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Beauty is only skin deep

Possible interpretation: Physical beauty is superficial. A pleasing exterior is no guide to a person's interior or character.

Note: skin (noun) = the layer of tissue covering the body of a person or animal | deep (adj.) = going far down from the surface | skin deep (adj.) = superficial; not deep; on the surface

Quick Quiz:

Someone who says that "beauty is only skin deep" probably
  1. believes that a beautiful interior makes for a beautiful exterior
  2. feels that good skin is essential for beauty
  3. considers beauty to be unimportant

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