Beauty is only skin deep
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Beauty is only skin deep.
something that you say which means a person's character is more important than their appearance She may not be conventionally pretty but you know what they say, beauty's only skin deep.
beauty is only skin deep
External attractiveness has no relation to goodness or essential quality. This maxim was first stated by Sir Thomas Overbury in his poem "A Wife" (1613): "All the carnall beauty of my wife is but skin-deep."