For this drabble, I wanted to tackle the concept of vanity.
Sure, we all like to look good, even if it's only once in awhile. It can lift your spirits, and give you that boost of confidence we all need. However, when looks become everything, it can be devastating. Too many young people have had their lives devastated by the drive to achieve a level of physical perfection that simply isn't attainable without an airbrush or surgery.
There's more to life than physical beauty.
A cluttered desk: facial creams, moisturizers of every scent a person could dream of, cosmetics designed to attend to any beauty related problem imaginable.
A drawer filled with tools: eyelash curlers, hair curlers, hair extensions, brushes for creating perfect designs on painted nails, nail clippers, cuticle nippers. The list goes on and on.
A closet packed with clothes: designer dresses for day and night, sweaters, jeans, leggings, so many pairs of shoes that one couldn’t hope to count them all.
She looks around her bedroom, thinking of all the things she has. Yet it’s never enough. She always feels empty.