What Are Some Negative Effects of Beauty Pageants?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 11:21:51 PM ET
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Exposing a girl to the scrutiny of beauty pageants can create an imbalance of values and leave her believing that looks are more important than inner character development, according to Laura Agadoni from Global Post. Beauty pageants commonly create financial hardship among families that feel pressured to keep up with the expensive lifestyle. Children who participate in beauty pageants are objectified and inappropriately sexualized at an early age.