Think Today’s Fashion And Beauty Trends Are Weird? They Don’t Hold A Candle To These

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Think Today’s Fashion And Beauty Trends Are Weird? They Don’t Hold A Candle To These
People can say what they want about fashion and cosmetics, but there are thousands of people out there (myself included) who feel like spending an hour or two in front of a vanity every day is time well spent. After all, slaying takes work, my friends. But everyday people and beauty gurus alike know that […]

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Wanna Step Up Your Insult Game? Here Are 21 Hilariously Weird Vintage Burns

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Wanna Step Up Your Insult Game? Here Are 21 Hilariously Weird Vintage Burns
“You’re a rattlecap, cow-handed fopdoodle!” If you have no idea what that means, you’ll want to stick around for these 21 weird vintage insults. They come from the 19th century, a time when many people made an effort to sound as eloquent as possible while still making those around them feel like walking trash. The […]

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21 Old-Timey Beauty Ingredients That Will Freak You Out

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21 Old-Timey Beauty Ingredients That Will Freak You Out
Beauty is pain. 1. Ambergris (aka sperm whale intestinal goo): to stabilize perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Flickr: biodivlibrary / Creative Commons Flickr: alsis35   No one has seen whales excrete ambergris, but most scientists assume it’s from their (ahem) back end. You’ll never look at a bottle of Chanel No. 5 the same way. 2. X-Rays: […]

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23 Vintage Photos So Bizarre And Full Of NOPE, They’ll Freak You Out

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23 Vintage Photos So Bizarre And Full Of NOPE, They’ll Freak You Out
Some may think that the advancement of technology and the growth of the Internet are what ruined the human race…but these photos prove the opposite. It’s obvious that, as a species, humans have been very strange for quite some time… 1. An expertly taken “ghost” photo by a particular enthusiast… FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images 2. Horrifying […]

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11 Horrifying Ingredients In Vintage Beauty Products (And The Ones You Use Today)

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11 Horrifying Ingredients In Vintage Beauty Products (And The Ones You Use Today)
People have been wearing makeup for centuries. I mean, Ancient Egyptians basically wrote the book on winged liner, am I right? Whether they were 18th-century gals looking to be pale as ghosts, or Ancient Greek ladies on a mission to slay the unibrow game, beauty has been a huge part of culture since the dawn […]

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Watching How People Used To Make Makeup Is Actually Pretty Interesting

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Watching How People Used To Make Makeup Is Actually Pretty Interesting
These days when we need makeup, we just slip into Target (or Sephora, if we’re lucky) to pick up what we need. For our mothers and grandmothers, however, buying a simple compact of face powder was quite the endeavor. Unlike most makeup today, face powder in 1958 was mixed by hand. As you’ll see, bright […]

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