“Being beautiful has many advantages: you do better in the relationship market, in finding a job, a house and a network. But who decides what is beautiful? And how do you compete with your idealized, digital, self?”
Online we massively filter our selfies to look better, but injecting “real” lips and buttocks is also taking off. Being beautiful has never been more important because beauty pays! Those who meet the dominant ideal of beauty have many advantages, not only in the relationship market but also in finding a job, a house and a network. But who decides what is beautiful? And how do you become beautiful according to the prevailing norm?
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