Before, the participants of beauty contests were completely different from what we can see today.
And what is interesting, the girls could be big, small, slim or thick etc, but each of them, EACH, was lovely. What I saw at first were their eyes, their look. They had something more compared to girls you see today with a deformed and almost artificial beauty...
Today, when the most important are breasts and body for competitions of this kind, no one cares about the eyes.
Here's how modern beauties look. Inside the post you will see what beauty meant for people in a distant past.