Some of your grandmother’s beauty tips probably won’t fly today, like wearing girdles and eating tapeworm eggs to lose weight—ouch! And gross! But keep in mind that your grandmother comes from a time when there weren’t hair straighteners and tattooed eyeliner. She comes from a time when beauty tips had to be basic, straight forward, and as simple as possible because there just wasn’t the technology for much else.
Today, when you can hire a plastic surgeon through an app to put injections in your face, don’t you sort of crave for simpler ages of beauty? And, if you look back at photos of women from 50 years ago, they were pretty damned glamorous—and they didn’t need to have side boob to do it. Here are “old lady” beauty tips that are worth trying.