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The famous psychologist Maslov talks about a ‘hierarchy of needs’.

HIGHEST LEVEL

Need for self-actualisation
(fulfilment, creativity, self-expression)
Esteem needs
(self-respect, self-confidence, prestige)
Belonging and love needs
(needing to be needed)
Safety needs
(free from attack, sheltered from environment)
Physiological needs
(hunger and thirst)

LOWEST LEVEL

We all need to meet the lowest level of needs first - these are essential for survival. So, why do we 'need' cosmetics? What level, or levels, of need do cosmetics meet?


 

 

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