The most bizarre and dangerous fashion trends in history
They went out of fashion for good reason...
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They say that beauty is pain. They are right. Women, and occasionally men, have had to go to extreme lengths to meet the beauty standards of their time throughout history. Today we wax and contour and bleach, but at least we don't have to pluck out our eyelashes or reshape our bones! Our ancestors seriously suffered for their appearances.
Click through this gallery to discover some of the most outrageous fashion and beauty trends that have popped up in history. Some of them are truly incomprehensible.
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