The society in which we live is one of many contradictions. We are told to follow our dreams, but if those dreams don’t fit into the perfect molds that society would like us to fall into, there is little chance of success by society’s standards. People are told superficially to have high self esteem and to be happy with themselves, but the standards of beauty perpetuated by society and the media make people feel like they must look a certain way to be acceptable. Luckily, there seems to be a shift in the way that the beauty industry is approaching these standards. There is more encouragement to be genuine, and more criticism of the unrealistic standards.
We are entering an age where it is desirable to embrace oneself, in all one’s so called or perceived flaws and imperfections. And in so doi