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Gene Vincent’s FLEA BRAIN



"If she wasn't good-looking, she'd be better off dead."
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Insects, Music, 1950's, Brain Damage

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Our own WUvian, Tyrusguy, had polycystic kidney disease, in which the kidneys form cysts all over them. Over time the kidneys become very large, Ty's were 20 pounds, and stop functioning. Eventually the kidneys must be removed and the patient must go on dialysis until they receive a new kidney. I say he had the disease because he no longer does since the 'evil twins' were removed on lucky Friday the 13th. Ty came through with flying colors and is recuperating at home. A picture of his kidneys is in extended, not safe for stomachs- you have been duly warned. More >>
Posted By: patty | Date: Wed Feb 18, 2015 | Comments (13)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Body, Diseases

Face Bra


Continuing yesterday's theme of weird beauty products, I present the Hourei Lift Bra. From the product description:

you wear the Hourei Lift Bra on your face and it helps fight the smile lines that sadly grow more prominent with age. The band slides over the back of your head and then the frame fits easily onto your nose. Its soft silicone rubber curves will feel comfortable on your skin while the "wire" design will place only gentle pressure on your cheeks.

Over at Book of Joe, they note that this product is an example of satirical prophecy, because a very similar product was featured as a joke on an episode of Ally McBeal, back in 1999.

Posted By: Alex | Date: Fri Feb 13, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues

Nose Secret

What people will do in pursuit of beauty:

Nose Secret is advertised as "the only proven non-surgical nose job option with instant results that you can do on your own without the cost or hassle of nose surgery." By which they mean that it's little pieces of bendy plastic that you're supposed to shove up each nostril, in order to temporarily change the shape of your nose and make it appear more pointy.

What happens if you wear them while you're on a date, and then you sneeze? Also, $35 for little pieces of plastic seems a bit steep. [Via]

Posted By: Alex | Date: Thu Feb 12, 2015 | Comments (7)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Body Modifications

The Man Whose Mind Exploded



Documentary about a fellow with no ability to lay down new memories. Plus other "issues."

Full story here.

Villainous Asperations

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This grown man and father is having his face transformed into a comic book villain called Red Skull. Up to and including having the tip of his nose cut off to complete the effect. I have just one question, why?
Posted By: patty | Date: Wed Feb 04, 2015 | Comments (8)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Body Modifications, Comics

Superglue Fixes Everything

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The story behind the breaking and super gluing of the Tutenkamen mask sounds like something out of a sitcom. Unfortunately it really happened.
Posted By: patty | Date: Fri Jan 23, 2015 | Comments (9)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Can't Possibly Be True, Goofs and Screw-ups

Nose Pore Blocker Hanabijin


The "Nose Pore Blocker Hanabijin" (spotted over at Book of Joe) promises to prevent the formation of ugly nose pores. First you cool the thing in a refrigerator for 30 minutes. Then you put it on your nose, whereupon it will "tighten and block off the pores, preventing dirt from getting inside and turning you into someone with a beautiful nose."

It kinda reminds me of the Trados Nose Shaper from 1916 (that I posted about way back in 2010), although the two things were designed for different purposes.

Posted By: Alex | Date: Thu Jan 22, 2015 | Comments (8)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Skin and Skin Conditions

Men’s Spa

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jan 21, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Health, 1960's, Men
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