Throughout every city, town, village, and communities around the world, different examples of beauty define the standards of its people. For some, this can be an incredible amount of intellect or leadership. For others, beauty is seen through art or entertainment. What remains clear throughout every culture of both past and present is that there are infinite definitions and examples of what encompasses “beauty” and what makes one feel and appear “beautiful”. Here are some of our favorite examples of beauty from women of different backgrounds from across the globe.
Women in Myanmar are seeking elongated necks and fair colored skin. Only one real type of makeup is worn by women here, and it’s called Thanaka – a yellowish-white paste applied to the face and skin. Myanmar is also home to the Kayan tribe which is known for their practice of wearing heavy neck rings to stretch the length of their own necks.