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6 Beauty Trends that are Extremely Dangerous to Health

Women go through a lot in the name of fashion and beauty

Everyone wants to look good, but some beauty trends can be bad for your health. You should know if the trend you’re getting into might be bad for you, and that’s where we come in. Dermatologists confirmed that there is no scientific basis to prove the efficacy of the beauty product and that the user is at risk of “getting sick” if overdose.

6 Beauty Trends that are Extremely Dangerous to Health
6 Beauty Trends that are Extremely Dangerous to Health ( Image Credit: Dreamstime )

In fact, people often buy from experience and communicate with each other, who believe it is not prescribed by doctors because it is not medicine. Many people will buy on own without any prescription by the specialist doctor which can cause harm.

Here are 6 popular beauty trends that you didn’t know are actually dangerous. If you’re doing any of this stuff, just stop and move on to something different!

Tanning

Although people think that a tan gives them a ‘healthy’ glow, any tan is a sign of skin damage. Indoor Tanning beds and sunlamps are often used for cosmetic purposes, but the ultraviolet radiation from these devices poses serious health risks that can damage the skin, which can tend to skin burns, premature skin aging, skin cancer and eye damage.

Braids and weaves

For many people, maintaining the perfect hairstyle is a central thing. Using Braids and weaves to achieve a look without thinking of the consequences is common, but the damaging results are far from pretty. Getting braids or a weave may lead to permanent hair loss. This type of hair loss, called central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, occurs on the crown of the head and leads to scarring.

Tattoos

A tattoo is a permanent mark on your skin. It breach the skin, which cause that skin infections and other complications including: Allergic reactions. Tattoo dyes — especially green, blue, red, yellow dyes — can cause allergic skin reactions, such as an itchy rash at the tattoo site. The number of tattoos a person gets is linked to an increased risk of Hepatitis C which can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. Especially if the needle used to create your tattoo is contaminated with infected blood.

Botox

Botox is used to lessen the appearance of wrinkles on face. It must be used only under a doctor’s care. It’s important that injections be placed precisely in order to avoid side effects in future. Botox therapy can be dangerous if it’s administered incorrectly. Contact lenses that widen your eyes Contact lenses which are used to widen your eyes, could cause vision problems. The lack of quality control could lead to problems ranging from mild irritations to blindness-inducing infections.

Skin bleaching creams

Skin bleaching creams contain high levels of mercury. It is used in skin-lightening creams because it blocks the production of the skin pigment melanin. Exposure to mercury can have serious health consequences which can lead to the kidneys damage and the nervous system

If you see the words like calomel, mercurous chloride, mercurio, mercuric or mercury, kindly stop using the product instantly.

Be aware, it may harm if these things are not done exactly as they should. It’s better to leave the dermatology trends to the dermatologist!

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The author MaxCure Hospitals

MaxCure Group of Hospitals is the fastest growing multi-speciality chain in India. Established in the year 2011, MaxCure Group of Hospitals has the vision to offer clinical excellence through experienced doctors, high-end infrastructure and transparent patient care which is on par with the best in the world.