myth squad

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The Myth Squad – Aloe Vera is just for summer

The Myth Squad – Aloe Vera is just for summer

We're shattering the myth that aloe vera is only for sunburns “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius I have been working on streamlining and simplifying my life for awhile now. I do confess that I have more than my share of beauty products for a rainbow of uses. But, in my perfect “green world,”…
The Myth Squad – Do you only need sunscreen when it’s sunny?

The Myth Squad – Do you only need sunscreen when it’s sunny?

My latest mission? To get all of my clothes, makeup and accessories organized. Move the cold weather items needed now to a place within easy reach, store the warm weather things until their needed later. But there's one item that isn't getting moved to the back of the cabinet for later use, sunscreen. Believe it or not, sunscreen is one…
The Myth Squad – a bar of soap is bad for your skin

The Myth Squad – a bar of soap is bad for your skin

The first time I heard the urban legend that washing with a bar of soap is bad for your skin, I was thirteen and at a neighborhood barbeque. One lady was bragging that the reason her skin always looked great is because she never, ever used soap on her face. I was just starting my battle with teenage acne and…
The Myth Squad – 100 brush strokes a night

The Myth Squad – 100 brush strokes a night

Is this tip relevant or an old fashioned myth? vintage brush set photo: needful junque via etsy There was a time when one of the most commonly practiced beauty tips for beautiful hair was to brush your hair 100 times per day. Today, it's one of those beauty tips that has continued to spread among women searching for shiny, silky,…
The Myth Squad – why use a Silk Pillowcase?

The Myth Squad – why use a Silk Pillowcase?

We're very happy to present a new we heart this feature; The Myth Squad. We'll examine the myths and legends that you've heard hundreds of times, and determine if they're valid and should be brought into your routine, or banished to the old wives tale file. Today, we have wht member Holly delving into the staple of every 50s housewife,…