More On Beauty

“I think it’s because of this kind of intense instant access to celeb rity and famous people that we didn’t even have 15 years ago. We are constantly comparing ourselves to Paris Hilton. We live in such a time of the rise of the image.”
– author Alex Kuczynski (Beauty Junkies: Inside our $15 Billion Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery) on why cosmetic procedures have become so common in our culture , USA Today 10/17/06.

[ht: CPYU Youth Culture e-Update]

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