Hey there beauty mavens! If you are someone who is so obsessed with beauty, that you tend to believe any and every beauty advice people give you, beware! It’s time to face some beauty facts.

You could be falling for misconceptions about makeup that can limit you big time. It’s possible that while looking for beauty tips, you can’t make out the difference between myths and reality and end up believing what you shouldn’t. Well, we got to the bottom of things to get you the real truth behind some of the common beauty myths you’ve believed all along. Let’s debunk them beauty myths for you...

Myth #1: Don’t wear an eyeshadow shade that’s same as your eye colour
 

Myth #1: Don’t wear an eyeshadow shade that’s same as your eye colour

While a contrasting shade would bring out your eyes, using same colour as your eyes for an eyeshadow can actually accentuate your eyes, making them look bigger and brighter.

Myth #2: You can skip washing makeup brushes if only you use them
 

Myth #2: You can skip washing makeup brushes if only you use them

It is very, very important to wash makeup brushes ladies, even if you the only one who’s using them. The product build-up breeds bacteria and germs that cause acne, infections and what not.

Myth #3: Pump mascara wand to get rid of excess product
 

Myth #3: Pump mascara wand to get rid of excess product

It will only let air bubbles go into the bottle, making the life of your mascara shorter. Open the wand cap and run it through the rim of the bottle to get the clumps off.

Myth #4: Wearing makeup daily makes you age faster
 

Myth #4: Wearing makeup daily makes you age faster

You’d be pleasantly surprised to know that it is not true. Most makeup products are infused with nourishing and protective ingredients like SPF and vitamins that safeguard skin while making you look flawless. Invest in good quality products and remove makeup before going to bed and you’ll be fine.

Myth #5: You should swatch foundation on your hand before buying
 

Myth #5: You should swatch foundation on your hand before buying

No you shouldn’t. Sun damage can make your skin on arms darker than that of face. Same goes for neck and forehead. You should try the shade on your jawline to get the best match.