After all, these pageants are really offensive for women because all people should realize that the real beauty is absolutely the beauty of the soul, and beauty contests do not bring anything good to women.
Thesis: Beauty pageants should be outlawed for girls under sixteen because they over expose young women, teach them that being self absorbed is okay, and there are other hobbies the girls could pick up that would teach better qualities and allow kids to be kids. But has negative effects on impulse control, ineffectiveness, interpersonal distrust, maturity fears and body dissatisfaction. There are better hobbies for young kids to be participating in A.
Thus instead of spending huge amounts of money on something stupid and meaningless like beauty pageants, people should spend money on solving these problems that are more important and more dangerous. To enter beauty pageants, young ladies and their parents spend thousands of dollars on hair, makeup, dresses, and on plastic surgery if necessary!
A former contestants, now coaches girls "a week of her training costs $5,000; a day goes for 1,000(qtd in Fleishman), which is something crazy. "The Cost of Winning a Beauty Pageant" Aug 8, 2002.
Also, it is based on personality, talent, and answers to judges questions. This contest started in the United States in 1921 in Atlantic City, when some hotel managers tried to entice some tourists to the town by planning a "National Beauty Tournament" and then selecting the most beautiful bathing beauty in America.
"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" (Nussbaum 1).That will encourage them to engage in unhealthy diets. Sometimes, they starve themselves to have the perfect body. All the requirements of the contest puts a lot of pressure on any women and it will let them feel ugly. Every women should convince herself that the real beauty is the beauty of the soul, the beauty of personality, and the beauty of ethics.Nowadays because of contests like beauty pageants, nobody values that.There is no doubt that these pageants are so offensive to women.They are focusing on the physical beauty of the women and introducing them as objects for men.Another positive aspect of the contest is that "many pageant winners do a lot of community work and conduct numerous speaking engagements throughout their reign" (Sundisc 1).However, all these do not mean that these beauty contests are good. They are so offensive for women, make girls so obsessive about their looks, and large amounts of money are spent on these contests.Those kids were so depressed and unhappy, and they totally do not want to do this pageant thing. The saddest part, that their parents were trying to convenience themselves that they were doing this for their children best"(Should the parents of child Beauty pageant).