These 10 Hygiene Facts From The Past Will Make You Happy You Live In The Present

1. Bathing was sporadic and often communal.

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2. Laundry was important, but probably didn’t smell wonderful.

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3. Urine was…recycled.

3. Urine was...recycled.

4. Urine (and more) was easily collected…right in your room.

4. Urine (and more) was easily collected...right in your room.

5. Toilet paper? Not even a thing.

5. Toilet paper Not even a thing

6. Rotting plants served as flooring.

6. Rotting plants served as flooring.

7. Bugs everywhere.

7. Bugs everywhere.

8. Flowers were for more than just looking pretty.

8. Flowers were for more than just looking pretty.

9. Fashion was also smelly.

9. Fashion was also smelly.

10. Leeches cured everything.

10. Leeches cured everything.