African American Beauty Definition Essay

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As The old saying goes “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder "and so is vulgarity meaning that any person, any piece of art, anything really can be considered beautiful by someone and should be treated that way by everyone. The definition of beauty is a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially sight; beautiful or pleasing thing or person, in particular. In order for a person, place or thing to be considered beautiful it must reflect certain criteria developed by the beholder. Vulgar is derived from the Latin adjective vulgaris something that emanates from the masses of common people. Traditionally, vulgar meant commonplace, it now carries negative connotations. Vulgarity is also defined by the standards of the beholder.
For years now, women have had to deal with two wrong thoughts about how to be beautiful. Being skinny and having a darker skin tone which is a American beauty standard as others to the point of undernourishment and being afraid to portray themselves in a way that some people might consider vulgar. The sports illustrated has challenged the standards of beauty in America by having a plus size model Ashley Graham on the cover of the magazine, usually the standard model for a sports
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Beauty and vulgarity focuses on certain groups in America, this is not an issue in the others with beauty standards, but it is prejudice to others that expresses them. An example of vulgarity Kylie Kardashian has transform herself over the years. She now has fuller lips with curves which was consider vulgar by others to the black community, but now is consider a trend on having fuller lips, curves, style and braids. Kylie has took characteristics that was vulgar for an African American woman to have and made it a trend to other white

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