Unusual & Bizarre Beauty Devices From The Past

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“In the beginning of the 20th century Western societies became obsessed with women’s physical beauty. So it does not come as a surprise that during that period the industry of fashion and cosmetic had its boom. But some of the devices and machines that we will show you are simply bizarre, dangerous and absolutely totally useless. While it is easy to laugh at these ridiculous gizmos, modern-day gadgets prove we’re no less gullible than our forebears. p.s. But feel free to laugh, we did to.” w/ photos

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Miss Camel Beauty Contest

“The desert may be one of the last places on Earth you’d expect to find a beauty pageant. But on Christmas Day, while you were busy testing the limits of your digestive system, VICE’s Charlet Duboc was traipsing through sand dunes in Abu Dhabi’s remote Western Region, all in the name of beauty. In the West, we think nothing of beauty contests for dogs, horses, flowers, even women. But the leggy, doe-eyed lovelies on parade here are of the four-legged variety, and are judged on such criteria as having a nice firm pair of ears and floppy lips. Just like supermodels, at the height of their careers camels can command millions of dollars. Who knew?” — VICE

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Real Life Doll Uses Hypnotherapy To Become Brainless

“Barbie-obsessed Blondie Bennett is taking her quest to become a doll to the extreme – using hypnotherapy to make herself stupid. The 38-year-old Californian has hypno sessions once a week to make her more easily confused and vacant. Blondie, who changed her name a year and a half ago, has had five boob jobs taking her to a whopping 32JJ. And she also uses Botox and lip fillers to give her a more artificial appearance. But to make the transformation into the plastic toy complete, she is training herself to become dumb.” — BarcroftTV

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BBQ Chip Bandits

“Two university students were arrested Tuesday after a report of a burglary on Foul Bay Road. A woman, alone in her home, heard people in her garage and immediately called police. Investigators discovered two women in their twenties nearby. The two were intoxicated and had walked into an open garage to steal Zellers brand BBQ potato chips. The open bag of chips was also found in the area. Police are recommending charges of break and enter against the two women.” — CTvvi

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Ski Ballet

“This seems like something a comedy show would make up.” — powerfusev2

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The Secret Of Nose Reshaping

“In this video, I will show you some isometric exercise for the muscles around the nose area. This exercise can help to firm up the muscles around the nostrils and as a result, they can reshape, tone and narrow the nose area.” — faceyogamethod

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