Top cosmetic brands like: Mac, Maybelline, Avon and Clinique bombard the market. It is reported

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Top cosmetic brands like: Mac, Maybelline, Avon and Clinique bombard the market. It is reported that “An estimated 1,282 tubes of lipstick and 2,055 jars of skin care products are sold every minute” (“Beauty in the mind and wallet of beholder,” Minnesota Daily Online, March 7, 2001). Everybody wants to own these products in order to look beautiful. But do cosmetics enhance your beauty? According to the Encarta dictionary, cosmetics can be defined as “beautifying substance: a preparation that is applied to the face or the body to make it more attractive, e.g. lipstick (often used in the plural)”. There are many contrasting views whether persons should wear cosmetics or not. Persons should not apply cosmetics on their body or face (Thesis…show more content…
Some persons wear cosmetics in order to look beautiful and persons must portray them as loving and kind persons however, this is not the case. For example, most celebrities look like they are very nice persons on television because of cosmetics but in reality most of them are greedy. In a real life scenario, many individuals have bad personality but they try to conceal it using cosmetics.
Additionally, wearing cosmetics is a mask that sometimes changes persons’ opinions about you even though you may be a different person. In the article, “Truth Hidden behind makeup” by David C. Pack, the writer stated that, “The movie industry has been most responsible for associating makeup with exquisite beauty, by presenting Hollywood actresses as sex goddesses. It became natural that young girls and women would wish to be as attractive and desirable as world-famous screen idols.” However young girls and women are not aware that wearing too much cosmetics gives men the wrong impression and may be one of the reasons for rape. Women who wear cosmetics may be very appealing to man since these women now have similar traits of a prostitute, men might just form a relationship with these women just to have sex and satisfy their lust. Moreover, when a woman wears a lot of cosmetics some elderly and traditional persons in society may have the opinion that the woman is bad and just wants to attention of men. However, the woman might have a good nature

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