7 Weird-Ass Beauty Tricks Used By Old Hollywood Icons

Grab your hormone cream and make a dentist appointment if you want to look more like one of these classic movie stars.

Sometimes I take my looks seriously, dry-brushing before a shower or using a hair mask, and I think to myself, Wow, I'm really serious about this whole beauty thing. Look out, world! I'm pretty great sometimes. Then, I read an article about some or other form of extreme Kardashian Kontouring and I remember that I'm just a small fish in a big beauty pond.

Recently, I discovered that my childhood beauty icon, Audrey Hepburn (I wanted to be a lady), had a pretty intense beauty trick to make her eyelashes appear magical yet free of clumps. In fact, a lot of old-school Hollywood icons were rumored to have some pretty nifty beauty — read: bananas — tricks they did on the reg.

Would you try any of these? Have you tried any of them? What's the craziest beauty trick you've ever heard about?