Debunking common beauty myths

Beauty is the most commonly read topic by girls. In the chase to look pretty girls blindly ape anything that promises to enhance their beauty and looks. But in this race to prettify themselves many follow wrong practices and believe many myths. Team AAW debunks the most common beauty myths

  • Makeup causes acne Makeup causes acne There is no research indicating that makeup or skin-care products cause acne. Every product has different ingredients and it’s the not product or brand but a particular ingredient that makes you breakout. ImageSource: FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Cutting your hair will make them grow faster Cutting your hair will make them grow faster Trimming removes the split ends and make the hair look healthier. Cutting the hair doesn’t make a difference. Normally hair grows half an inch every month haircut makes no differnce to the speed. ImageSource: FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Dark nail polish can turn your nails yellow Dark nail polish can turn your nails yellow Cheap nail paints have low quality ingredients that turn the nails yellow. Dark colour has nothing to do with it. Before applying polish it is essential to apply base coat to protect your nails from discoloration. ImageSource: FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Plucking a gray hair, multiples them Plucking a gray hair, multiples them This is not true. Plucking the hair damages the roots but it will not make others grey.
  • Shaving makes underarms dark Shaving makes underarms dark By shaving your underarms you are just trimming the hair. Whereas waxing removes the dead skin including tanning, this lightens the skin tone.
  • No sunscreen on a cloudy day No sunscreen on a cloudy day Sunlight doesn’t affect the skin but UV rays do. The sun's damaging UV rays are still in full effect even on a cloudy day. So always wear a suncream when you step out in the daytime. ImageSource: Neutrogena
  • Rubbing wrists when you apply perfume Rubbing wrists when you apply perfume You should never rub your wrists together when you apply fragrance. Rubbing wrists does not break molecules and help the perfume. In fact it generates heat that causes the notes of the perfume to react differently and evaporate quickly. ImageSource: Tumblr