10 Bizarre Things People Did to Look Better in the Past

Appearance has always been important for people, but sometimes fashion or cultural traditions seem to have been taken a bit too far. In this article we’ve listed a few examples of unusual, strange, and sometimes weird things that people did to become more attractive.

We at Bright Side find it fascinating to see how fashion and beliefs change with time and want to share them with you.

1. Teeth blackening

As we all know, sugar can do major damage to teeth. In the 18th century, only wealthy families could afford sugar and sugary products like jams and candies.

10 Bizarre Things People Did to Look Better in the Past

So people started deliberately blackening their teeth to show that they were rich enough to buy so much sugar that it even rotted their teeth.