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#7 – Corset

7 Shocking Stories About Sacrifices for Beauty

via complain

In Europe, in XVIII century "wasp" waist and corsets came into fashion, and it was fashionable not only among women but also among men.

Corset maintained and raised the breasts, slimmed waist, forced to keep back straight, but squeezed the edges better than vice.

Constant corset wearing caused deformation of ribs and a variety of chronic diseases of the heart and lungs. Women’s lacteal glands mummified, men had back problems. Moreover, strongly tightened corset, combined with physical activity could lead to death.

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