In line with Cut.com's viral series 100 Years of Beauty, the channel's newest video, "100 Years of Beauty — Episode 3: Iran (Sabrina)" focuses on women's hair and makeup trends from the 1910s-2010s in Iran.

Though the styles from the first 7 decades of the 20th century closely mimic Cut.com's past videos featuring white and black American women, there's a sharp contrast from the 1970s to 1980s due to the Iranian revolution in 1979, when the country became an Islamic republic.

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Even with compulsory adherence to the hijab, styles continue to change with the times, and women have clearly maintained their modernity and freedom of style. Hopefully this video sparks a deeper dialogue about the history of the region and creates more widespread awareness of the lasting effects of the Iranian revolution.

Images via Cut.com

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