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Which Weird Hyped Up Beauty Treatments are Actually Dangerous?

Which Weird Hyped Up Beauty Treatments are Actually Dangerous?

Tips from the best-meaning sites can actually go very wrong. Better be safe than sorry. Here’s our 2 cents to help you stay away from the most hyped up beauty treatments that are actually dangerous.

Here’s a Look at Some Hyped Up Beauty Treatments…

Ear Candling:

People apparently take hollow tubes coated with wax or paraffin and set it on fire. The idea is to melt earwax. Bad idea: this can lead to burns, blockages and ruptured eardrums. Instead, the American Academy of Otolaryngology recommends washing the external ear with a cloth but to avoid putting anything into the actual ear canal, because you can push wax deeper. It recommends using a few drops of mineral oil or baby oil to soften the wax, which will then work its way out on its own. So even cotton swabs are a bad idea. If you think your earwax is bad enough to require removal, see a specialist.

Laser Hair Removal:

If you go with a board-certified dermatologist, this can work and produce good results. But lots of folks have this done at salons where the staff is not exactly board-certified by anybody, so bad results like burns, scars, abnormal pigmentation and other problems can occur.

Brazilian Blowouts:

These keratin-based treatments often involve formaldehyde, a carcinogen which you can end up breathing in during the treatment. This can cause nosebleeds, dizziness and blurred vision—and did we mention formaldehyde causes cancer?

Fish-Cures:

As bizarre as this may sound, people get treatments for their feet in which fish supposedly remove the dead skin when you dunk your feet inside a small tank. There are better ways to exfoliate your feet—and unlike the fish-cures, they won’t spread infections and have a much lower eww-factor.

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Eyebrow Waxing:

This can be very damaging to the follicles and spreads bacteria, which is never a good look.

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