6 Common Beauty Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now

We bring to you the most common beauty myths which exist! 

Beauty needs sacrifice, and to look beautiful, we quickly make these sacrifices. But, as it turns out, several common beliefs and actions for having perfect beauty are not that significant. Additionally, some of them not only waste your money and time but also wreck our skin.

Be it our makeup, hair, or skin. We are always careful with our skin routines. However, this doesn’t mean that what we do is always right. 

You may trust the beauty routine dos and don’ts you find on the internet or a popular beauty magazine. But, not all the things are right; some are a myth as well that you have been believing and adding in your beauty regimes.

Not even the beauty tips and hacks that we get from our grandmothers and moms are always right. Thus, we need to reveal these beauty myths with logic and facts in place of following them indiscriminately.

6 beauty myths and misconceptions:

1- Oily skin doesn’t need a moisturizer

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If you have oily skin, then you must have heard people telling you to stop using moisturizer, as oily skin has enough moisture. Well, this is not true!

Not only dry skin, but even the oily skin people also need the right amount of moisturizer to keep the skin moisturized. When you wash your face, oil gets off your skin. 

Also, moisturizer protects you from dirt, germs, and pollution that may have an adverse impact on your skin pores if you don’t apply a moisturizer layer on your face.

2- Natural ingredients and home remedies are not harmful

Home remedies

Using natural ingredients can be great for your skin. However, that doesn’t mean at all that they can not be harmful to your skin. People with sensitive skin get reactions to the use of natural ingredients. 

So if you have sensitive skin, make sure to do your research well before applying any natural ingredients on your face.

On the other hand, home remedies are chemical-free, but not every natural thing will be right to fit your skin requirements. It is essential to take into consideration which hair or skin issue you want to tackle, make sure that the ingredients you use in your home remedy are not allergic to your skin. 

Before putting any remedy on your face, it is recommended to do a patch test.

3- Apply sunscreen on sunny days

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Experts suggest applying sunscreen in all seasons. Not only when the sun is shining bright, but on cloudy days as well. UV rays are not suitable for your skin and can impact your skin to a large extent. During monsoons, try to apply water-based sunscreen to avoid extreme oil flow.

4- Frequent trims will promote speedy hair growth

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Getting your hair trimmed often is suggested to get rid of split ends and damaged ends, thus make hair grow faster. It is one of the most common beauty myths followed by followers blindly.

You can take care of hair by giving them proper conditioning and nourishment, which will surely make them grow faster.

5- Apply toothpaste on pimples to get rid of them

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Toothpaste contains abrasive and harsh additives that intimidate for cleaning teeth; however, they aren’t the right thing for your skin. 

 Avoid believing such beauty myths. Instead, toothpaste go for herbal ingredients to treat acne. 

6- Expensive Skincare is More Effective

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it is one of the most common and dangerous beauty myths to believe. You don’t need a costly skincare routine to have healthy skin. Many think that if a makeup item is expensive, it is useful.

Stop wasting money on expensive beauty products; there are affordable ones that do the same job.

Instead of wasting money on an expensive beauty product, you can go for home remedies. 

Did you ever believe any of these common beauty myths before reading this content? Do let us know in the comment section!

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