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Vintage Women's Products We Can't Believe Were A Thing

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10. Electric Corsets
If you thought that the idea of a wire corset sounded painful, imagine strapping on an electric corset. These corsets were seen as more "medical" than fashion oriented, and promised to cure lame backs, nervousness, and liver and kidney troubles. It wasn't actually electric, and instead used magnetized steel.

But either way, it didn't actually do anything. The product was sold by Cornelius Bennett Harness, who was known as a quack doctor. He eventually was forced to shut down his business, since so many customers complained his products were fraudulent and didn't deliver their promised results.