Beauty pageants should be banned

1622 WordsMar 8, 20147 Pages
By: Diana Larios TOPIC: Children Beauty Pageants GENERAL PURPOSE: To Persuade SPECIFIC PURPOSE STATEMENT: To persuade my audience that I'm against the children beauty pageants CENTRAL IDEA: So what happens at a beauty pageant? What is it? Essentially a beauty pageant is a contest over physical attractiveness. Some contests have portions of that focus on talent and interview, but a majority of the points come from the beauty and grace of the contestants as well as their outfits. Contestants try to sway the judges by having the brightest smile, cutest clothes, and prettiest hair. I. INTRODUCTION A. Child beauty pageants should be banned. It causes children, especially little girls, to use artificial means to boost their self-esteem.…show more content…
Different performances for every pageant require some participants to practice for about seven hours a week. a. Stage mothers for the eight to ten age group in Universal Royalty, say it is worth all the trouble and effort since it instills happiness, poise in front of a crowd, confidence, pride and a sense of accomplishment. In this particular event, the eight to ten age group was the toughest competition in Universal Royalty because three of the girls were more experienced, one girl even having her mom coach other pageantry children. Transition: Now let's talk about the products, drinks that are giving to this children. Beauty products such as mascara, eye shadow and foundation reoprtedly have been found to contain chemicals which can be linked to conditions such as cancer, infertility and hormone imbalance. 1. The study, carried out by The Environmental Working Group, found the younger a girl was when she started using make-up, the greater the danger. a. When young girls start to wear makeup, they're usually concerned about the hottest, most popular products that will make them feel pretty. Their parents, however, generally care more about keeping their daughters' skin healthy. b. Slathering on foundations and dusting on layers of blush and mascara isn't always good skin care. Plus, there's often apprehension over troubling cosmetics ingredients that may include harmful chemicals. But finding
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