Through the years, fashions and our perception of beauty have changed. What was considered beautiful in one era may not be considered beautiful in another. However, what has remained a constant is our desire to be beautiful. Being beautiful is something to strive for and sometimes extreme measures are taken to get that certain fashionable look.

Today Spa Treatments Are Mostly Safe

We are lucky today in that science and technology have made it both affordable and safe to look your best. Although there are still dangerous procedures and ‘Hollywood horror stories’ about cosmetic surgery gone wrong, most of us can improve our looks with modest and effective strategies.

Victorian England Beauty Treatments Were Dangerous

That was not the case back in Victorian England. A fun article we came across recently has interesting information about what the women did back then to be beautiful. For them, cosmetics and skin treatments were filled with dangerous chemicals and hazardous practices. Some beauty treatments meant sacrificing good health. Things are much better today.

You can read the full article here: The Poisonous Beauty Advice Columns of Victorian England

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Fun Read On Victorian England Skin Care