The 9 Worst Beauty Tips on Pinterest

The 9 Worst Beauty Tips on Pinterest
Well-known fact: the Internet lies. Yes, the Internet—even our favorite source of inspiration, Pinterest—lies. It fills our heads with false hope of excellent results from beauty concoctions that cost pennies to make. Don’t be fooled. Scroll through for the nine worst beauty tips on Pinterest!
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    Applying Eyeliner to Your Eyelash Curler

    Applying Eyeliner to Your Eyelash Curler
    There’s no way this works. Even if the eyeliner does transfer some color, we’re throwing the flag on this image.
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    DIY Hair Removal With Coffee Grounds and Baking Soda

    DIY Hair Removal With Coffee Grounds and Baking Soda
    Given that the results from store-bought hair removal systems are aren’t exactly stellar, don’t expect much from coffee grounds and baking soda (except maybe decent exfoliation).
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    Putting Listerine on a Pimple

    Putting Listerine on a Pimple
    Yes, alcohol dries out pimples, but it also dries out the healthy, surrounding skin. Leaveoral hygiene products for your mouth only.
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    DIY Self-Tanner Using Black Tea

    DIY Self-Tanner Using Black Tea
    There are several issues here. First, application. You have to make the tea, let it cool, then put it in a spray bottle and spray on five layers. Be ready to dedicate a few hours to sunless tanning. Second, even though some people really like this method, the tan only lasts until you shower. It’s a lot of work with not a lot of payoff. But self-tanners are loaded with chemicals. If you’re looking for a DHA-free self-tanner, try Hylamide’sGlow Radiance Booster ($32).
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    Mayonnaise Moisturizer

    Mayonnaise Moisturizer
    Mayonnaise and baby oil as moisturizer? No.
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    Oreo Cookie Mascara

    Oreo Cookie Mascara
    Why? Just why?
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    Kitty Litter Face Mask

    Kitty Litter Face Mask
    This one is just gross.
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    Brown Sugar Hair Straightening

    Brown Sugar Hair Straightening
    Buzzfeed says it’s a lie, and we believe them.
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    Hairspray will clog your pores. If you’re looking a makeup setting spray, spend money a quality product, like Urban Decay’s All Nighter Long-Lasting Setting Spray ($30).
    Pictured: L'Oréal Elnett Satin Strong Hold Hairspray ($13)
    Have you ever tried any of these Pinterest tips? Did we miss any other outrageous pins? 

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