Over time, our standards of beauty change.  There are representations from different times and places over the past 3,000 years.

So no matter how you look – the tide is sure to shift in your favor some time.

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Ancient Egypt (1292 – 1069 B.C.)

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• Slender
• High waist
• Symmetrical face

Ancient Greece (500 – 300 B.C.)

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• Plump.
• Full-body.
• Light skinned.

Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – 220 A.D.)

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• Slim waist.
• Pale skin.
• Tiny feet.

Italian Renaissance (1400 – 1700)

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• Big Chest.
• Round Stomach.
• Full Hips.
• Fair Skin.

Victorian England (1837 – 1901)

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• Pleasantly Plump.
• Motherly Style.
• Cinched waist.

Roaring Twenties (1920s)

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• Flatter Chests.
• Downplayed waist.
• Short hair styles.
• Boyish figure.

Golden Age of Hollywood (1930s – 1950s)

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• Hourglass figure
• Large breasts
• Slim waist

Swinging Sixties (1960s)

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• Thin.
• Long, slim legs.
• Dawn of Miniskirts.

Supermodel Era (1980s)

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• Fit.
• Tall.
• Curvy.

Heroin Chic (1990s)

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Not sure what the 90’s was thinking, but we actually have an era named after heroin. What do they look like? Heron addicts. Nice.
• Pale.
• Thin.
• Sunken Face.

Postmodern Beauty (2000s – Today)

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• Flat stomach.
• Health looking.
• Large breasts & butt.

All photos Via BuzzFeed. This great video was created by Eugene Lee Yang, check out the full article here.

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