Beauty Tips

Beauty Tips

Now TikTokers are using lube as a makeup primer

The latest viral TikTok trend involves applying intimate lubricant to the face as a primer, supposedly to get a glowing complexion.

22/10/2021 5:28:00 PM

The latest viral TikTok trend involves applying intimate lubricant to the face as a primer, supposedly to get a glowing complexion.

TikTok is full of sometimes ingenious and often crazy -- not to mention reckless -- beauty tips . The latest viral trend involves applying intimate lubricant to the face as a primer, supposedly to get a glowing complexion. Here's a look at why this latest hack is just another dodgy idea spotted on the social network.

... to which we could almost certainly add using lube to make your complexion more radiant.Acne, redness, allergiesHow on Earth did users of the social network come to apply intimate lubricant to their faces? Do we really want to know? Irrespective, the fact remains that videos on the subject are multiplying at speed, stirring the curiosity of TikTokers who are in turn experimenting. The idea involves applying lube to your face, or mixing it with your foundation, to use it as a makeup base or primer. It's nothing short of crazy, considering that -- who would have thought? -- your face and private parts have absolutely nothing in common. You've probably never thought of putting makeup down there... obviously! Well, the same goes for lube -- it's only meant to be used on a few -- very specific -- parts of the human body, and especially not on the face.

Australia detects first COVID-19 Omicron infections McGregor expects to resume sparring by April PM Lee says Covid-19 measures have worked because S'poreans trust PAP govt, know it will 'always have your back'

The scale of the phenomenon is such -- with more than 9.9 million views for the "lubeprimer" hashtag -- that some have begun to speak out against this hack, which can cause acne (since lube can clog pores), as well as irritation, redness and even allergies. Not to mention that this type of product should not come into contact with eyes. The Durex brand, a specialist in intimate lubricants, even responded to user

Sean Anthony, whose video has been viewed nearly two million times: "We appreciate the creativity here (and your makeup looks great) but we don't recommend using our lubricants on the face as makeup primers." Need we say more?The best thing to do is to keep intimate lubricants for their primary function, and invest in a 'real' base or primer to get a glowing complexion, or in a serum suited to your skin type.

Read more: Yahoo Singapore »

Cat in Turkey with two sets of ears has social media users falling in love with it

When a cobra became a murder weapon in India28-year-old Suraj Kumar was given a rare double-life sentence for killing his wife by making a cobra bite her. eer..ow he tell d korbra?opps with a magikal flute hor..

In secret vaccine contracts with governments, Pfizer took hard line in push for profit, report saysThe coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has proven a success. First to receive emergency use approval in the United States, the Pfizer shot has become the world's most popular, with 3.5 billion purchased. Sales could double in 2022, according to projections. But the rapid proliferation of the vaccine, under contracts negotiated between the company and governments, has unfolded behind a veil of strict secrecy, allowing for little public scrutiny of Pfizer's burgeoning power, even

Your Say: The authorities should look at ways to dispose of used antigen rapid test kits more safely

Taufik Batisah Says Goodbye To His Jurong West Maisonette, Which He Bought 12 Years Ago Using “All” His Savings

China is working on a way to extract oxygen from the moon’s surfaceChinese researchers are working on a way to extract oxygen from lunar soil that they hope will be used to sustain humans on the moon in the future. A team from the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation carried out experiments to do this using a small reactor during a previous lunar mission, which researcher Guo Linli said had “made some progress”. She did not say if it was the Chang’e 5 mission in December. Guo told a space conference in Shenzhen on Monday that there was a need to f

US lawmakers urge speedy action on U.S semiconductor chip fundingWASHINGTON :A bipartisan group of 38 U.S. House lawmakers on Thursday urged leaders in Congress to immediately set a path to advance legislation providing US$52 billion for U.S. semiconductor production including US$2 billion in support for chips used by the automotive industry.The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 in