The notion of Beauty: Beauty may be defined as the “characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction.”(Cesare,F. 2011) According to theorists such as world-renowned psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, the notion of beauty differs in many ways. Beauty is experienced between

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Essay Throughout history beauty has been described in many ways. Some people think beauty is vile others think is wholesome. Every century beauty has changed and has become a new meaning. But beauty doesn’t just come from humans; it also comes from nature, truth, religion, life and art. Beauty has come from a long way and it has been considered most of the time as something pure, clean, untainted and fresh. The earliest work has been shown in Greek work and philosophers. Symmetry and

  • Beauty Essay

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    The concept of beauty is really difficult to describe. The French author Jean Anouilh wrote that “Things are beautiful if you love them”. Not everybody agree about what is or is not beautiful, it is always subject of controversy. It always has been difficult to find an agreement on beauty. Beauty standards depend of the society. We don’t consider a woman to be beautiful today with the same criterion than the one use in the middle age. In middle age a women needed to be as white as possible to be

  • Beauty Essay

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    Definition of Beauty Beauty can be considered as one of the most important feelings in life, by saying “beautiful” about anything you like, you are actually using the adjective of the word beauty. So what does beauty mean?. Beauty can be defined from approved language dictionaries as “The quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind”, well we can’t say that the definition mentioned above is wrong; but also you won’t be defining the word beauty like that

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty pageants have been a part of the American society beginning in the 1920’s and have been allowing children to compete in the 1960s and have been used as a way to judge females on their looks and what they are wearing. Many children are brought into the pageant world mainly by their parents wanting to live vicariously. Throughout the years child beauty pageants have been booming and have become a source of entertainment for many people. Although sometimes the child may be okay with parading

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty Beauty is anything that our eyes would like to enjoy seeing. It is what gives pleasure to our minds and spirit in a way that it makes us feel happy and pleased. If we want, we can see beauty on everything around us even if others don’t see it the same way. In this essay, I will be talking about art beauty and human beauty. These days, most people would like to be seen as beautiful, especially women as they wear makeup and fancy clothes to be seen as beautiful. I see that beauty should

  • Beauty Essay

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    Definition Essay: Beauty Chad Williams Almost two and a half months ago, back on the 10th of August, I was sheltering myself from the torrential rains of the Cambodian rainy season in a small community center on the outskirts of Siem Reap. A local NGO, the BFT center was hosting a Peace Building event, a monthly occurrence, and I was excitedly there to photograph the event and the attendees. I was walking around as people were arriving and I noticed this elderly woman sitting by herself

  • Beauty Essay

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    exaggerated convention of the Ashanti ideal of beauty. Also the high, oval forehead is slightly flattened in actual practice by gentle modeling of an infant's soft cranial bones. This flattened shape of the akua ba also serves a practical purpose, since women carry the figures against their backs wrapped in their skirt, which is the same manner that infants are carried. The rings on the figure's long neck are a standard convention for rolls of fat, a sign of beauty, health, and prosperity according to the

  • Beauty Essay

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    Ives 1 A Beautiful Theory: the Relationship between Beauty and Scientific Truth Brilliant shades of reds, oranges, and yellows swirl together, emanating from an intense spherical center and slowly fading through pink and purple to dark blue at the edges. The sight is breathtaking, romantic, and beautiful. There is something unmistakably powerful about a sunset; something that makes people stop and contemplate, snap a photograph, or reach for a lover’s hand. Now, imagine that same sunset

  • Beauty Essay

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    Each period in human history upholds different opinions for physical beauty. In your own words argue how beauty changes over time? (for example, in the past women tend to fancy muscular men, nowadays girls run after men with korean-styled and feminine looks) In each period of time, people's opinion about human beauty has changed through the development of social life. On the other hand, the belief of physical beauty of men has been updated from past to present. In ancient period, both the East

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty is a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction.[1] Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An "ideal beauty" is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, for perfection.[citation needed] The experience of "beauty" often involves an interpretation of some entity as being in balance and harmony with nature

  • Beauty Essay

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    Everyone has different ways of explaining what beauty is. Beauty is a combination of qualities that give pleasure to the mind and spirit. Although beauty takes on many forms, inner and outer will be my focus. I define inner beauty as a beauty that someone has inside and they help you and are not judgmental. I define outer beauty as the beauty that is good to look at, but only in a physical sense. Beauty’s definition is “the quality or set of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure

