100 Years of Beauty (Full YouTube Playlist)
The viral videos '100 Years of Beauty' shows just how drastic style changes from decade to decade can shape society's look. They have now covered multiple countries and continue to produce new videos frequently. If there's anything that viewers have gathered from watching these videos is that makeup and beauty standards for women have been predominantly influenced by cultural events during the time period. Many things such as war, rebellion, and influences from other cultures has spread to other nations. It's amazing how every country has had similar looks throughout each decade with just slight differences particular to their own country.
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USA : Nina
Favorite Decade: 1950s Worst Decade: 1980s Most Iconic Decade: 2000s Grunge Look inspired by Avril Lavigne Unique Decade Characteristic: 1920s Heart Lip Similar Trends: 1970s and 2010s have similar glam look, longer flowing hair, simple makeup USA : Marshay
Favorite Decade: 1960s Worst Decade: 1910s or 2000s Most Iconic Decade: 1990s Dreads Unique Decade Characteristic: Hair pieces from 1920s through 1950s common Similar Trends: 1970s and 2010s have the same afro style Iran : Sabrina
Favorite Decade: 1960s Worst Decade: 1910s Most Iconic Decade: 1980s introduced full burka, no individuality Unique Decade Characteristic: 2000s green paint to show uprising and need for peace Similar Trends: 1970s only continuation of 1960s bold makeup Korea : Tiffany
Favorite Decade: 1960s or 2000s (South) Worst Decade: 1990s (South), Every Year (North) Most Iconic Decade: 1950s when style changed drastically between North and South Unique Decade Characteristic: North Korea remains boring and neutral Similar Trends: 2010's exaggerated glam of 2000s (South) Mexico : Reyna
Favorite Decade: 2010s Worst Decade: 1920s Most Iconic Decade: 1950s the most classic and toned down decade Unique Decade Characteristic: 1910's militaristic and masculine styling Similar Trends: Strong American influence in each decade's style Philippines : April
Favorite Decade: 1960s Worst Decade: 1950s Most Iconic Decade: 2010s most glam and vibrant strong features Unique Decade Characteristic: Skin color changing throughout decades Similar Trends: Following the worldwide flat hair trend in the 1990s India : Trisha
Favorite Decade: 2010s Worst Decade: 1970s or 1980s Most Iconic Decade: 1990s coloring on widows peak parting of hair Unique Decade Characteristic: The Bindi changes colors and designs over the decades Similar Trends: Hand designs of the 1960s turned into Henna in 2010s Russia : Anya
Favorite Decade: 1940s, 1950s, or 1960s Worst Decade: 1980s Most Iconic Decade: 1940s World War II styling Unique Decade Characteristic: 1970s fur hat Similar Trends: Many wars and rebellions causing trends of masks with 'Pussy Riot'