• 10 beauty treatments that were once popular but are actually incredibly dangerous

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Cosmetics used to contain arsenic, mercury, and radioactivity - all of which can be deadly.
    People used to swallow tape worms to lose weight and wear tight corsets that caused deformities.
    Eyelashes used to be sewn into the eyelids with a needle.
    Like clothing and hairstyles, beauty trends come and go. One minute it's achieving glowing glass skin , the next it's coating your tongue in glitter .
    But just because a beauty trend is popular doesn't mean it's safe. Throughout history, people have ingested harmful substances and undergone dangerous, painful procedures in the hopes of attaining...
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