This "steam-box," meant to open pores, improve circulation and soften the complexion, received a simultaneously clinical and horrified analysis from our writer.
"It is safe to say that some of the results obtained have been at the cost of physical discomfort," the story reads.
Of course, not much has changed since the 1920s. When you consider the waxing, the plucking, the surgery and Lord knows what else women do to themselves today in the name of beauty, sticking your face in a warm box of steam doesn't sound so bad.
Read the full story in Beauty At Any Cost.