POPSUGAR Beauty Poll Do You Really Need to Suffer to Be Beautiful? Do You Really Need to Suffer to Be Beautiful? by Beauty 7/12/10 10 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest As the French say, il faut souffrir pour etre belle — one must suffer to be beautiful. Do you agree? Image Source: Thinkstock Read More Bella Poll POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter Personalize Street Style Celebrity Style Fashion and Beauty News Beauty Tips Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Reactions sourcherries 5 years Suffering is relative, isn't it. Beauty is work and sometimes pain. ticamorena 5 years errrm, no. i think most of the painful activities can make you marginally prettier, but never more beautiful. moreover, the most beautiful people i know have never plucked, waxed or otherwise suffered in order to look how they do postmodernsleaze 5 years Well put, stephley. postmodernsleaze 5 years Well put, stephley. stephley 5 years Women suffer to be fashionable, but it's not necessary to suffer to be beautiful. GlowingMoon 5 years In my opinion, no. GlowingMoon 5 years In my opinion, no. Marian55 5 years I hate to tell you ladies....it only gets worse as you get older. Hairs grow from weird places that you must get rid of. Feet become ugly and calloused from all of those years of high heels. Teeth get stained and thin and break just from living. I'm telling you, getting older is not for sissies! dancinlaughin01 5 years let me think, waxing, plucking, exercise, dental work and the worst of all, plastic surgery can hurt! that aside, we don't need all these things to be beautiful, but we live in a society that tells us otherwise. misskimberly 5 years I have to tweeze my eyebrows daily - it doesnt hurt, but its a huge pain. leslievanhouten 5 years "need" no, but a lot of what is considered culturally beautiful (in any culture) causes suffering to many women.