With wide assortment of beauty myths, it gets hard to make out what is true and what is not. Myths are supposed to be debunked but you will be surprised to know that some of the myths are true. Here are some of those beauty myths you never knew were true:
Do not rub your eyes, or else you might get wrinkles
You must have heard your mother telling you this quite a many times but you always ignored it thinking of it to be a stupid beauty myth. However, this beauty myth is real, as in; the delicate skin around your eyes gets fine lines when you keep on rubbing your eyes a lot. Crow’s feet you call them, and rubbing of eyes is certainly one of the reasons behind them.
Tight buns and ponytails lead to hair fall
You pull your hair tight back in a bun or a ponytail every day, and this means you are more prone to hair fall. This is because hair tied tight restricts blood flow to hair follicles, and the continuous tension pull hair from the roots. Therefore, do not make super tight buns and ponytails, and ensure you do not go for the same hairstyle every day.
Rinse beer for thicker and stronger hair
If you think beer is of no good for your hair because it is just a myth, you are wrong. Beer actually works wonders for the hair on your scalp. The vitamins and proteins present in it make your hair appear thicker, makes them strong and shinier. The alcohol present in it, works as a hair cleanser.
Filing nails in one direction is good
Coming to the myth that supports filing of nails in one direction, it is true. If you file your nails back and forth, you must understand that it is the worst thing you could ever do to your nails. It affects your nail health, leaving them chipped and broken. File your nails when they are dry and file them in one direction only.
Toothpaste cures acne
It sounds weird and no less than a stupid beauty myth, but it is actually true. Toothpaste helps one get rid of or to lessen the acne breakout owing to some very effective ingredients present in it. However, you should use it sparingly, or the harsh chemicals in toothpaste might leave your skin dry or irritated.