In the latest installment of their 100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute series, Cut Video presents a century of beauty trends in Russia.
Then in the ’30s, beauty took a huge turn when women ditched the pearls and made moves.
Women went to work in factories.
A decade later, women of the ’40s continued the trend of working hard while workin’ it.
Nadia Popova (referenced above) was a Soviet pilot who still managed to keep her ~glam game~ strong despite the dangerous missions she carried out.
The 1960s were all about rebellious beauty.
Government didn’t allow designer clothes to be imported into the country in the ’50s, so women came back with a vengeance in the 1960s when the laws loosened.
Then came the 1980s. When it came to hair, the bigger, the better.
Skipping ahead to present-day Russian beauty, ~glamour~ is punctuated with female empowerment and women’s rights.
The above clip references the Russian female punk rock group Pussy Riot and their fight for women’s rights.
Russian beauty through the decades: badass and beautiful.