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On July 27 2015, New York Times posted an article discussing how the suicide rates are increasing and the reason for it is because everyone strives to be perfect. According to the article suicide rates among 15 to 24 year olds have increased from 9.6 deaths per 100,000 to 11.1 deaths. A survey done by college counselors found that 50 percent of their clients have extremely bad cases of psychological problems such as anxiety and depression; it has risen by 13 percent in just two years.

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     This article explains that there might be a correlation between being bearded and the occurrence of violent behaviour. It interprets data that was not correctly collected and claiming it as a rightful study. Furthermore, it invokes that bearded men are more unfaithful and states: “[i]t’s possible that men with more negative attitudes towards women are more likely to choose to wear facial hair because it accentuates their apparent masculinity and dominance” (Mini  Malabanan).  

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Sophie Monk, a famous actress modeling for Peta is lying on a bed of hot chilies nude with a writing that says, “Spice up your life – Go Vegetarian”. The picture depicts her as a woman with bleached blond hair, red lipstick, red nail polish, red background and a wedding ring. With her ribs clearly showing and her perfect glossy skin, this ad presents an unrealistic expectation for women and the perspective they are viewed with, in our current society.

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