The Real Miss World: Feminine Beauty Around the Globe

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Mauritanian woman

In fact, being a fat woman in Mauritania is so desirable that parents go out of their way to fatten up their daughters. They actually make girls as young as 5 and as old as 19 drink up to five gallons of fat-rich camel’s or cow’s milk daily just to fatten them up!

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The Mursi Women of Southern Ethopia

Worn in the lower lip, the clay plate is the defining image of the Mursi woman. The process involves piercing a hole in the bottom lip, stretching it out and gradually increasing the size of the lip plate.

The Mursi see it as a symbol of a woman’s beauty, pride and sexual maturity.

So as you can see, when it comes to beauty, one must truly keep an open mind.

Sources: 1, 2, 3

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