“I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.” -Marilyn Monroe
Although Marilyn Monroe tragically never got the opportunity to stay loyal to the face she made, her statement still holds a lesson that all of us can, and should, learn from.
Our society is one that celebrates looking youthful, and scorns age. Our media, whether it’s online, in print, or on TV, is saturated with beautiful, young faces. There are thousands of chemically laden products and procedures that will, so the claims go, smooth away your wrinkles forever. And in spite of the down economy, cosmetic surgery is steadily growing.