The Weirdest Beauty Tips You've Heard
Can toothpaste really zap pimples? Experts explain whether the wacky beauty tips you've been told actually work
Hair growthWeird Tip: Using hot pepper sauce on your roots will help hair grow. -- Seana via Facbook
Expert answer: This is a popular rumor, says Fris. "Cayenne pepper has been used in at-home remedies for centuries. They say that it helps improve blood circulation to the scalp, through oral ingestion or by applying at the root. If you are going to try this treatment, you need to apply the [pepper sauce] all over the scalp," he advises. But "the jury is still out on this one -- I have yet to come across anyone who has seen results from this treatment," he says. While Eugene Toye, stylist at the Rita Hazan Salon, says "hot pepper sauce is great for food, NOTHING ELSE!"
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