The Costs of Beauty: Way Too High a Price to Pay

by Stephanie M. Crumpton
Special to YWCA USA

"Very skinny" women make $22K more than average-size women?

What is the cost of beauty?  I’m not sure that there’s an actual dollar amount, but what I am certain of is that women are paying for it with their careers, health and sanity when they don’t measure up to the narrow standards of our image-obsessed culture.

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