Cosmetics

16 Things We’re Used to That Are Unacceptable in Japan

16 Things We’re Used to That Are Unacceptable in Japan
Places
4 months ago

Japan’s intricate web of social conventions and behavioral norms can perplex first-time visitors, who often stand out due to seemingly minor cultural blunders. While the Japanese tend to be understanding of well-intentioned tourists inadvertently breaching their etiquette, it’s better to familiarize oneself with these nuances to avoid any misunderstandings.

Why Acne Appears on These 8 Body Areas, and What You Should Do

Why Acne Appears on These 8 Body Areas, and What You Should Do
Health
4 months ago

Acne is like a detective, giving us clues about our body and potential health issues. However, in many instances, it’s not some complicated medical puzzle — it often boils down to basic lifestyle factors that we can tweak without much hassle. The key here is to identify the triggers behind those pesky pimples and take immediate steps to mitigate them.

Insects in Your Makeup || The Shocking History of Lipstick

Insects in Your Makeup || The Shocking History of Lipstick
Curiosities
4 months ago

Marilyn Monroe once said, “Put on some red lipstick and live a little!” She was very much aware of the empowering effects that lipsticks have on people. But have you ever stopped and wondered what makes a little tube of color this confidence-boosting and power-inducing? And how did it come into existence? The story of lipstick is a fascinating and even shocking one! So, let’s jump back in time to take a closer look at its evolution!

Patrick Dempsey Left a Hit TV Show to Save His Marriage, and He Never Looked Back

Patrick Dempsey Left a Hit TV Show to Save His Marriage, and He Never Looked Back
Relationships
11 months ago

For 11 seasons, he was one of the most famous doctors in the world, but in 2015, he left his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd behind and broke the hearts of thousands of viewers. What people didn’t know at the time was that Patrick had made this decision out of love. His work took up a huge part of his life, and the only way to get back his wife, Jillian Fink, was to sort out his priorities and put his family first. Patrick and Jillian patched things up, called off their split, and, 23 years later, are still together.

15+ Japanese School Rules That Surprise Even the Locals

15+ Japanese School Rules That Surprise Even the Locals
Places
11 months ago

Japan is a country with many surprises. Even the learning process there doesn’t start in the fall: Japanese students start school in April and take a break in March. But this is not the only aspect that seems odd when it comes to their education system.We decided to learn more about how the Japanese live. And at the end of the article, there’s a bonus proving that this country has a lot of unusual school rules.

12 Products Beauty Gurus Are Secretly Using That You Can Get on Amazon

12 Products Beauty Gurus Are Secretly Using That You Can Get on Amazon
Shopping
year ago

You can use an at-home ingredient, like brown sugar, to exfoliate your skin. It is not as harsh on your skin as salt can be — so even if you have sensitive skin, applying brown sugar can do the trick. Because it might feel a bit sticky on your body at first, rinsing it off carefully is a good idea after exfoliating. But since there is no limit to perfection, we suggest you pay attention to the products below that will help you exceed all possible beauty limits.

10 Facts That Prove Egyptians Were the First Makeup and Beauty Influencers in History

10 Facts That Prove Egyptians Were the First Makeup and Beauty Influencers in History
Curiosities
year ago

The ancient Egyptian civilization appreciated beauty and perfection so much that they were at the forefront of sophisticated cosmetics and beauty regimens. From makeup and hairstyling to manicures and dermatological treatments to postpone the effects of aging, they cared for everything. Many of the cosmetics used today in our beauty routines are, in fact, evolved versions of those utilized by the ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago.

11 Times Marketers Created a Problem That Didn’t Exist to Make More Money Off of Us

11 Times Marketers Created a Problem That Didn’t Exist to Make More Money Off of Us
Curiosities
year ago

Usually, manufacturers have to create needs in potential consumers to sell their products. And some of these needs have nothing to do with reality. For example, they try to make us believe that split ends are some sort of a disease or that gluten is dangerous for your health. We decided to find out what “problems” were created by marketers to make us buy more.

A Day in the Life of an Astronaut in Space

A Day in the Life of an Astronaut in Space
Curiosities
5 months ago

THE ANNOUNCEMENT DAY Hello everyone, and welcome to my space vlog! I’m so excited because I have a big announcement to make! After completing years of training, the day I have been waiting for all my life is finally here! I was always happy to be among the 350 people who have been selected to be NASA astronauts, you know. And here’s a fun fact for you; the “Original Seven” is included in that number. So, it’s fair to say I’m in the legends league. But the great news is that now I’m finally done with the virtual reality lab, and I’m actually going to go to space! There are so many things I need to do to get ready for my first mission, so I’ll keep today’s vlog short. But get ready to hear all about my space adventures in the upcoming days.

14 Amazon Products You Can Add to Your Beauty Care Routine

14 Amazon Products You Can Add to Your Beauty Care Routine
Shopping
year ago

According to studies, skin renewal takes 28 days, the same amount as the ovulation cycle. It’s amazing how everything in our bodies is interconnected! Your lifestyle, your diet, the amount of sleep you get, and the products you use can make a dramatic difference in your appearance.In this list, you’ll find products that sort out the little problems in your routine to make you glow every day without exception.