  • On Beauty Essay

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    On Beauty The title On Beauty may refer to many things: Howard’s theories about art; Kiki’s physical amplitude, the attractiveness of youth like Carl and Victoria, Levi’s sense of the flow of street life, Zora’s frustration at her lack of sex appeal, and Jerome’s sense of religious quality. All of these characters express radically different ideas about the meaning and role of beauty in their lives. What does it mean to be without beauty? Beauty seems to be a governing characteristic in

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder The ideals of beauty differs so much throughout the world; the saying beauty is in the eye of the beholder depends on who you’re asking. The people In Europe see beauty as all natural which means being yourself meaning not enhancing your look. European men prefer their women to be curvy but not on the heavy side. Their fashion is also completely different than the United States. There are so many different ideals of beauty around the world. One aspect of

  • Beauty Essay

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    The Concept of Beauty in Different Culture: Culture and Beauty What is Beautiful? Who is beautiful? The concept of beauty and culture Is Beauty really in the eye of the beholder? So, what is beautiful? Who is beautiful? Clearly when you ask a group of men, students and women from different walks of life who they think is beautiful, wouldn’t you agree with me that they will tell you different names and they have different concept of beauty? Of course we have different preferences because we grow

  • Beauty Essay

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    Introduction Human being is the best amongst all the living being in this world. They live in a society, where they don’t only just live for food and shelter. They have to survive sustaining with various conditions, environments, people, customs, cultures etc. So in this society of mankind, human has a lot of responsibility as well as maintenance duty. Discipline makes a human being to do all such activities mentioned above and to lead a life with dignity in the society. And cleanliness is a part

  • Beauty Essay

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    Aristotle once claimed that beauty was defined by the shear radiance a man or female Definition Essay on Beauty The old proverb states that beauty is in the eye of the beholder; that is, there cannot be such thing as objective beauty and the one man’s idea of what is beautiful may be considerably different from what somebody else thinks about it. However, through the course of time there have been certain concepts that, although allowing the understanding, always limited beauty with certain boundaries

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty What is beauty? Beauty is a quality or feature that draws you toward a person or an object. Beauty is said to be in the eye of the beholder. To me that means when two different people look at the same person, one may think they are beautiful and the other may not. Beauty is defined differently for every individual. The perception of beauty is very broad, making it a very hard topic to really define. When you look into the mirror, what do you see? Do you think that you need to lose weight

  • Beauty Essay

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    Inner beauty and outer beauty can be a very controversial topic; which one matter's the most, which one should be the defining factor when you meet a person, or which one is more attractive but ultimately a person's inner and outer beauty work together to make up that individual’s overall attractiveness. While we instinctively know what appeals to our sense of beauty, defining what determines attractiveness is not always easy. Outer beauty is something that is constantly changing, whereas inner beauty

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty: To Be or Not To Be In a world, bursting at the seams, with differences, people have always lived by the all too familiar phrase, “Nobody’s perfect”. Nevertheless, that doesn’t discourage them from striving for the highest point of perfection that is possible; furthermore, following perfection is beauty. Beauty, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is the qualities in a person or a thing that give pleasure to the senses or the mind. Coming from an era teeming with the importance of

  • Beauty Essay

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    Shanda Mergy ENG 106 Darkness The darkness weaves a magical beauty misunderstood by some. Achluophobia, the fear of darkness, often thought of as a child's fear, is commonly shared by many adults. The dark can cultivate crime, promote promiscuity, and facilitate fear. Yet a dream comes alive in its stillness. Lights magically illuminate in its presence. Stars come to life and dance across its endless black blanket. As we transition into it, our anticipation stirs and senses sharpen. Darkness

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross 1) This quote means that true beauty is not what is on the outside, it’s what is on the inside. Many people can be pretty on the outside but lack inner beauty. Like Elizabeth said looks can fade and once things go wrong it takes courage and strength to get through, that is the

  • Beauty Essay

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    the dictionary, beauty is “the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest).” The simplicity of this definition does not compare to the complexity of the actual application of the word in the world today. Across the globe connotations of beauty vary significantly

