6. Hairstyles Full of Bugs
Hairstyles in the 18th century were comprised of wigs and real hair that was constructed using lard. Because the hairstyle took a lot of work, women would wait weeks to wash their hair. During this time, bacteria and bugs would live inside the hair. Gross!
5. No Freckles, No Problem
In the past, freckles were not considered as beautiful as they are today. The solution to remove unwanted freckles was to rub sulfur on them.
4. Eagle Poop as a Painkiller
Can you believe that eagle poop was used as a painkiller during labor? We’re so thankful for modern medicine.