Women Try Beauty Routines That Seem Weird Now, But Were Totally Normal In The 1950s

"When Audrey Hepburn says steam your face ... you steam your damn face."

Just like our clothing choices and eating habits, our skin care routines have evolved with the times. 

To explore just how much things have changed, four women from BuzzFeed's Ladylike video series decided to test out beauty trends from the1950s, from using cold cream as a makeup remover, to a bar soap and toner routine for cleansing the skin.

The women also test out icon Audrey Hepburn's skincare tip: steaming your face twice a week to open up your pores. Because, as participants Devin and Freddie explain, "When Audrey Hepburn says steam your face ... you steam your damn face."

After the steam session, the women proceed to moisturize with the Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour Moisturizer, which Marilyn Monroe supposedly used back in the day.

"It feels like lip gloss all over your face," Kristin says. 

At the end of the day, do whatever works best for your skin and don't worry about the trends. However, it can be fun to experiment and test different products and regimens, and those timeless techniques are a good place to start.

Be sure to check out the full video below for more:

Recommended

GET SOME POSITIVITY IN YOUR INBOX

Subscribe to our newsletter and get the latest news and exclusive updates.