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|How Beauty Standards Change Over Time by Bitterleafsoup: 1:47am On Nov 28, 2019|
In the 1900 Persia the more masculine a woman was, more beautiful she was accepted. The opposite was also true for men. Women with heavy brows and faint mustaches considered so attractive that they were sometimes painted on or augmented with mascara and young beardless men with slim waists and delicate features. In 19th century portraits of lovers, the genders are barely distinguishable, identified only by their headgear.
But, after Iran started to be more modern, aka more Westernized, this beauty standards were lost. West beauty standards started to be more dominant and homosexuality was no longer permitted.
Now, feast your eyes on Princess Qajar, who was considered the ultimate symbol of beauty in Persia during the early 1900s. So much in fact, a total of 13 young men killed themselves because she rejected their love.
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|Re: How Beauty Standards Change Over Time by Bitterleafsoup: 2:00am On Nov 28, 2019|
The Mangbetu people had a distinctive look and this was partly due to their elongated heads. At birth the heads of babies’ were tightly wrapped with cloth in order to give their heads the elongated look. The custom of skull elongation called by the natives Lipombo, was a status symbol among the Mangbetu ruling classes, it denoted majesty, beauty, power and higher intelligence. Deformation usually begins just a month after birth for the next couple of years until the desired shape has been reached or the child rejects the apparatus
|Re: How Beauty Standards Change Over Time by johnkey: 2:42am On Nov 28, 2019|
That baby eyes will remove o chai
|Re: How Beauty Standards Change Over Time by sleit: 5:31pm On Nov 28, 2019|
This one na correct gorimakpa wey dey give some people depression o.
|Re: How Beauty Standards Change Over Time by Bitterleafsoup: 11:03pm On Dec 06, 2019|
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