1 April 2015

Five Scandalous Historical Beauty Treatments You Didn’t Know

The subject of beauty has always been a controversial one. In many ancient cultures, a woman’s beauty was often interchangeable with the annunciation of her femininity: many idolised a woman for her beauty, as it was believed that an appearance so ethereal could only be inherent. It is therefore quite ironic that the measures many women took to achieve aesthetic perfection were, in short, remarkable. …