Beauty Myths That You Should Not Believe In
The common perception of beauty is a symmetrical face with glowing flawless skin. The bombardment of advertisements selling beauty products, magazines encouraging beauty treatments and dishing out home remedies to every cosmetic issue, add to the growing confusing.
Over the years, we have all come to believe that a beauty regime depends on what we eat, when we eat, what we drink, how much we drink, how long we sleep, quality of sleep, and more routine activities we perform involuntarily throughout the day. However, if one began to measure every little act, living would be a big math problem.
Read on for some beauty myths-THAT ARE NOT TRUE. Busted!
Myth: Pulling out gray hair causes more to appear.
Fact: For some, graying occurs prematurely and to a few it happens at a later stage in life. Growing gray hair is a natural process which is bound to happen to all of us at some time or the other. Many believe that pulling out a gray hair makes you grow two gray hair in the same spot. If this were true wouldn’t baldness be cured by now? So, when you actually pull out a gray hair a new one grows. Its color purely depends on whether you have a premature graying tendency or not.
Myth: Shaving will make your hair grow back darker and thicker.
Fact: Razors have a bad reputation among women. Although many would agree that they are convenient to use, the popular belief about them is that shaving makes hair grow thicker. Hair growth is always wider at the root and thinner towards its tip. So, when a razor cuts the hair at the root, it cuts out the widest part. When the hair starts to grow back, the wider part grows, making it a bit coarser. The initial growth of the thicker shaft makes one feel as though the hair grows back thicker than normal. A useful tip while getting a clean shave would be to go against the hair growth and get a closer shave.
Myth: Wearing nail polish all the time will make your nails turn yellow.
Fact: No. Wearing nail paint is not going to turn your nails permanently yellow. When you wear a color on your nails for a long time the porous nature of your nails quickly absorbs the pigment, leaving a stain on them. Also, your nails need oxygen to stay and grow healthy. Layering them with paint prevents them from getting any oxygen. Thus, they turn yellow. However, this is a temporary phenomenon.
Myth: Curling eye lashes with mascara on them can break them.
Fact: In fact a layer of mascara on your lashes prevents any kind of damage to the hair.
Myth: Your skin gets used to the products and eventually stops showing any results.
Fact: Your skin never adapts to any beauty product. In fact the tingling sensation you feel when you first apply certain products, it your skin’s way of saying don’t do it.
Much of your healthy skin can be attributed to components of your lifestyle, which are exercise, diet, sleep patterns and healthcare. Your skin mirrors what happens inside your body and how well you treat it. Thus, to maintain the glow of a flawless complexion pay attention to what’s happening with your body.