American Child Beauty Pageants

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American Child Beauty Pageants Beauty pageants have been around for a long time. Some mothers seem to be trying to live vicariously through their children. They will dress their daughters as if they are grown women, as seen on the TLC show Toddlers and Tiaras. Vanity and appearance are the themes of this show and is centered on competition, with the parents pushing their children to be the best in dance, cheer or beauty pageants. The murder of Jon Benet Ramsey brought a lot of negatively to pageants back in the late 90’s. Young girls who compete in pageants often look sexy by wearing makeup, hair extensions, and “flippers” false teeth to hide baby teeth. Beauty pageants are expensive. When these young girls are being judged

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