20 Women of the Past With Unique Beauty It’s Hard to Look Away From

Beauty standards are changing at lightning speed. It seems that only yesterday, full lips and bronze bodies were what every girl wanted. And today, these standards are shattered, magazines and runways show girls in their natural beauty. Just like it was hundreds of years ago.

We at CHEERY decided to check archive photos and now we’re convinced that true beauty doesn’t depend on cosmetic procedures and tons of makeup.

African American woman, c. 1850

Malay Woman on Java, c.1860

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Woman in South China, c.1868

Woman from Canton, c.1870

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Luise Margarete of Prussia, c.1875

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Cheyenne bride. Young Native American woman, 1879

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Portrait of a young woman, 1880

Fannie Barrier Williams, African American educator, с. 1885

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Lady Mary Elizabeth Windeyer, 1st President of the woman Sufferage League, 1890

Sissieretta Jones, 1896

Elisabeth, Queen of the Belgians, c. 1900

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Society beauty Consuelo Vanderbilt, c. 1900

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Portrait of a young woman, 1905

In Lotus-Land Japan, 1910

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Woman with eyes half shut, 1910s

Native American woman of the northwestern United States, 1912

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Stefania Jezierska, c.1920

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Portrait of an unknown woman, 1925

Woman wearing traditional Arab clothing, 1925

Young woman wearing the traditional costume of Brittany, 1930s

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What do you think is the essence of true feminine beauty?

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