The invention of the hair dryer, 1890
No, it’s not an alien machine operating on her brain – it’s the first ever hair dryer. A lot less elegant than the one we know, right? But still, that’s what people used to dry their hair.
The picture shows the first hair dryer, invented by a French stylist (what else?) in 1890. It was decades of using this cumbersome machine before progressing to the hand-held dryer that we all know and love.