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14 Weird Beauty Practices In The Past

Beauty is something that everybody is conscious of themselves. More than ever the modern society and its people take care of their appearances much more than they did in the past. In the past, only the able set of people in the society could maintain beauty styles/standards and the beauty standards too were weird when we look back at them.

Although beauty and fashion always had different interpretations, some practices in beauty culture might seem a bit weird and far-fetched. But as much as people would try and just like how people would dedicate their time and effort to acquire beauty they desire, the ancient times were not very different. The practices and expectations that prevailed from those ancient times have caused the modern world to care about their appearance this much, making the present worldwide beauty industry to be worth over $532 billion.

These ancient practices of beauty standards are seen in bits and pieces in movies and documentaries to the public. But there were a huge amount of styles and details that the people in ancient times were concerned about.

We have gathered some facts and pictures about beauty standards in the past for you that were on the internet. If you scroll down you will find a bunch of practices that were done by people to keep up certain beauty standards that people in the modern world will surely find weird. But who knows if people in the future might find the beauty standards at present to be weird? Scroll down to check out the list and rank your favorites to the top of the list. Do not forget to share your thoughts in the comments sections below.

More info & Photo courtesy: offbeathistory


Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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