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November 2017

Beauty or Torture

November 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until January 28, 2018

The Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #206
San Diego, 92106 United States
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Beauty or Torture: Society's Demand of Perfection Examined The quest for beauty is a timeless one and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across the ages, ladies have gone to extreme measures to alter their looks, often in painful ways that conform to beauty standards of the time. By revealing what people of their time found aesthetically and socially valuable, weird beauty trends throughout history helps us better understand changing social climates. Of course, it's arguably…

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