Presentation on theme: "Beauty Around the World"— Presentation transcript:
1Beauty Around the World By: Morgan Cornell, Maury Whitley, Tiara Scott
2Beauty….People’s perceptions of beauty vary in various parts of the world.Beauty can be influenced by one’s culture, environment, beliefs, and media.There is a great amount of pressure put on women to be defined as beautiful.
3ThailandMembers of the Kayan tribe begin beauty rituals at the age of 5.Girls and women wear brass rings around their neck, as they get older, more are addedThe rings causes their necks to elongate and give a giraffe like appearance.The brass rings are a sign of sheer eleganceSome of the rings can weigh up to 22 pounds.
4New ZealandThe Maori people of New Zealand practice the art of Tattooing.It is believed that women are most attractive with their lips and chin tattooedWomen with full blue lips and chin are the most beautiful
5Ethiopia Women of the Karo tribe in Southern Ethiopia Elders cut scars on young girls as a right of passage.Scars allow them to attract males and possibly marry.
6India Indian women take a more natural approach to beauty Indian women use natural resources to achieve their beauty.They wear bright colored clothing and jewelry including a forehead chain.The dot in the center of the forehead is called a KumKum and is considered to be a beauty mark.Indian women are known for their glowing skin and long, beautiful hair.
7Japanese BeautyJapanese beauty is more traditional and takes hard work to achieve.Japanese women love for their hair to be jet black and straight with absolutely no kind of wave or curl.Japanese Hair Straightening process.Japanese also take pride in their skin.Japanese prefer to have wrinkle free, porcelin-like skin.White, and pale to look youthful.To achieve this look Japanese women drink cologyn and bleach their skin.
8Beauty Many white teens would find this model to be beautiful She has blonde hair, blue eyes, petite, and on the cover of a magazineMany young teens feel pressure to look like this and find this model to be beautiful
9High Fashion BeautyIn the high fashion world the thinner you are the better as seen in this photoMany girls are pressured to be thin because it is thought to be beautifulBecause of this, many young teens have eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia
10Black BeautyMany African-American teens are influenced by what they see in videosBeautiful black women are seen dancing provocatively in rap videos bearing their bodiesMany teens are influenced by this and feel pressure to look and dress as the video vixen’s do
11Light Skin V.S Dark SkinIt is becoming more common to have light skinned women in gracing covers of magazines and televisionLight skinned women are looked at as superior to darker skinned women because their complexion is closer to white
12Light skin V.S Dark skinIt is becoming rare seeing dark skinned women on television screens or graving pages of magazines because the media focuses more on putting the spotlight on lighter skinned women
13Relaxed V.S NaturalMore and more black women shown in the media have relaxed hairFor most women relaxed hair is more manageableThis may pressure teens with natural hair to go relaxed
14Relaxed V.S NaturalNatural hair is becoming more rare in the black communityNatural is looked as positive it allows to be chemical freeSome black women believe that natural is beautiful
15Black BeautyBlack women are some of the most diverse group of women. They come in all types of shapes, and colorsBlack women are beautiful and need to embrace one anotherThis battle between complexions cause young teens to have animosity.
16Affect on TeensMany teens are influenced by what they see everyday. Young girls want to feel that they are beautiful and want to be accepted. Many young teens are struggle with body image and self-esteem. They turn to the media such as magazines and television to get a sense of what beauty is supposed to look like. This causes teens to change themselves and conform. Young girls should love themselves and know that they Are BEAUTIFUL.