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Mysterious, beautiful, pure and true oriental girl
One. Black hair and cicada temples
Black hair means that the hair is black and shiny, and cicada temples mean that the hair near the ears on both sides of the cheeks is as thin as cicada wings. The word Ufa appeared as early as in Zuo Zhuan, and the word cicada temples appeared in the hair style of Wei in the Three Kingdoms period, which was combed by one of the maids named Mo Qiongshu.
Two. Cloud bun and fog
The bun referred to here means circular bun, while the bun refers to the knot tied on the top of the head. The so-called cloud bun and fog bun is the bun combed by a beautiful woman like a cloud. According to legend, the earliest origin of bun is that Zhao Feiyan, a fairy beside Nu Wa, one of the four great beauties in ancient times, often tied it up.
Three. Indigo emeiensis
Emei is a woman’s eyebrow, and Qingdai Emei is to shave off her eyebrows and then paint them with bluish-black pigment. This kind of eyebrow makeup was very popular as early as the Western Zhou Dynasty, and this adjective has already appeared in The Book of Songs and Songs of the South.
Four. Looking forward to the bright eyes
Eyes are the windows of the soul, bright eyes are big and bright eyes, and looking forward to them means glaring. A pair of beautiful and hateful eyes have been regarded as the standard of beauty since ancient times.
Five. rosy lips and pearly teeth— very pretty or handsome
As the name implies, red lips are red lips, and white teeth are white teeth. Red lips can show white teeth, and white teeth can set off red lips, both of which are indispensable.
Six. Jade finger arm
The ancients attached great importance to the delicate fingers of women, and the fingers of beautiful women must be slender and soft; Plain arms refer to white arms, which are not only white, but also round and full of elasticity. This is the Jade Finger Plain Arms.
Seven. Thin waist and snow skin
Although Yang Guifei, one of the four beauties in ancient times, is a plump beauty, Chinese people still prefer slim beauty, and a thin waist means a slender waist; Snow skin is snow-white. According to legend, Zhao Feiyan is the appearance of thin waist snow skin.
Eight. Lian bu Xiao wa
Lianbu refers to the footsteps of beautiful women, and more importantly, to the tangled feet. Small socks refer to socks worn by women who bind their feet; Feet like a lotus, and then put on socks, it will become a beauty.
Nine. Red makeup whitewash
Red makeup refers to a woman’s full makeup, just like putting rouge on her cheeks today. Rouge is said to have been invented by Huns before it was introduced to Middle-earth. In addition, whitewashing is to apply white powder on the face. This kind of cosmetics has been used by palace beauties in the late Shang and early Zhou Dynasties.
Ten. Fragrant limbs
Women’s skin has a fragrant fragrance, which is also regarded as a beauty. This fragrance does not come from a certain perfume, but a natural body fragrance; In addition to the famous Xiang Fei in the Qing Dynasty, it is said that Xi Shi is also a beautiful woman who exudes fragrance.
Editor: The definition of beauty in each era changes with time. Most of the above standards are no longer applicable. In fact, there is no certain standard for beauty. The so-called beauty is in the eye of the beholder, depending on personal preferences and feelings.
Editor: Cheng Chong