12/21/2010 12:11 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Beauty and The Brain: The 7 Worst Beauty Trends Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

It wasn't called the "noughties" for nothing. Looking back on this last decade through a beauty prism it was an odd decade indeed! If I were to take a stab at the major influence on beauty it wasn't the big screen but the little one, both TV and online.

Beauty returned to small screens with some very mixed results. When it was good it was very, very good and when it was bad it was horrid. In this most recent era beauty was not outside the box was on it.

Without a doubt, so-called Reality TV was the single biggest offender in some very strange and disturbing beauty trends.

Here is what was unleashed:

Worst Beauty Trends of the Century