Animal Fat Hair Gel and Other Bizarre Hygiene Trends from the Past

By Charlie Star
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From Lysol and moss to mice and mercury, maintaining the beauty and health standards of the past was certainly burdensome at times — not to mention off-putting. In the past, wine wasn’t just for drinking, and a bath could leave you dirtier than when you started.

Take a look at some of the strange, repulsive and downright nonsensical hygiene habits deemed sensational by past societies.