11 Painful Beauty Trends From History Which Can Transform Your Look Completely

11 Painful Beauty Trends From History Which Can Transform Your Look Completely
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Who doesn't want to look beautiful? People are fitness and beauty freaks and can do anything which makes them look good.

If you love to do anything then this post is especially for you. Have a look at these painful beauty trends of the past and their freaking results on human bodies. We are sure you are going to love it, but don't try to mimic them as it can be dangerous if not handled properly.

1) Arsenic for fairer complexion.

1) Arsenic for fairer complexion.

Earlier people use to take arsenic for improving their complexion, but its overdose is poisonous and they faced deadly outcome later on.

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2) Rib removal for attractive figure.

2) Rib removal for attractive figure.
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Although rib removal is extremely dangerous, but are adopting it from past for glamorous outcome. In this the lower ribs are removed through cuts made in the back.

3) X-Ray hair removal for pain free experience.

3) X-Ray hair removal for pain free experience.
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After 1915, x-ray hair removal was one of the popular means of hair removal. Only drawback was it has many side effects including skin lesion, ulcers, and cancer.

4) Breast augmentation for beauty freaks.

4) Breast augmentation for beauty freaks.
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Silicone breasts were popular from their invention in 1962 but it was not safe. There is a risk of the silicon implant rupturing which can lead to dangerous outcome later on.

5) Belladonna Drops to change enhance the look of eye.

5) Belladonna Drops to change enhance the look of eye.
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Belladonna Drops is a a highly toxic substance that can even make one blind but women during the Italian Renaissance used it to get a look appreciated by everyone around.

6) Corsets to create a desirable silhouette.

6) Corsets to create a desirable silhouette.
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It was widely used by women to get a look of perfect figure, but it has many side effects. Woman using corsets for a prolonged time faced constipation, organ damage and fainting spells.

7) Tapeworms a weight loss solution.

7) Tapeworms a weight loss solution.
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We all want to get rid of those extra fat but if you are purchasing pills with tapeworms inside than stay alert. These tapeworm can lay a bunch of eggs and can damage your internal organs.

8) Lead based kohl for that perfect look!

8) Lead based kohl for that perfect look!
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The first non-toxic mascara wasn't created until 1920.

9) Lead and vinegar foundation to create an illusion of white skin.

9) Lead and vinegar foundation to create an illusion of white skin.
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Now you know the secret behind the white skin of ancient beauties, don't try to mimic them as it could lead to lead poisoning, which in turn causes weight loss, brain damage, and paralysis.

10) Chinese foot binding to show off wealth and marriageability in high-class.

10) Chinese foot binding to show off wealth and marriageability in high-class.
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You won't believe that young girls in china , at the age of 5 and 6, would have their toes broken in order to look young and demonstrate their wealth. As a result their toes were folded inwards and it was extremely painful procedure.

11) Rat infested wigs to held them upright.

11) Rat infested wigs to held them upright.
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Sounds creepy but people in the 1800s would smear their wigs with lard to attract lice and rats. They did so to keep their large, elaborate wigs held upright.