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Beauty Through The Ages
Transcript of Beauty Through The Ages
Portrayals of Gender Stereotypes in classical art
Beauty ideals in different cultures
Beauty Trend Timeline
The Roaring 20s
The 1930s and 1940s: Hollywood's Golden Age
The 1950s: Mid-Century Conservative
Hippies, Mods, and Twiggy
The 1970s: Enter the disco era
The 1980s: The Decade of Big Hair and Big Shoulders
Simone de Beauvoir
Renaissance: From the 1400s to the early 16th century
Victorian Era: From 1837 to 1901
The New Millennium: 2000 to present
Beauty routines through the ages
: Ancient Egyptian women used copper and lead to create the worlds first cosmetics.
In the fifteenth century upper class women of Northern Europe would pluck their hairlines to make their foreheads seem larger and rounder.
Victorian Women would wear corsets to achieve small waists.
This made them unable to sit, have difficulty breathing, and often broke their ribs due to pressure.
Egyptian, Persian, and Roman women would put antimony sulfide drops to make their eyes glitter. The drops eventually caused blindness.
Women in Rome used burnt matches as eyeliner and eyeshadow to darken their eyes, and berries to stain their lips.
During the Elizabethan times women wanted to recreate the beauty of Queen Elizabeth.
They used white powders and red wigs to do this.
More and more women are having surgical procedures to obtain that perfection.
Thank you for listening!
Michelangelo c. 1511-1512 "The Creation of Man"
c. 11th-12th century
Da Vinci c. 1530 "Leda and the Swan"
Jean León Jerôme c. 1861
"Phryne revealed before the Areopagus"
One is not born a woman, but becomes one.