Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

For the sake of beauty, women are ready for anything! But if now they pierce their ears and do hair removal for her sake, then in the past their grandmothers and great-grandmothers went to much stranger tricks.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

1926, a girl draws a seam on her leg to hide the absence of tights.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

1920s, a rubber swimming mask. It was supposed to protect women's skin from the sun.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Cliftonville Beauty pageant, 1936. To ensure the impartiality of the jury, the contestants had their faces covered.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Since the tenth century in China, girls have had their feet bandaged so that the foot was small. The victims of this tradition still live today.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Breast shower, France, 1930s.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

New York, 1938. Rita Percetti and Gloria Rossi are testing their portable changing rooms for women.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Hair straightening, 1964.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

The destroyer of freckles, 1930s. During the experiment, it was required to close the eyes with special pads, insert filters into the nostrils and breathe for hours only through a special tube.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Advertising tapeworm as the best means for weight loss.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Miss Beautiful Eyes contest in Florida. The 1930s. The girls' faces were covered with masks, leaving only their eyes open so that the jury would not be distracted.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Ice face mask, 1931.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

A special hat to protect against freckles with built-in sunglasses. 1940's.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

The prototype of tanning salons is a self-tanning machine with per-minute billing, 1949.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Permanent perm, aka chemistry. Germany, 1929.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

London, 1941. Due to the war in England, there is a shortage of nylon. Petroleum products are needed by the front — and as a result, the ladies were left without stockings, and sections appeared in large stores where women massively painted their legs "under tights".

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Portable hair dryer, 1940s.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

London, 1930. The policeman is the judge of the competition for the most beautiful ankles.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

In Japan in the XVII — XIX centuries, black teeth were the main sign of beauty.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Hair dryer, 1920s.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

In 1971, a bra was invented in Brussels to strengthen and enlarge the breast with the help of vibration, powered by an accumulator. In it, women were asked to go to work: the device will work, and so will the woman.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

1920s. Rubber "beauty masks" to prevent wrinkles.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Wooden swimsuits, 1929.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

A device for creating dimples on the face. Patented by a woman.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Snub nose straightener, 1920s.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Fruit mask, 1930s.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Chest X-ray of a woman who wore a corset (left) and a woman who did not wear it (right), 1908.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

1940s: women in labor were not forbidden to smoke in maternity hospitals.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Sacrifices for Science: Measuring a Woman's Head and Face, 1933

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

A low voltage current is supplied to the baths. And all this is to improve blood circulation and skin color.

Beauty requires sacrifice and here are 30 vintage photos that prove it

Outdoor mask for warmth in cold weather. Especially suitable for those who have not been helped by all of the above procedures.

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