Posts Tagged 'Dangerous'

How Advertising Has Changed – Inappropriate Vintage Ads For Children

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AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com published a great collection of old adverts that display a different outlook towards children and a cavalier attitude about their safety.

Check out all the ads HERE.

 

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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Insane and Dangerous Beauty Tips From 1889

mental_floss posted a recap of an article from 1889 –

A lot of things have changed since the 19th century. When Barkham Burroughs wrote his Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information in 1889, he devoted a full chapter to the “secrets of beauty,” and for good reason. To quote Burroughs, “If women are to govern, control, manage, influence and retain the adoration of husbands, fathers, brothers, lovers or even cousins, they must look their prettiest at all times.” Here are 11 of his tips for doing just that.

Read all the tips HERE

 

 


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