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty is something that appeals to you, something that leaves you shocked yet smiling. Beauty is found everywhere; it is based on whatever gives you the most gratification. Three types of beauty are natural, internal, and the beauty of innocence. The beauty of nature is infinite. Have you ever noticed the complex patterns on a single flower, or the number of vibrant colors the arc across the sky to form a rainbow? These are just a few of natures many phenomena; although today our world is much

  • Beauty Essay

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    Hume said that "beauty in things exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.” It also one of the most controversial topics of all time. Beauty is the combination of different traits that satisfies the aesthetic senses; sight in particular. It is determined by the characteristics of a person, place, object or idea that provokes a perceptual experience of pleasure. Human evolution, personal philosophy, cultural sociology, and even mathematics can influence beauty. However, beauty goes beyond what

  • Beauty Essay

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    what it needs in the liver. High levels of cholesterol can lead to gall stones, blood clots, heart attack and stroke. The structure and function of cells The cell is the basic building block of all life forms. There are many types of cell in the human body which vary in size, structure and function – there is no such thing as a ‘typical cell’. However, cells do share certain structural characteristics. Fact file Prefix cyt = cells cytology – the study of cells cytolosis – the destruction of

  • The Beauty of Beauty (Emerson) Essay

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    brought to fruition. However, in the third chapter entitled “Beauty”, a paradox is presented; the notion that the beauty of the earth is spiritually medicinal is juxtaposed with the sternly stated suggestion that this splendor, if sought after, is futile. The division of this beauty falls into three categories, medicinal, spiritual and artistic/intellectual. Each of these serving to fulfill the deep-rooted humanistic desire to behold beauty in its purest form: nature. Though this essay wears the mask

  • Beauty Essay

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    Infamous Beauty The Webster dictionary defines beauty as a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the eye or a pleasing thing or person. But the word carries much more meaning than those two sentences. To the average Joe, this word entails the characteristics of a perfect woman. These include a petite yet curvy figure, an aesthetically pleasing face with thin eyebrows, subtle makeup and a tan skin tone. Underneath all the superficial surface of “beauty” reveals the

  • Beauty Essay

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    Data 13 November 2014 Beautiful Ambiguity Beauty is an ambiguous term. However, the term “beauty” has significant meaning throughout society. When one thinks of what is beautiful, they may picture something aesthetically pleasing, an attractive woman, perhaps. There are many aspects of the word “beauty” that our society continues to ignore, or misinterpret. Throughout David Hume’s “A Treatise of Human Nature”, he philosophizes how the definition of beauty is the correlation of function and order as

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty. What is it? Wikipedia defines beauty as a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure, meaning, or satisfaction. Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An "ideal beauty" is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, for perfection. The experience of "beauty" often involves the interpretation of some entity as being in

  • Beauty Essay

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    January 31, 2015 Beauty Beauty in the dictionary is summarized as the quality in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the sense. Beauty is found in both the inner and the outer appearances. I think beauty mainly comes from the inside. A person who can have it all, jewels, nicest clothes, and the finest things can have the ugliest personality making them look ugly on the outside. Yet a person who doesn’t have it all can have the beautiful personality making them have beauty on the inside. According

  • Beauty Essay

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    Alex Livengood 1/24/11 M/W 12:30-1:45 Instructor: Ms. Williams “Beauty” We live in a world that constantly obsesses over beauty and brains. But, is that really the key to happiness? Beauty has the power to destroy a person. Beauty can throw you down and beat you up if you try too hard to be something you’re not. Unfortunately in this cruel world we live in it is about beauty and brains. The world puts beauty and brains on a pedestal and pushes us to be like that but all that is doing is

  • Beauty Essay

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    Beauty is an abstract word. A word with many definitions’; used to describe the views of many. In the dictionary, beauty is defined as the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest). Due to the word beauty ability to be used in any shape or form the

  • Beauty Essay

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    English 131-66 30 November 2010 Beauty Beauty is the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether a rising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest). Beauty can be described in many ways but two ways to describe beauty is physical beauty and inner beauty. Physical beauty comes from just being beautiful

  • Beauty Essay

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    Alexandra Legendre Fall 2009 Psychology: Dr. B. Saich MWF: 10:00-11:00 Introduction As a young woman in this millennia where beauty is one of society’s most important attributes, I have often pondered the correlation between age and the value of an outer appearance. I have always been fascinated with people and how important they say beauty is and I have often felt frustrated whenever I hear how “beautiful people” get jobs easier and are treated better. I soon got to thinking; maybe there