Why It’s Good for Kids to Wear Makeup, and What Age Isn’t Too Early, According to Psychologists

Why It’s Good for Kids to Wear Makeup, and What Age Isn’t Too Early, According to Psychologists

Parents may notice one day that their kid loves makeup. Your offspring may be deeply intrigued by sparkly lip gloss, shiny eyeshadow, or the fluffy brushes from your makeup box. All these tools allow them to unleash their creativity on their cute faces and create wonderful masterpieces that may sometimes shock and stun their parents. Let’s take a look at what specialists think about this washable, temporary way for kids to explore their creative side.

11 Male Celebrities Who Are Not Too Shy to Share Their Beauty Secrets

11 Male Celebrities Who Are Not Too Shy to Share Their Beauty Secrets
People
year ago

Lately, researchers have found that more and more men are open to breaking stereotypes by using various beauty and skincare products. This is contrary to what we traditionally experience, where women dominate the world of cosmetics. Even famous men are meticulous about their self-care routine and are not shy about sharing these with all of us.

From a Depressed Housewife to a Model at 58, How Caroline Labouchere Proves Life Only Begins After 50

From a Depressed Housewife to a Model at 58, How Caroline Labouchere Proves Life Only Begins After 50
People
year ago

Modern women face more and more beauty challenges. One of them is the very idea of having gray hair. People admit that it takes huge courage and self-confidence to embrace going gray, and the silver shade on women’s heads needs to be dyed and colored to ensure they’re accepted by society. However, there are some women who prove that gray hair is not a burden, but rather, a beautiful accessory that adds immaculate charm to any woman. And today’s heroine can prove this by her own example.

15 Celebrities Who Are Not Afraid to Show Their Photos Without Makeup

15 Celebrities Who Are Not Afraid to Show Their Photos Without Makeup
People
year ago

Everyone looks beautiful with makeup on, but this isn’t a beauty standard that’s necessary to follow. We all know that it’s quite hard to feel equally confident with and without it. However, the following celebs were brave enough to show us that natural beauty is better than any kind of cosmetics.

15 Useful Gifts From Amazon for Makeup Maniacs

15 Useful Gifts From Amazon for Makeup Maniacs
Shopping
year ago

Many people who are fond of cosmetics often buy different things for emotional reasons. And it makes perfect sense, but it’s truly great when products are useful. Makeup should not only serve its original purpose but also make you happy.Bright Side made a list of gifts that can bring joy to any cosmetics fan.

A Girl Tests Beauty Products From the Past, and It’s Like Real Time Travel

A Girl Tests Beauty Products From the Past, and It’s Like Real Time Travel
Curiosities
year ago

Mako is a vintage makeup collector who tests and documents amazing beauty products from the past and shares her impressions with the world on her TikTok account. It’s unbelievable how much vintage beauty products can say about the beauty routine women followed in the twentieth century, and we learn this thanks to Mako. Teeny-tiny lipstick, a “hamburger” lipgloss, a lipstick carousel, and even liquid leg makeup women often used instead of stockings back in the day — here are just a few exotic pieces of good old cosmetics you can see in Mako’s videos.

15+ Women Reveal the Deepest Secrets of Their Jobs

15+ Women Reveal the Deepest Secrets of Their Jobs
Curiosities
year ago

Most people seek a college degree to pursue the job they long for. However, one of the most valuable points for recruiters is the practice we have gained in the work field. What we learn in the “school of life” is not found in classrooms or books. That is why, when a professional advises or recommends something to you, they speak with the voice of experience.

10 Times Lipstick Was More Than Just Makeup

10 Times Lipstick Was More Than Just Makeup
Curiosities
2 years ago

If you relate lipstick to modern history, you may be missing several thousands of years. The first instance of lipstick in recorded history is during the reign of Queen Puabi of Ancient Ur, circa 2450 BCE when she used a lip stain made of white lead and crushed red rocks. It wasn’t very healthy but, then again, fashion rarely is. Such is the power of a good lip shade that causes sales of premium lipsticks to remain high, even during times of recession. It’s called the Lipstick Effect.

9 Gorgeous Women of the Past Whose Beauty Secrets Might Sound Weird Today

9 Gorgeous Women of the Past Whose Beauty Secrets Might Sound Weird Today
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

It’s not that difficult for modern women to take care of themselves because store shelves are overwhelmed with beauty products. Moreover, cosmetology and plastic surgery will not only help you look younger but also correct any imperfections in your appearance. However, the stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood didn’t have access to all this beauty luxury that’s why they had to use various tricks, from normal to insane ones to stay on top.

Why You Should Allow Your Kids to Wear Makeup

Why You Should Allow Your Kids to Wear Makeup
Family & kids
2 years ago

Part of a healthy childhood is playing grown-up, and this could mean wearing parents’ clothes or trying on Mommy’s lipstick and dabbing a bit of eye shadow here and there. But toddlers and pre-adolescents wearing makeup is still a controversial topic. Is it really okay to allow kids to explore cosmetics at such an early age?

