We do some strange things in pursuit of beauty. Women around the world get up early to stare in their mirrors, paint their faces, and pluck their eyebrows. We spend fortunes on fashionable clothes and do some absolutely destructive things to our bodies just to keep to a standard of beauty.
Over time, the concept of beauty has changed—a lot. The generations that came before us had their own ideas about what looked good, and some of those seem completely bizarre today.