Society has set the beauty standard for women to be unrealistically high. Every day we are bombarded by ads about makeup, lipstick, eyeliners – anything that could alter a woman’s look.
“Use this product to be more attractive,” is usually the core of what these commercials are pitching. And as such our perspective about beauty has been heavily skewed.
If a girl is ugly she’s basically invisible to most men. This is the epiphany that came to Dustin Hoffman that made him broke down crying in front of his wife. He talked about it in this interview of his.
Hearing Hoffman’s voice breaking at the realization makes this such a powerful video.