For a long time, beauty in america meant blonde hair and blue eyes, but by the 1980s, people started celebrating beauty in other ethnicities more diverse models and celebrities started taking center stage but one thing did unite them: huge hair a dramatically sculpted face was also in style, and the look was achieved through contouring makeup. The beauty standards they ['beauty through the decades' videos] show are almost always our contemporary stereotypes of the past decades for example, when it comes to the 1920s, it almost always is a partying, shiny flapper girl when it comes to the 1950s, we always get pin-up.
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Victorian women had to live with the double message, to hold your man by being seductive and innocent at the same time, says valerie steele, author of fashion and eroticism: ideals of feminine beauty from the victorian era to the jazz age (oxford university press, 1985.
Beauty through history ideals of feminine beauty from the victorian era to the jazz age (oxford university press, 1985) the drawback was that arsenic eventually was absorbed by the body. Beauty through the ages as someone in the business of beauty and the human body, i find it interesting to look back and reflect on where some of our concepts of beauty came from the original human concept of beauty is thought to come from evolutionary cues that would help us ascertain the viability of a mate.
Beauty through the ages - the renaissance a historical period when real women were idolized author: charlotte kuchinsky august 5 2007 the renaissance was a cultural movement that began in florence in the 1400’s, then spread throughout most of europe, and lasted into the early years of the 16th century.
During the han dynasty period of chinese history, feminine beauty meant delicate, slim bodies with a radiating inner glow women were expected to have pale skin, long black hair, red lips, white teeth, and a graceful walk with small feet small feet were an aspect of chinese beauty that would continue for hundreds of years.
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