11 Beauty Care Products We Use Wrong and Then Wonder Why They Don’t Work at All

11 Beauty Care Products We Use Wrong and Then Wonder Why They Don’t Work at All
Girls stuff
2 years ago

Most of us possess a tremendous amount of beauty care products. Various tubes, bottles, and jars for any part of the body just sit on our shelves and bedside tables. While we like some of them and use them regularly, there are also those that disappoint us with their inefficiency. That’s why they continue to just sit there because we don’t want to use them again and feel bad about throwing them away.

10+ Weird Things From the Past That’ll Keep You Amused for a Long Time

10+ Weird Things From the Past That’ll Keep You Amused for a Long Time
Curiosities
2 years ago

New times bring new values and behavioral norms to people. For example, the ways to show good manners continue to change and reflect the features of the epoch in which they arise. For example, in medieval France, people would wipe their hands on the tablecloth and drink soup straight from the bowl. Today these gestures would hardly be perceived as a sign of good manners.

10 Dangerous Self-Care Mistakes We Make When Trusting Beauty Bloggers

10 Dangerous Self-Care Mistakes We Make When Trusting Beauty Bloggers
Girls stuff
2 years ago

The internet gave birth to an enormous amount of beauty gurus who advertise, advise, and sometimes even invent various tricks to take care of themselves. However, the abundance and affordability of information require increased critical thinking because not all of these so-called advisors are experts in the beauty sphere. Perhaps you have already been inspired by someone’s example and do vacuum cupping or cleanse your face with ultrasound brushes. In this article, we are going to talk about the disadvantages of these methods.

9 Anti-Aging Tips Dermatologists Suggest You Ignore

9 Anti-Aging Tips Dermatologists Suggest You Ignore
Girls stuff
2 years ago

When it comes to anti-aging techniques, the advice is never-ending: exfoliate everyday, wash your face many times and maintain a complex skincare routine. Some of this advice is good and science-based, and then there are suggestions that won’t do you any good. Here at Bright Side, we love to bring you useful tips on how to keep yourself pretty and happy. Today, we’re debunking common myths related to anti-aging, and some of them may even surprise you.

13 Household Products That You Shouldn’t Just Throw Away

13 Household Products That You Shouldn’t Just Throw Away
Home
3 years ago

The easiest and most common thing to do when something is no longer useful is to throw it away, and then most of us just forget that the object even existed. But your garbage undergoes a whole cycle that not many people know about (dividing, recycling, etc). However, not all objects can be “thrown away” just like that. Some of the most common things we use every day, like batteries or cosmetics, are tremendously toxic and can actually have a big environmental impact if not treated properly. Some others, like hair or food scraps, can be reused without necessarily having to be treated by experts.

12 Celebrities That Proved You Can Be a Young Parent and Still Fulfill Your Dreams

12 Celebrities That Proved You Can Be a Young Parent and Still Fulfill Your Dreams
People
3 years ago

Clearly, having kids is a game-changer for anyone. You suddenly have to face completely new challenges for which there isn’t really any manual and barely guidelines that you can use. You have to trust your instincts and just do the best you can. Some people feel it’s better to wait, some others don’t and they become parents at a young age. And there are more than a few celebs that know about this last scenario.

7 Tips on How to Spot Fake Stuff

7 Tips on How to Spot Fake Stuff
Tips & tricks
3 years ago

Nowadays, the number of fake items floating around grows every day. From fake smartphones with thinner screens to fake bags that are also made with real leather, it’s hard to spot these imposters — it often seems like there’s no difference. But there is. You just need to look a little closer and you may find tiny differences.

9 Things That You’d Better Not Vacuum

9 Things That You’d Better Not Vacuum
Home
4 years ago

Vacuuming up broken or spilled things with a vacuum oftentimes sounds like the best solution, taking into account that many of us have wireless vacuums that can easily replace brooms. However, after a while we might find that our helpful appliance has a bad smell, that its working capacity has significantly decreased, or that it has stopped working altogether, for unknown reasons. And this is definitely because there are some things that shouldn’t be sucked up into a vacuum cleaner.

7 Reasons Why We Look Younger Than Our Parents at the Same Age

7 Reasons Why We Look Younger Than Our Parents at the Same Age
Curiosities
year ago

Look at your graduation album and the photos of your parents when they were high-school students. Why do they look adult and serious at that age, while you still look young and fresh? There are a bunch of logical explanations for this and it’s true that humankind really looks younger year-by-year.

11 Simple Life Hacks You Need to Try to See How Perfect They Are

11 Simple Life Hacks You Need to Try to See How Perfect They Are
Tips & tricks
6 months ago

If you were searching for life hacks that are not just simple but super effective, here they are. Facing small challenges every day can be tedious. But if we know ways to solve them, we don’t need to worry. No more lost earrings, dirty hands after Doritos, or noisy splashes in the bathroom at your boyfriend’s place.