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    Transforming Women Into Historical Figures

    We researched the heritages of three women and gave them makeovers inspired by their backgrounds, exploring diverse traditions of beauty. We then showed these women their new looks to see how they would react.

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    FEATURING

    Swati Nair

    Katelyn Statton

    Emily Wang

    STILLS

    Elizabeth I, Armanda Portrait, c. 1588 (oil on panel)

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    Goddess Durga destroying the depon

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    China, Shaanxi Province, Xian, painting of Tang Dynasty dancing girl

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    Hindu Goddess, Durga, durga festival

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    Portrait of Elizabeth I

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    Tang Dynasty fresco

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    Godness of mercy at China

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    Face of Goddess Durga

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    Elizabethan Woman, oil on wood panel

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    Durga idol with Ashura, Hindu religion

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    Queen Elizabeth I

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    China, Shaanxi Province, Xian, painting of Tang Dynasty emperor with concumbines

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    Durga Idol, Durga Puja Celebrations, Delhi

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    Portrait of Elizabeth I

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    Yan Kwei Fei, Chinese historical beauty concubine in Tang Dynasty

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