100 Years of Beauty in Haiti Shown Decade by Decade In a Visually Chronological Time Lapse

In the 26th episode of their “100 Years of Beauty” series, WatchCut Video provides a visually chronological history of the past 100 years of beauty in Haiti as modeled by artist Nzingah, whose hair and makeup were styled in correlation with the expertly researched trends of the beautiful but tumultuous historical nation.

Alo bèl! Rethink everything you know about Haiti — the second-oldest democracy in the Western hemisphere, and home to some of the most vibrant and passionate beauty traditions in the Caribbean and the world. In this episode of 100 Years of Beauty, Nzingah shows us that Haitian women have always reigned over the island with joy, elegance, and timeless beauty.






Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.