Ask your grandparents about the idea of physical beauty during their time and you'll probably get something like, "Naku apo, nung panahon namin, simple lang. Walang yang mga magarbong makup-makeup na 'yan!" This conversation highlights one key fact: The concept of what's "beautiful" changes over time.
This is best displayed by the sixth installment of Cut Video's 100 Years of Beauty, a series that shows the standards of beauty from all over the world. Their latest video features the different looks favored by Pinays over the past century. The almost two-minute clip takes us back to the black-and-white 1910s and zooms all the way to 2010, showcasing the changes in hairstyles, accessories, and makeup our pretty kababayans donned along the way.
Wanna see how your lola and your lola's lola rocked it back in the day? Here, take a look:
Now here's the full video:
Video via Cut Video
Two really-biased observations:
- Pinays are pretty whatever decade
- We're really glad to be living in a country where we're surrounded by beautiful women.