All for the sake of beauty.
At all times women wanted to be attractive. Moreover, they put a lot of effort as long as possible to prolong their youth and beauty. And 20th century was no exception. Here are just a device designed to make ladies irresistible in the first half of the last century was more like instruments of torture.
1. Briefs push-up
Outstanding buttocks – one of the cults in modern beauties. This is partly the merit of Kim Kardashian, but she’s not alone. In the history of mankind canons of beauty have changed hundreds of times, raising the benchmark for the skinny women, obese. So, at the end of the 19th century lush buttocks have become the standard of femininity, and to help women closer to the ideal, in the 60-ies of the 20th century was the invention of special corrective underwear. Their unusual cut helped “prioraty” what nature has given, and give a nice bulge.
2. Inflatable bra
A bra that can be inflated.
Women tend to doubt their beauty, attractiveness and sexuality. Probably, each representative of the fairer sex is something so changed in its appearance. Now, thanks to cosmetics and plastic surgery to make it much easier than in the 20th century. But then the ladies managed to improve with the help of little tricks. One of them is a bra with cups, which if necessary could inflate.
3. Electric mask
Mask for youth.
There is probably no such woman who wouldn’t dream to extend their youth as long as possible to keep their face smooth and fresh. This scary mask was just one of the ways of dealing with wrinkles in the 20th century. The influence of electric pulses stimulated the blood flow, contributing to the production of collagen.
4. Perm hair
A device for Curling hair.
Curly hair – one of the trends of the 20th century. Only did women to create beautiful curls on your hair. Then in Germany they invented a special apparatus for Curling hair. It is worth noting that it was the invention of truly scary, but why not do it for the sake of beauty.
5. Massage chair
Massage chair for weight loss.
Proven over cellulite is timeless. Women hated him and 19, and 20, and in the 21st century. However, now we have many resources to fight the hated cellulite and excess inches. In the 20th century for those who dared to drastic methods in beauty salons stood a special seat, equipped with special metal clips, which were fixed on his feet, dealt and moved, breaking up fat deposits and cellulite.
6. Protective caps
Caps to protect your face.
Before the advent of waterproof makeup, women have had to somehow protect your face from the rain. For these purposes, it was even invented special cones of thin transparent plastic which, like the mask, was worn on the head and covered his face.
7. Sleep mask
Aluminum mask for sleeping.
Surely you know how modern sleep mask. Most often, they are very nice and pleasant to the touch. But in 1924 these products looked completely different. Sleep masks then were made of aluminum, claiming that this material contributes to the rapid falling asleep.
8. Stencil lips
Stencil for application of lipstick.
For those who could not exactly lipstick, in the 20th century, there was a special stencils. He just needed to apply to the lips and, holding the stencil by hand, apply lipstick. The only drawback was that all stencils have the same, then fashionable form of the so-called bow and approached not for all women.
9. Ugly pants
Pants with a pattern.
The inventors of these cowards with images of ants for some reason was sure that this underwear is able to scare off the men. Well, who knows, maybe in those days the ants was the main fear for the stronger sex.
Hairdryer for home use.
Modern compact hair dryer is no match for this eccentric device. But it worked automatically, was attached to the belt and allowed to do housework while drying hair.
The bustline of the past.
A recognizable device that still exists. It is remarkable only that in the 20th century it was used for massage.
12. Hygienic belt
Sanitary belt with pad.
In the late 19th-early 20th century, menstruation was still a very sensitive topic. In the critical days women wearing sanitary belt with removable fabric lining. Such pads, women had a few, they changed and washed daily. The first disposable pads came in 1888, but due to the lack of advertising they did not stick. The second time was 1920, when nurses of the First world war discovered the absorbent properties of medical paper. Inspired by the unexpected discovery that Kimberly Clark invented the disposable wipes, which are called Kotex.
13. A device for draining pimples
Beauticians of the 20th century to clean the skin from acne used the awesome tube with suction cups. Fixture literally sucked the acne. However, the procedure was quite painful, but the result was never perfect. So over time, the sucker pimples are gone into oblivion.
14. Rubber mask
A rubber face mask.
Along with the electric masks for the facelift used the rubber. It should be noted that these dense dark mask looked very funny. Despite this, they are perfectly tightens the skin, helping to get rid of double chin and make the facial contour.
Salon hair dryer for drying hair.
In beauty salons of the 20th century it was possible to see a huge device similar to a musical instrument. However, in fact this device is a giant and very powerful dryer that allows you to dry hair in just 5-7 minutes.
16. A device for improving complexion
Device for improving skin tone.
In order to return your skin a healthy glow and fresh look, women of the 20th century was ready to sit for a few hours in the hood with a small window. Device reduces pressure around the head, giving the face a healthy color.
17. Protective suit
The cloak that protects from the sun.
No, it does not suit a small cast as it might seem at first glance. In fact, this carnival costume is a cloak with a hood that covers the entire face from the sun – an excellent thing for relaxing on the shore.
18. Exerciser for face and posture
Trainer to correct posture.
Beauty is hard work every day. The proof of these words is such a simulator. To improve your posture and get rid of double chin, women sit on it for hours every day.