Quantcast
Advertisement

8 Popular Beauty Myths — Finally Debunked

on Jan, 10 2017 1615 views
Advertisement

Toothpaste shrinks pimples

False !! This beauty myth is all wrong. While menthol (a key ingredient is most formulas) can cool and calm inflammation, the other ingredients in toothpaste are likely to irritate breakouts. You're better off sticking with a topical treatment that has proven blemish-busting ingredients, such as salicylic acid or sulfur, or a natural remedy, like tea tree oil.

Advertisement

Shaving makes your hair grow back thicker

Razors get a bad rap. But there's no actual evidence to suggest that shaving effects hair growth or thickness—although it may feel that way. Here's why: Hair is widest at the base of the shaft. Shaving cuts it straight across at the widest part. So when hair begins to grow back—the stubble, if you will—it feels coarse and thick compared to the softer, thinner ends you shaved off.

Advertisement

Share on Facebook
Advertisement
Sources

Comments

Advertisement
Advertisement