A final article I stumbled upon in Cosmopolitan is The 5 Products You Need to

A final article i stumbled upon in cosmopolitan is

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A final article I stumbled upon in Cosmopolitan is “The 5 Products You Need to Eliminate Neck Wrinkles.” It is heartbreaking to see advertisements rob older women not only of their money, but their body’s natural right to age gracefully. These products have ingredients to slow the aging process and promote skin elasticity that is wearing down (although that is supposed to happen as you age, every human being will go through the aging process at some point because it is nature doing its job as it has been for thousands of years.) These tiny bottles that are obviously not enough product to last a woman a reasonable amount of time are astronomically priced. Tarte Maracuja Neck Treatment is priced at $44 for a 1.7 oz. container, Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging Power Serum is $58 for a 1.7 fl. Oz. pump container, and the most appalling is Estée Lauder Resilience Lift Firming/Sculpting Face and Neck Creme Broad Spectrum SPF 15, priced at $100 for a 2.5 fl. Oz. container. One clear message these companies display is one must pay the price if they want ageless beauty. Despite all the pressure that is bestowed upon women to maintain a certain image, many rise above those expectations and show true beauty through being themselves. World famous artist Alicia Keys made a huge statement at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards by choosing to not wear makeup. Although some critics bashed her for not completing her look by “caking” her face, she glowing, natural, healthy skin shined and she still looked spectacular. Keys did not want to hide herself behind makeup anymore, and through that epiphany she was able to relate how real and raw her music is to her self image. After her first shoot, fresh out of the gym wearing workout gear, her fears of not looking good enough diminished as the photographer kept snapping photos, “ I felt powerful because my initial intentions realized themselves. My desire to
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