People are beautiful, yet some of the unique beauty standards around the world may not only surprise but also scare you.
We found some extraordinary beauty ideals to share with you. We were surprised to discover that it’s not only indigenous peoples that come up with really amazing beauty tricks but also modern societies — get to the end of the article to see for yourself.
8. Yanomami Tribe, Brazil
The Yanomami tribes from the rainforests of South America are the least contacted indigenous people on Earth. Yet they are considered to be the most endangered as the Brazilian government can no longer protect them from contact (often violent) with intruders and diseases.
But let us take a look at the women of this peoples. They struggle a lot because they are often kidnapped, beaten, and violated. Many anthropologists believe the stick piercing to be either of a decorative nature or a mark of adolescence.
7. Daasanach Tribe, Ethiopia
Omo Valley in Ethiopia is one of the most populated areas of indigenous peoples. We, the people of smartphones and the internet, pollute this world greatly; they, the people of nature and unique culture, take the waste we produce and turn it into jewelry. We all know how the modern fashion world loves to brag about recycling, but have they thought of such recycling as that of the Omo Valley peoples? We’re not so sure. We should all learn from such amazing peoples and their simple vision of this world.