Debunking a Few Beauty Myths
Don’t we all want to look flawless all the time? It is why we don’t hesitate to try every remedy that we can get our hands on. In order to get that perfect skin.
In this race, many times we don’t even bother knowing whether the hacks we are following are really beneficial or is it something that has just been fed in our minds. We believe it will work just because of word of mouth.
Old wives tales never die, do they?
Here are few myths that we all have fallen for.
NO WAY TO AVOID GETTING LIPSTICK ON YOUR TEETH
So, not true. Many times when one points this out to a person they answer with, ‘This always happens. There is just no way to keep the lipstick just on my lips. Haha!’ Okay, firstly, its not funny and second, there is no truth to it. You can avoid getting lipstick on your teeth by following this simple method: Make an “O” shape with your mouth, and stick your index finger directly in the middle of the “O,” then pull out. There you go, lipstick free teeth!Impart this advice to those who have more lipstick on their teeth than on their lips.
MAKE UP BAD FOR SKIN
A day with no make up surely will let your skin breathe but at the same time there is nothing wrong with putting on make up daily. Just remember to remove that make up off before going to sleep.
RUB LEMON TO BRIGHTEN YOUR ARMPITS
We have heard and read this countless times! Let us tell you, its NOT a good idea. Lemon is acidic in nature which means that it will irritate your skin. Not only that, doing this might also lead to severe burns and discoloration if not careful.
SHAVING HAIR MAKES THEM THICKER
Do they? Much to our pleasant surprise, the hair just appears shorter and more fuzzy, making it seem thicker.
TRIMMING MAKES YOUR HAIR GROW FASTER
No, it does not. Getting rid of damaged ends gives your hair a healthier, thicker look. Hence, trimming is good just don’t get it done for the wrong beliefs.
PLUCKING GRAY HAIR RESULTS IN MORE GRAY HAIR
Tweezing hair only affects the follicle that contains it, not the ones surrounding it. The gray hair you see again will just be the one you removed coming back. That is it.
PERMANENT HAIR REMOVAL IS PERMANENT
According to experts, there’s no guarantee that the hair won’t return. “The stimulus for hair growth in an area is never permanently removed,” Anthony Watson, director of anesthesiology, general hospital, infection control, and dental devices at the FDA. So, will you believe the experts or those who claim to be the experts?
How many of these myths did you actually trust and follow?