Plastic smiles and denial can only take you so far

from Beyoncé – Pretty Hurts Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

You can try and change the way you look to avoid the deeper issues, but at most these physical alterations are nothing but a temporary solution, if even that. Beyonce is saying soul searching is the answer.

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