Beauty and culture around the world By Aziz Falah Jamil
Beauty and Culture Around
Presented By : Aziz Falah
• What’s Traditions?
• Examples of cultures around the
Throughout history, people in every culture have
sought to change the natural appearance of their
bodies. They reshape and sculpt their bodies and
adorn them with paint, cosmetics, clothing, and
• A tradition is a belief or behavior passed
down within a group or society with
symbolic meaning or special meanings with
origins in the past. Common examples
include holidays or impractical but socially
meaningful clothes ..
The women in Japan are often called 'giraffe' women
because of the custom of placing rings around their necks
from when they are young girls until they marry.
The more longer the neck , the more beautiful a woman is !
starting at the
age of 5, and
Lip plates are a unique tradition, that of inserting lip-plates into their
lower lip. In these tribes, it is still a norm to wear fairly large wooden
or clay pottery discs or plates that are inserted in a girl’s lower lip.
There reason for having these plates Women wear these to show
strength and fertility, in the Mursi tribe a woman wearing this shows
the epitome of validation and self-esteem of a woman.
• The rich families used to bind their daughter's feet when they’re 3-4
years for their feet to stop growing because one of the signs of beauty
was small feet !
• This was causing the women lifelong pain and making it difficult for
her to walk.
• In many other countries, such as Mauritania and Nigeria big is
most definitely beautiful. a skinny woman would be pitied. To
the point that young girls have been sent by their parents to
fattening camps where they’re forced to eat 15,000 calories a
day in order to fatten them up !
Blue Face Tattoo
• Tattoos are common around the world. For Maori
people in New Zealand, the tattoos are placed on
their lips and chins. The ultimate beauty is to have
full blue lips.
• Scars are considered something to hide in the west, but for
Karo girls in southern Ethiopia it will help them get a
husband. As young girls, the skin on their stomach is cut to
create scars, and when they have enough they are
considered ready for marriage.
• In South Korea, the smaller your face is, the prettier you
are. Also this is from the country that considers the
double lid is a better choice compared to their single lid
which is pretty common among Asians.
• Believe it or not, Iran is the rhinoplasty capital of the
world you Nose jobs are so common ,and so much of a
status symbol, that women will often wear their post-
surgical bandages longer than needed or even create fake
bandages to wear without actually having the surgery.
• Stretched earlobes are a beauty ideal among
the Masai of Kenya, where women piece and
elongate their lobes using stones and pieces of
Thin is in?
So, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder! Some of
these practices may seem strange, even unattractive to us,
but I wonder what the people who do them would think of
our ideas of beauty.
• REAL BEAUTY is not about the looks, the
dress, or things in your body, like jewelries,
• It is not also about the color of your skin, nor
the shape of your face, even the style of
• It is not about the physical appearance but
the inside look. Its what’s in the inside that
THANK YOU FOR YOUR
“ Beauty is not about having
a pretty face. It’s about
having a pretty mind, a
pretty heart, and a pretty
something that you say which means that each person has their own opinion about what or who is beautiful Personally, I can't understand why she finds him attractive, but they do say beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Beauty means something different to different kinds of people. The meaning of beauty is influenced by our environmental surrounding, society, media, peers, culture and experiences. When people think about beauty we think about the physical visual appearance. I find that the media and society teaches beauty using visual examples. We all know beauty but do we understand it?
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