Beauty care 100 years ago

Pictures below describe how terrible beauty care procedures looked like. Women now must be happy they don’t have to spend many hours sitting under strange devices or put weird things on their faces.

Permanent hair procedure. Germany, 1929.
Permanent hair procedure. Germany, 1929.

Blow-drying, 1920s.
Blow-drying, 1920s.
Procedure of removing freckles with carbon dioxide, 1930s.
Procedure of removing freckles with carbon dioxide, 1930s.
Warming mask for the face and head skin. 1940.
Warming mask for the face and head skin. 1940.
Legs massage with metal rollers for the weight loss. USA, 1940s.
Legs massage with metal rollers for the weight loss. USA, 1940s.
Device that helps to correct the application of make-up, invention of Max Factor, 1930.
Device that helps to correct the application of make-up, invention of Max Factor, 1930.
Ice mask by Max Factor.
Ice mask by Max Factor.
Special mask that guaranteed a rosy complexion reducing the air pressure and allegedly substituted for a walk in the mountains.
Special mask that guaranteed a rosy complexion reducing the air pressure and allegedly substituted for a walk in the mountains.
Device creating the dimples on cheeks, used in the night. First produced in 1936.
Device creating the dimples on cheeks, used in the night. First produced in 1936.
Another device for permanent hair waving. Women had to sit with such a thing on the head for hours.
Another device for permanent hair waving. Women had to sit with such a thing on the head for hours.
Beauty treatments at the Helena Rubinstein's salon. 1940s.
Beauty treatments at the Helena Rubinstein’s salon. 1940s.
Rubber "beauty masks" worn to get rid of wrinkles and skin imperfections. 1921.
Rubber “beauty masks” worn to get rid of wrinkles and skin imperfections. 1921.
Fruit mask. 1930.
Fruit mask. 1930.
Vacuum face massage for smooth skin and nice complexion. 1930.
Vacuum face massage for smooth skin and nice complexion. 1930.
 Little ghost? Not at all! That's how beauties from 40s tried to save their skin from burns, before sunscreen was invented.
Little ghost? Not at all! That’s how beauties from 40s tried to save their skin from burns, before sunscreen was invented.

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