Little Girls and beauty pageants (Should/Should not be allowed to participate.
Showcasing their talents is good like "Little Miss Talent". Imitating the other major beauty pageants - wearing make up, I think is not good.
I've never been a fan. Why start them so young competing for beauty or the cutest or most talented? Make-up on a preschooler is ridiculous.
I was never in favor of them and always thought they were exploitative. But I’ve since changed my mind. My daughter has several friends who have participated and have younger siblings who also participate in pageants and it seems to be, overall, a positive experience for them. The kids seem to enjoy it and it boosts their self-confidence. The pageants I’ve been to have been no worse than some of the dance/music recitals, gymnastics competitions, or horse shows my own girls have participated in. Seems to me the positive or negative experience has everything to do with the type of pageant (there are different types some of which allow no makeup at all) and the parents involved.
by KK Trainor19 months ago
I am wondering what you think of beauty pageants as they relate to women's rights and feminism. Do they demean women or are they a great confidence builder? Do they teach women to do good things, as the winners are...
by crankalicious4 years ago
I was reading the recently released grand jury information on the Jon Benet Ramsey case. While there's no apparent DNA link between the parents and the murder, I must admit that I'm apt to be suspicious of the parents...
by trish10488 years ago
Love it or hate it?
by silverstararrow5 years ago
Even before reality shows became an everyday reality, we've had numerous beauty pageants doing rounds all over the globe. Contests for women, men, children, babies, pets etc. How do beauty pageants help in a country's...
by LindaSmith13 years ago
I took a hiatus for awhile from Hub Pages! However, in the past week or so, I have added new hubs participated in forums, asked a question or two, participated with the Hub Hopper, have read some Hubs, yet my...
by CrystalSingleton9 years ago
I have two girls and one boy. Having said that my son being the oldest,he is the shyest and clingiest of them all. He definitely loves boy stuff, cars especially. My daughters are tough. They hold their own. ...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.