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Watch 100 Years Of Kenyan Beauty In A Minute

One woman. One minute. So much history.

In WatchCut's latest video, a model goes through popular and historic trends in Kenya from 1910 to 2010 and the results are absolutely stunning:

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This was one of the looks commonly worn by women when Kenya was colonized by Britain in the 1920s.

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Styles in the '40s were a combination of traditional and modern looks, influenced by both Sudanese and Kenyan culture.

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Families from Sudan immigrated to Kenya under British authority for work during both World War I and II.

In 1968, Josephine Moikobu won Miss Kenya and influenced this up-do style popularly worn in the '60s.

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Giving me all types of life.

Former first lady, "Mama Ngina" Kenyatta is known for her elegant style of a headscarf up-do that represented and celebrated Kenya's independence.

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In the '80s, style icons were models like, Khadija Adams Ismail who was named 1984’s Miss Kenya.

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Inspired by many worldwide styles, musicians, and entertainers, women in the 2000s explored the use of makeup, thinner eyebrows, and braids.

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Recently, women are exploring a simple look inspired by actor, Lupita Nyong'o, who made headlines with her advocacy work for representation in Hollywood.

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Slay queen, slay.

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