Hair Care Tips From 100 Years Ago

Phil-SpectorMental_floss posted a few hair care tips from the early 1900’s. They are ridiculous and downright dangerous.

It is ascertained that a full head of hair, beard, and whiskers, are a prevention against colds and consumptions. Occasionally, however, it is found necessary to remove the hair from the head, in cases of fever or disease, to stay the inflammatory symptoms, and to relieve the brain. The head should invariably be kept cool. Close night-caps are unhealthy, and smoking-caps and coverings for the head within doors are alike detrimental to the free growth of the hair, weakening it, and causing it to fall out.

Read all the sketchy tips HERE

 

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