04/13/2015 12:07 pm ET | Updated Apr 13, 2015

5 Women Share What It Means To Be 'Pretty'

"Girls spend most of our adulthood trying to get over the fact that, when we were young, all we were told to be is pretty."

That's what one woman has to say in a new video from BuzzFeed about what it means to be beautiful.

The five women featured discuss when they first learned that looks were important, where the pressure to be pretty comes from, the difference between physical prettiness and inner beauty and what makes them feel beautiful. They also offer advice to other women who don't feel pretty.

"Be a person that you want to be," one woman says. "I think that will make you happy, and pretty won't matter any more."

Watch the full video above.


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