10 Disgusting Hygiene Practices Throughout History



Face Cleansing

While cleaning their faces, nobility would often wash once every single day. Unfortunately for those around them, these men and women would wipe their face with urine. Some people still use this remedy, however.

Sewer Systems

In many cities, a sewer system became one of the first items to be built. These were, typically, open to absolutely everyone. People would throw whatever they wanted within these underground tunnels, even though they had no drainage whatsoever.