23 Weird Beauty Trends From The Past That’ll Make You Raise Your Eyebrows

If you think people today have some weird beauty regiments, check out these beauty trends from the past – some were pretty innovative, others bordering to bizarre.

 
The Kemolite mud treatment, 1922

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The cleansing face peel, 1926

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The chrome-plated hairdryer, 1928

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Photo: FPG/Hulton Archive / Getty Images

 
Old-School Tanning Salon, 1929

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Photo: Ullstein Bild / Getty Images

 
Freckle removal, 1930

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Photo: Mansell / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett

Straight razor armpit shave, 1930

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The hair-curling machine, 1930

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The Supreme Pedestal hairdryer, 1932

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Facial ‘Beauty Calibrator’, 1933

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Stimulating neck machine, 1933

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Photo: General Photographic Agency / Getty Images

Electro-thermal beauty treatment, 1933

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Photo: General Photographic Agency / Getty Images

 
The “Macdonald Steam Permanent Waving Apparatus,” 1936

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Photo: David Savill / Getty Images

 
Dimple Machine, 1936

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Photo: blog.modernmechanix.com

 
Slenderizing Roller Massager, 1940

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Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett

 
Slenderizing leg rollers, 1940

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Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett

 
Facial warming mask, 1940

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The Glamour Bonnet, 1941

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Photo: blog.modernmechanix.com

 
Mirrored back scrubber, 1947

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Photo: Allan Grant/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images

 
Sun-Tan Lotion Dispenser, 1949

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Photo: Edward Kitch / AP

 
Ionizing Facial Vaporizer, 1952

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Photo: AP

 
Lip stencils, 1953

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Photo: Don Brinn / AP

 
Open air hairdressing salons, 1958

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Photo: Keystone / Getty Images

 
“Ironing” hair, 1964

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Photo: Marty Zimmerman / AP

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