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Don’t try ANY new beauty product on your face or scalp without first testing it on a small patch of skin. EVER. Because if you do, this could be you…
Treatment Burns Teen’s Eyebrows
Polly Smith discovered she was allergic to a dye used in an eyebrow treatment. Her brows suffered terrible swelling and her brows fell out. No such thing as ‘permanent’, Molly.
YouTube Face Mask Fans ‘Flame On!’
Marie Lopez is a successful French YouTube vlogger. Then one day she shared a home-made face mask. One of its ingredients was cinnamon, which, applied topically, burns the skin. Now imagine hundreds – thousands! – of Marie’s fans tweeting AIYEEE!
Nail Eating Nail Polish
We never expect our nails to be susceptible to chemical discoloration. They’re supposed to be tough. They’re cuticles, dammit! But they’re just as vulnerable as everything else.
Another Allergic Reaction To Hair Dye
This reaction made her face swell. She has since sworn off hair dying. Meanwhile, she’s as cute as a girl can be with a totally swollen face.
WEN Your Hair Falls Out
Tracie Hashton had this awful experience with WEN hair cleanser. Again: You just never know with chemicals.
That’s One Hot Back Henna Tattoo
It’s always fun till some teenage girl burns her skin. But hey, now it’s a story, plus a little real tat cred. If you don’t want this, avoid black henna tattoos.
Say ‘Buggy Beauty Blender’ 10X Fast
Stevie Miller was suspicious about holes in her beauty blender sponge. She cut it open, on YouTube, and out sprang a nest of insects.
Blinded By Halloween Contacts
Poor Leah Carpenter tore a cornea and went partially blind in one eye after inserting contacts to make her look like a zombie. Be careful, your eyes are not a game.
Makeup Mirrors Start House-Fire
Now this is different. Usually it’s teenage faces catching fire. But a lens…sunlight…time…it works just as well indoors as when you’re lost in the woods trying to cook a squirrel.
Eyelash Curler Clipped Miley’s Lashes
Yes, Even Miley. Somehow we doubt it got her down very long.