Beauty is something that can be made better or worse. In times to come, the beauty patterns followed today would look too comical. Beauty also changes and develops itself, even though it is a part of the patriarchal structure.
Looking at Germany, a very divided society, politically especially, has undergone many changes in the fashion trends.
Have a quick look at the German beauty over 100 years.
Darker lipstick and undone hairstyle were the way to go back then. People had a little messy hair and some really dark shades too.
Bob hairstyle was the most famous in this prohibition-era. Women roamed around with this hairstyle with a pin wave curls. They also used red lipstick.
With the war period, women went creative with make-up. It was usually a red coloured lipstick, very less make-up and a strong confident smile.
Smoky eye and fun hairstyle with a little lip liner were what all girls followed almost. It was the cool chic way of living that people loved to follow, also damn comfortable.
This era was the era of eye being the highlighter of all. With lots of make-up done on the person, the eyes were a special focus and made more brighter.
The go-to now is the low-key make-up. Women didn't put harsh lipsticks or stuff like that anymore. They usually loved to have a bronzed skin and tousled hair.
This video takes you through the journey of these differences in a country influenced by Nazi Germany, capitalism, World Wars 1 and 2 and a lot more.
Beauty manifests itself in various ways, though we should not really judge it in any way. But here, here we see the evolution that basic fashion trends have in the face of diverse countries, how women dress themselves and live.