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Watch 100 Years Of Filipina Beauty In A Little Over A Minute

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The latest installment of Cut Video's 100 Years of Beauty has targeted the Philippines, and it doesn't disappoint.

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After the Philippine­-American War, the Philippines and the indigenous people were controlled by the U.S. Insular Government in the 1910s.

Indigenous women were adorned with tribal tattoos and didn't wear any makeup. Their hair was left straight, parted down the middle, and decorated with beaded headbands.
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Indigenous women were adorned with tribal tattoos and didn't wear any makeup. Their hair was left straight, parted down the middle, and decorated with beaded headbands.

The Philippines was more and more Americanized during the 1920s as its economy began to grow.

Women were heavily influenced by Spanish and American trends, wearing intricate dresses, but embracing flapper-inspired hair and makeup. Lighter skin was also seen as a symbol of health.
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Women were heavily influenced by Spanish and American trends, wearing intricate dresses, but embracing flapper-inspired hair and makeup. Lighter skin was also seen as a symbol of health.

Carnivals and pageants exploded in the 1930s, emphasizing theatrical beauty.

Women were inspired by jazz and actresses seen on the silver screen as the golden age of cinema began. Makeup became more dramatic, while glitz and glamour were emphasized.
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Women were inspired by jazz and actresses seen on the silver screen as the golden age of cinema began. Makeup became more dramatic, while glitz and glamour were emphasized.

Japan occupied the Philippines during World War II, causing men and women to form the Huk Rebellion.

The women of the Huk Rebellion were seen with effortlessly wavy hair and ruby red lips. However, makeup was hard to come by for most women during that time.
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The women of the Huk Rebellion were seen with effortlessly wavy hair and ruby red lips. However, makeup was hard to come by for most women during that time.

After the war, the Philippines had its own golden age of cinema, in the 1950s, where Mestiza women played the leading ladies.

Women wore caked-on foundation to get smooth, glowing skin that wasn't too light or too dark. Their eyes were lined, their lips were covered in bright red lipstick, and their cheeks were perfectly rosy.
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Women wore caked-on foundation to get smooth, glowing skin that wasn't too light or too dark. Their eyes were lined, their lips were covered in bright red lipstick, and their cheeks were perfectly rosy.

More American troops moved into the Philippines in the 1960s, so women were influenced by cultural icons like Jackie Kennedy.

Women emulated Imelda Marcos' bouffant hair and wanted to embrace her glamour. Light skin contrasted by dark eyebrows was all the rage.
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Women emulated Imelda Marcos' bouffant hair and wanted to embrace her glamour. Light skin contrasted by dark eyebrows was all the rage.

Corruption became evident under the Marcos regime, and many citizens began to move to other countries and cities.

Women were inspired by Karilagan models, teasing and styling their hair with pattern headbands. Their eyes became the stars of the show, covered in dark, dramatic makeup.
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Women were inspired by Karilagan models, teasing and styling their hair with pattern headbands. Their eyes became the stars of the show, covered in dark, dramatic makeup.

Much like in America during the 1980s, the economy plummeted in the Philippines.

Women began to play with very bright makeup, from purple eyeshadow to pink, shiny lips. Side-swept bangs were in, complemented by straightened teased hair.
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Women began to play with very bright makeup, from purple eyeshadow to pink, shiny lips. Side-swept bangs were in, complemented by straightened teased hair.

Under new leader Corazon Aquino, the Philippines began to see a shift toward a successful democracy, but suffering and economic problems persisted.

America's '90s fashion and culture was infiltrating everywhere. Women began decorating their hair in butterfly clips, adopting the zig-zag part, and wearing chunky jewelry.
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America's '90s fashion and culture was infiltrating everywhere. Women began decorating their hair in butterfly clips, adopting the zig-zag part, and wearing chunky jewelry.

Violence and destruction struck the Philippines in the 2000s, so citizens turned to movies and television for a sense of escapism.

This caused the Philippines to be heavily influenced by Korean pop culture in the early 2000s. Women had long hair, parted to the side, and adopted a smoky eye paired with a nude lip.
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This caused the Philippines to be heavily influenced by Korean pop culture in the early 2000s. Women had long hair, parted to the side, and adopted a smoky eye paired with a nude lip.

Today, a middle class is booming and cultural ties between the U.S. and the Philippines are growing.

Women have adopted a fusion of K-pop and American beauty. Long, beachy waves and natural makeup are very popular, emphasizing sun-kissed, healthy skin.
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Women have adopted a fusion of K-pop and American beauty. Long, beachy waves and natural makeup are very popular, emphasizing sun-kissed, healthy skin.

All research was completed by CUT and Chris Santo Domingo Chan, Ph.D. student in anthropology at the University of Washington.

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