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    Beauty pageants, competitions judged mainly on a contestant’s physical beauty, introduce the question if they adversely affect a child’s development. The first Miss America pageant, held in 1921, started the modern beauty pageant era that exists today. However, current beauty pageants differ greatly from the first ones held 93 years ago. Many of the pageants called “high-glitz” pageants consist of the competitors wearing a lot makeup, big hair, spray tans, fake teeth called “flippers”, expensive

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    Beauty Pageants

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    Beauty Pageants What is a Beauty Pageant? A beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants, although some contests have evolved to also incorporate personality traits, intelligence, talent, and answers to judges ' questions as judged criteria. In American culture, beauty pageants have been around since the 1960s. The Beauty Pageants first started in Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey for

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    Beauty Pageant Economics

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    amount a contestant has to pay to participate in beauty pageants. Along with a breakdown of the cost of other expenditures such as gowns, coaches, salon visits, and tanning, contestants also pay entrance fees and the audience pays for seating. This article describes how much veteran contenders pay for and consider necessary items. Understanding expenses explains the pressure felt by both pageant participants and their support to succeed. Beauty Pageant Economics: The Sash Isn’t Cheap was transcribed

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    Child Beauty Pageants

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    Beauty Pageants: From the Title of Mini Supreme to America’s Next Top Model English 106 Cassie Robinson 3 Otober 2012 Abstract Beauty pageants have changed drastically in the past fifty years. Beauty pageants used to be all adult females who dressed in their Sunday best and walked on the catwalk at the county fair. Now, little children are decked out in glitzy outfits, have wigs that make their hair twice as long, and have teeth to make it seem like their baby teeth haven’t fallen out yet

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    Beauty Pageants Banned

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    Although most people say that beauty pageants are not always a bad thing, knowing that just like about most things in the world, there are the bad and good aspects. Pageants can definitely have a negative affect on a child. Children’s beauty pageants should be banned because they can be exploitative and detrimental to a child’s mental and physical health. They can cause children to have unhealthy egos, and a negative mindset towards themselves and others. Not only can children be negatively affected

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    on top you have to get a makeup artist and a pageant coach for the talent portion of the pageant. There are about 4 competition categories in each pageant. The cost of how they appear at the pageant is over $3,000 and to participate in a pageant is over $10,000. You are spending thousands of dollars on your children

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    Beauty Pageants Bad

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    Beauty Pageants, Good or Bad? Pageants world wide have caused plenty of drama and arguments, for example Toddlers and Tiaras. Have you ever realized how many arguments and disputes happen on that show? And, have you ever realized how bad beauty pageants are to our youth? Beauty pageants teach kids at a young age to think that they are better than someone else. Parents sexualizing kids by putting them in pageants the kids are too young to tell there parents no, and they use too much hairspray,

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    Beauty is defined as a combination of qualities such as shape, color or form that please people aesthetically. The world of beauty pageants gives people an idea of what real beauty is. The image is distorted because people claim to only see it in women that are thin, poised and inviting. Everyone that doesn’t in those categories are seen as unattractive. So people, women in general, compete with each other in contests that judge them by their beauty and talent. Beauty Pageants date back to as early

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    The Real Beauty Pageant “Nine out of ten girls in pageants ages 14 to 16 suffered from suicidal tendencies or depression” (Child beauty pageant). A beauty pageant is a competition judged mainly on four events to determine the winner: Modeling sportswear, evening wear, physical beauty, talent, and personal interviews. Beauty pageants originally can be traced to the first Miss America Pageant, which was held in 1921. Miss Universe and Miss USA soon followed, by the 1960’s, beauty pageants were firmly

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    Beauty Pageants aren't all about glitz and glamor. It’s what happens inside that really matters. People may think that beauty has to be center around the pageant. But, Beauty is not required. Nobody needs to beautiful to be in a pageant because, what they get out of it more than just beauty. Beauty Pageants are not bad for young girls, because they motivate people, promote self-confidence, and they get to show off what they love to doing. Self-confidence is one of the best things for a person

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