You’ve heard a series of do’s and don’ts on beauty. But do you really know the truth when it comes to makeup and skin care? Precisely why we’ve busted some beauty myths just for you…
 

Myth #1– Makeup causes acne

Myth #1– Makeup causes acne

No, makeup does not cause acne. Yes, if you sleep with makeup on and don’t cleanse your skin after a tiring day, all the sweat and grime mixes with makeup causing breakouts and skin irritations. So don’t blame the makeup on acne, blame your unhygienic habits.

 

Myth #2 – Shaving will make your hair grow thicker

Myth #2 – Shaving will make your hair grow thicker

This one’s a complete misconception. Shaving your legs or hands will not cause your hair to grow thicker and faster. When you shave, you aren’t damaging the hair follicle but are just cutting the hair. Shaved hair just feels coarse so you fool yourself into believing that it’s grown thicker and faster.

 

Myth#3 – Beer lends volume to your hair

Myth#3 – Beer lends volume to your hair

It’s true—beer is actually good for your hair. The proteins and B vitamins found in beer have the power to add thickness to your hair and a rinse twice a week will give your hair that much-needed bounce.

 

Myth#4 – Brushing your hair in 100 strokes will give you shiny hair

Myth#4 – Brushing your hair in 100 strokes will give you shiny hair

If only it was this easy to achieve lustrous locks. Over-brushing your hair will only rob your hair of moisture and cause it to become more dry and damaged. Furthermore, it will cause breakage. So over-brushing is a complete no-no.

 

Myth#5 – Dry skin ages faster

Myth#5 – Dry skin ages faster

Wrinkles aren’t a matter of dry or oily skin. Wrinkles appear when the collagen in your skin breaks down. Sure, you can keep your skin moisturised and reduce the appearance of fine lines but there are a variety of factors that can contribute to getting rid of wrinkles.

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