They Did WHAT?! 7 Bizarre Vintage Beauty Regimens

Photo by: modernmechanix.com
Dimple Machine
Dimples are now made to order via this face-fitting spring featuring two knobs that dig into your cheeks. Oh, and they also cause cancer, it was later ... more 
Photo by: modernmechanix.com
Dimple Machine
Dimples are now made to order via this face-fitting spring featuring two knobs that dig into your cheeks. Oh, and they also cause cancer, it was later found.
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Tue, Apr 2, 2013 3:42 PM EDT

Beauty products and practices today may seem normal, but when you think about it, we do some strange stuff to ourselves to look our "best." We let fish nibble at our dry, cracked feet. We wax hair from areas I don't care to elaborate on. We inject poison into our skin to paralyze our muscles. We surgically implant what amounts to plastic baggies into our chests. We pluck, we bleach, we cream… all else aside, it's pretty strange. And yet…One look at some of the crazy regimens of years past and the bizarre things women do nowadays in the name of beauty don't seem all that weird…relatively speaking, of course. Click through for 7 vintage beauty products that will blow your mind! -By Monica Bielanko

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