In some parts of our world, languages and cultures have melted away and history is the only thing left to illuminate what occurred in the past. In some other places, the cultural significance of their customs is yet to be on the wane. Several existing cultures may seem captivating and interesting but some of cultures involve strange traditions and rituals, horrible beauty standards and extreme body modifications. The weird cultures appear so normal to people who practice them but will shock the rest of the world and are often viewed as unusual. This list contains 10 of the most bizarre beauty standards around the world.

Ta Moko

Tattoos are regarded as a sacred ritual in New Zealand. Ta Moko is a 1000 year-old tradition where mallets and chisels are used to mark an individual’s skin. These tattoos signify a female’s beauty, strength and fertility and a male’s readiness for adult responsibilities.


Cosmetic Surgery

One in every five South Korean has undergone a cosmetic surgery. For South Koreans, having flawless white skin, thin bodies, small faces, pointed noses and larger eyes are regarded as beautiful and that is why they spend hundreds of dollars for a nose surgery alone. Nose and eyes surgeries are common for people in South Korea.

Topics: history , Weird , beauty , strange
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