6 February 2015

Watch: Women Get Historical Makeovers Inspired By Their Cultural Backgrounds

[Click here to view the video in this article]

BuzzFeed explored the diverse traditions of beauty by getting three woman from different cultural backgrounds to participate in a makeover experiment that would make them look like historical figures.

These women's hair and makeup looks are inspired by their individual ethnicities, namely Indian, Irish-English-Scottish, and Chinese.

When they saw the results for the first time, they commented that they are pleasantly surprised by the makeovers.

Click play on the video below to see their reactions.

[via BuzzFeed, images via video screenshot]