7 Seriously Weird Beauty Ingredients πŸ˜•Women Used in the past πŸ’‹ ...

There were certainly some strange beauty ingredients used in the past!

Cosmetics have been used since ancient times, but people had to make use of a limited range of ingredients.

And some of the things they used were pretty odd by modern standards!

But it's amazing how creative ancient and medieval people were in creating cosmetics - although we now know that some of their ingredients were actually a health hazard.

Here are some strange beauty ingredients that were once used to make up cosmetics …

1. Lead

One of the strange beauty ingredients that women used to use is lead.

This was a popular ingredient in cosmetics for lightening the skin.

Having darker skin was undesirable as it showed that you were lower class and had to work outside.

How things have changed!

But using lead in their cosmetics was dangerous, and it often caused health problems.

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