These Photos Show What Weird Things Women Used To Do For Beauty
By admin - October 22, 2020

People have probably always paid attention to body beauty, but various major changes over the last century have made it all the more widespread and pervasive: Researchers agree that the beauty industry gained strength in the twentieth century, and today, according to Forbes magazine, the entire industry is worth $ 532 billion.

It is noteworthy that the beauty industry is based on socially produced beauty standards that are particularly demanding, restrictive and damaging mainly to women – society demands more from women than constant care for appearance, charm and maintaining youth.

A few photos collected in this article show what strange techniques were used at different times to help women meet the appropriate standards of their modernity.

A woman in 1926 paints her legs as if she were wearing high-necked socks