Is beauty the path to happiness? Find out how beauty impacts our lives. In the US, 17.9% of people have undergone some form of cosmetic surgery procedure. The US stands in the 23rd place among countries which feel beauty is the key to happiness.
When provided rankings to people based upon appearance, 55% of top third rankers said they were happy with their lives. While 53% of middle rankers stated satisfy, 45% of people in the bottom sixth said they were contented with their lives.
However, pleasing appearance offers earnings for people. Above average-looking men earn 3% more than those considered average, women earn 4% more. Beautiful people earn $230,000 more in a life time than people with below average appearance.