Throughout its history the concept of an ideal woman's body has undergone permanent changes.
In the prehistoric period the Paleolithic age (over 12000 years BC), the ideal of feminine beauty was of a woman with exaggerated forms, as evidenced by statues found in archaeological excavations.
In antiquity the cult of beauty was high eternally young woman with long slender legs and small Breasts, with the majestic gait and graceful be.
In the middle ages woman was associated primarily with the mother. The ideal female body was the figure, devoid of femininity with unexpressed hips, waist and a rounded stomach.
However, in the Renaissance the cult of women returned. The ideal of feminine beauty once again become a lush female form.
During the classical era the figure of a woman must meet strictly established parameters, which include wasp waist, to pull in the corset, ample Breasts and white skin.
However, in the 18th century the Enlightenment ideal of female beauty is naturalness. A woman is perceived for what it is – with its advantages and disadvantages.
In the 19th century the ideal of beauty is still the woman with the imposing forms and lush Breasts and hips, rounded shoulders and arms.
However, with the onset of the 20th century the ideal of beauty is undergoing a drastic change. The fashion includes short skirts, femininity with a share of eroticism. Perfect beauty is considered to be a sensual female body with a flat stomach, slender and muscular legs and arms.
The theory of the proportions of the ideal human body model