We let fish nibble at our dry, cracked feet.
We wax hair from areas I don’t care to elaborate on.
We inject poison into our skin to paralyze our muscles.
We surgically implant what amounts to plastic baggies into our chests.
We pluck, we bleach, we cream…
So who are we to talk? And yet…One look at some of the crazy regimens of years past and the bizarre things women do nowdays in the name of beauty don’t seem all that strange…relatively speaking, of course.
You can also find Monica on her personal blog, The Girl Who.
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