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7 weird and shocking beauty trends from the past

All beauty standards change with time, that's why some trends from the past seem so weird to us. You will be surprised to find out about there 7 strange beauty rituals from the past.



What modern beauty trends seem weird to you? Have you ever heard about any other strange beauty rituals from the past?


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17 Comments
Michael Johnston
I have heard some women put bags of silicon inside there breasts O_O
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Nov 29, 2018 3:59AM
Darlene Davidson
Japanese woman painted their teeth black to emulate a high born Japanese lady whose teeth were black because they were rotten.
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Sep 13, 2021 6:58PM
Marjorie Nuckols Lowrance
Eyeliner and eyebrows are tattoos.
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Mar 31, 2020 9:24PM
Darlene Davidson
The teeth blackening in Japan was done to emulate a high born female member of the Court who had bad teeth.
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Mar 12, 2020 9:59AM
Kenneth J. Lindsay
What about Circumsision of young girls?
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Feb 26, 2020 7:24AM
jch
jch
To each his/her own.
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Feb 20, 2020 4:32PM
Madi Marven
Really interesting!!
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Oct 1, 2019 8:12AM
Robert Mookerdum
You forgot about Radium.After it was discovered by Marie Curie,its property of radiating in the dark was exploited mostly by women to rinse their teeth or to be used in shampoos so their hair would glow in the dark.Even a famous watchmaker employed female workers to paint their watch-dials using very fine brushes which the persom would moist it in their mouths.Most of these people died of various cancers which was contributed to the use of Radium because it was Radioactive and highly toxic,which unfortunately even Marie Curie didn't realize at the time.
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Aug 20, 2019 2:14AM
Irene Ramos-Lahbichi
Michael Johnston, LOL
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Jul 11, 2019 4:39PM
Humberto Carrasco
QUITE STRANGE....,BUT INTERESTING!!
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Nov 29, 2018 5:49PM
Michela Sciascia
I have heard that in Turkish harems, women dyed the tips of their fingers with henna to be beautiful. Their hair as well, of course.
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Nov 29, 2018 4:07PM
Krishna Chandra Singh Sanger
Ferrous sulphte was used in India to blacken the gap in between adjacent teeth.
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Nov 29, 2018 11:45AM
Vladimir Orozco
Extrange an amasing the extrems we human go in orther to beautiful ourselves.All the ones used in the past were quite extrange, I found the use of “urine” the pits, specially since it was not even fresh.
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Nov 29, 2018 11:23AM
Susanna Viljanen
Urine is a strong disinfectant and bleaching agent, and it works well on cleansing teeth.
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Nov 29, 2018 4:19AM
wyodinosaur
I wonder what they will have to say about current practices a few hundred years from now.
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Nov 28, 2018 11:46PM

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