There's no doubt that society plays a role in determining what is considered attractive, but are Hollywood and the media able to make anything desirable? Are beauty and attractiveness entirely in the eye of the beholder, or are there aspects of beauty that are universal? Furthermore, there is an incredible amount of pressure on women to be young, thin, and attractive. Are men starting to feel more of a push to be young and attractive, too?
Studies have shown that people who are considered attractive have myriad advantages at their disposal. Women who wear makeup are considered more competent, and even babies linger on faces considered to be beautiful. Knowing this, is plastic surgery's rise in popularity troublesome? Or is it ok, even logical, to want (and pay) to be more attractive? This and more will be discussed. Come join us!