Beauty 's Take On Life

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Beauty’s Take on Life
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross states that “people are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” She explains what the two types of beauty are; inner and outer beauty. Beauty is a viewpoint and it depends on different factors based on the person’s liking. People make first impressions based on one’s physical beauty, although it is their inner beauty that makes them distinct. Inner and outer beauty defines people in how it is achieved, how society and culture view it, and the risks related to beauty.
Outer beauty is the physical beauty, while inner beauty is who you are. Outer beauty is your complexion, appearance, physical features, and clothing. Outer beauty is inherited from your parents and the individual does not get to pick what they will look like. Outer beauty is programmed through DNA from family. Inner beauty is formed by your experiences, mindset, and personality. Outer beauty changes over time due to exterior and environmental changes, while inner beauty does not really change. Usually over time, the person becomes wiser and develops more qualities. Outer beauty may be manipulated with makeup to achieve the look that is desired. Inner beauty is difficult to mask or change, since it defines the person. Outer beauty is how people make a first impression of that person, but that impression usually changes once they get to…
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