The theme, It’s a Plastic World, can be interpreted in many different ways, but I connect it to the beauty industry. Plastic surgery is growing in popularity as our world progresses. In many ways, it is positive, such as gender reassignment surgeries. Yet, there are also negative sides as it can raise expectations of beauty standards that push away the appreciation of natural beauty. I capture the expressions of what it feels like when beauty turns into an emotionless disaster that is hidden under the masks of happiness and perfection. Plastic is going to be implanted within us and all around us; slowly it is turning us plastic, so much so that natural beauty is rare to see. It affects how we see ourselves and others. It rots our views.
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