Weird & Fun Beauty Facts
According to a survey by Hairtrade.com, the average woman’s makeup bag is worth £231; the most expensive items being foundation (average of £18) and moisturiser (average of £21).
The average skin, when stretched out, is 2 square meters long.
You lose 20-100 hairs a day.
Israel has taken a stand against the pressures of the fashion industry. They passed a law that all models have to have a body mass index of 18.5 or more to be legally hired. Male and female models must have doctor’s consent stating they are not underweight with a BMI of at least 18.5. The law also bans people that are visibly too thin to model and the use of photo manipulation to make models appear thinner. They are working to reinvent the definition and ideals of beauty to something realistic and healthy.
Every minute, your skin sheds over 30,000 dead cells.
1 in 110,000 people have albinism – a lack of melanocytes.
It takes up to 6 months for babies to develop their permanent skin tone.
Ancient Egyptians for both cosmetic and medicinal purposes – the perfume “Kyphi” was also used to cure lung, intestinal and liver ailments!
Those with natural blonde hair have more hair on average. Blondes have about 140,000 hairs on their head, brunettes 110,000, people with black hair 108,000 and red heads come in last with an 80,000 average.
Having a bath in strong black tea can take away the sting and swelling of sunburn.
If you’re prone to frizzy hair, after washing your hair instead of wrapping it in a towel – wrap it in a cotton tshirt instead as it’s much less agitating.
Dabbing flax seed oil along your lash line encourages fuller and longer lashes.
Something a bit different for our blogs – hope you enjoyed!
To contact Beauty Haven, phone 02890 666628.