The Most Bizarre Beauty Practices From History


If you think your makeup regimen is brutal, you have no idea how lucky you have it. These beautification treatments from yesteryear are at turns hilarious, terrifying and bizarre. And they’re all real. Keep that in mind next time you put cucumbers over your eyes.


Back before there were pore-clearing strips, cosmetologists sometimes used these vacuum hoses to suck debris out of your skin. Not sure how well they worked, probably not great.

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