Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Concept of Beauty | 0 comments

As a female teenager living in a society where smoking is strongly discouraged, this image reminds me of how ideals of beauty can be specific to a time and place, and are ever evolving. It makes me question with unease how much my environment shapes my own perceptions of what is desirable in the here and now, and how unaware I could be of this influence.