“Suffer for fashion”: 8 painful beauty trends throughout history

7/ Fault detector, USA

In 1932, Maksymilian Faktorowicz invented the Beauty Micrometer, an instrument which was supposed to spot feminine physical defects and camouflage them with make-up. This invention was not only a object of psychological torture as it made you aware of all your imperfections. It turned out to be an instrument of torture in the true sense of the word.

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8/ Fat feet operations, USA

Fat feet surgery involved injecting fat into the heel or shortening your feet by removing a toe so you would be more comfortable in stiletto heels… This fashion trend arrived in the USA when everyone wanted to be wearing luxury stiletto heels!  These operations are not only unnatural and very painful but they also had some severe side affects.  It often caused infections and the need to have further operations! Best to keep your flat feet if that is the price you have to pay for “comfort” in heels!

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