Beauty is pain: bizarre beauty trends
Harmful history of makeup and other beauty fads
People have gone to great lengths to achieve physical perfection and outward beauty.
But what have been some of the kookiest—and in some cases even deadly—crazes that have dominated the cosmetics industry in the past?
Click through this gallery to learn more about some of these insane fads from history that brought beauty at an extremely high price.
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