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#4 – Arsenic

7 Shocking Stories About Sacrifices for Beauty

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In the XIX century, arsenic has become a popular cosmetic product. It was believed that it gives a person the youthful appearance, and eyes - a healthy glow. Under a flowering appearance aristocratic pallor was implied in the XIX century. Women had to take arsenic slowly, gradually increasing the dose. But the amount of the poison accumulates in the body, and over time it could lead to thyroid disease and death.

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