Slim waist, athletic arms, flat stomach, large boobs…society sends signals to women everyday that these traits are most desired in twenty-first century America. But how did we get to this point? Who started this trend? How did these characteristics become popular? Interestingly enough, for over three thousand years women have been overly concerned with fitting a certain “beauty mold.” Therefore, it is no surprise that beauty standards still exist, but as time has progressed, these norms have become more outrageous and unachievable. Check out this eye-opening video from BuzzFeed, it will certainly leave you pondering today’s beauty standards and society, as a whole.