A Timeline of Ethiopian Beauty Trends Over The Past Century

November 18, 2015

Going back in time, Cut Video brings us 100 Years of Beauty; a timeline of beauty changes in Ethiopia over the past century. Aside from how African beauty is portrayed by media, which primarily show us straight hair and fair skin, the researcher aims to highlight an accurate range of hairstyles over the years, and how they were inspired by historic Ethiopian figures. The video starts off by showcasing the sleek traditional cornrows of the 1910’s, and in seconds, we see the model’s natural hair transform through various styles bringing us to the more modern looks of today. Check it out above and below.