Korean Beauty Throughout History
It’s always interesting how beauty trends throughout history reflect the state of affairs. This international beauty series from The Cut showcases a minute-long capsule of those trends from different countries, the Korean version being unique in that politics weigh heavily even in beauty. Whether North or South, clear glowing skin is not only the one of the few similarities, it also appears to remain timeless. Naturally ;)
We are all about making K-beauty mainstream around the world, but it seems like Koreans are just fine with their own beauty standards as they are. Turns out, these Koreans are just as perplexed as lots of us are about celebrity beauty trends like butt enhancements (politely referred to as “voluminous” in the vid), lip fillers, and full-on “Santa Claus” beards.
What kind of custom gel mask would you make? How do you feel about American beauty trends anyway? Do you agree with the most recent decades of Korean beauty? There are just so many beauty trends to try and encapsulate in under a minute...
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