These Beauty Treatments From The '30s and '40s Uses Creepy Tools and Crazy Procedures. #10 Really Looks Scary!
These beauty treatments or procedures from the past looks really scary. At first look, you will think that they are devices not to beautify a person but to torture them or something like that.
The devices used from the past are way different to what we have now. Thanks to the modern technology and new inventions, you won't have to undergo at this kind of old terrifying treatments, machines and procedures anymore.
Freezing freckles off with carbon dioxide was a popular treatment in the thirties. Patients’ eyes were covered with airtight plugs, their nostrils were filled in for protection, and they had to breathe through a tube.Blow Dry
A chorus of large blow-driers attends to a customer in the 1920sHair Waving
A permanent hair procedure (presumably hair waving) being performed in Germany in 1929.Make-Up Kit
This device from 1930, invented by Max Factor, helps correct the application of make-up.Face Refresher
This terrifying mask from the 1940s could be plugged in to heat the face and head in an attempt to stimulate circulation and make the skin look fresh.For Weight Loss
‘Slenderising salons’ in the forties devised all sorts of weight-loss treatments, one of which was massage chairs like these, which massaged clients’ legs with metal rollersUnknown Beauty Treatment
A 1940s beauty treatment at Helena Rubinstein’s salonSun-screen Protection
Before the invention of sun-screen in the mid 1940s, bathers wore garments like this Freckleproof Cape to protect themselves from the sun. The cape also features built-in sunglasses.Curly Hairs
Pre-war women would spend hours with their hair bundled up into creepy heating machines like these to achieve a fashionable curled lookFruit Mask
A fruit mask from the 1930sFor Glamour
This ‘Glamour Bonnet’ from the forties promised to give users a rosy complexion by lowering atmospheric pressure around their head to simulate alpine conditionsFor Smooth Spot Free Skin
This Thirties suction machine consisted of tiny glass nozzles, a rubber hose and a vacuum pump. It promised smooth, spot-free skinFor Wrinkles
These two 1920s women are getting rid of wrinkles and imperfections by wearing rubber “beauty masks”For Hangover?
The ‘Hangover Heaven’ face pack, also invented by Max Factor, featured plastic cubes that could be filled with water and frozen. The mask was popular with party-going Hollywood stars in the fortiesOf all the machines above, I wish I can still get or buy the hangover haven face pack. It could be really useful up to this time.