10 Common Grooming Myths

Say goodbye to grooming myths and embrace the truth!

We've debunked 10 of the most ridiculous grooming myths so you can take care of your skin and hair with confidence. No more worrying about damaging your hair or causing skin irritation. Let's dive into the truth!

Myth #1: Soap is all you need to clean your face.

Fact: Soap can be harsh on your face, causing dryness and irritation. Opt for a gentle face cleanser such as VITAMAN's Face & Body Cleanser, designed specifically for your delicate skin.

Myth #2: Acne is caused by poor hygiene.

Fact: Acne is a complex condition influenced by genetics, hormones, stress, diet, and more. Practice good hygiene, but understand that other factors play a significant role.

Myth #3: Dandruff is caused by a dry scalp.

Fact: Dandruff can result from various factors, including oily skin, dry hair, fungal infections, or underlying skin conditions. Look for moisturising shampoo such as VITAMAN's Moisturising Shampoo tailored to combat dandruff.

Myth #4: Toothpaste dries out pimples overnight.

Fact: Toothpaste can irritate your skin and disrupt its natural barrier. Instead, try using an face mud mask such as VITAMAN's Face Mud Masque to unclog pores and prevent pimples.

Myth #5: Plucking a gray hair makes more grow back.

Fact: While plucking a single gray hair won't cause more to grow, excessive plucking can damage hair follicles and lead to hair loss. Embrace your natural hair or seek professional dyeing options.

Myth #6: Chocolate causes acne.

Fact: Chocolate alone doesn't directly cause acne. However, a high-sugar diet may contribute to acne. Dark chocolate with high cocoa solids can even offer skin benefits due to its antioxidants.

Myth #7: Shaving makes hair grow back thicker and darker.

Fact: Shaving doesn't affect hair thickness or color. However, improper shaving techniques can lead to irritation and razor burn. Use quality natural shaving products from VITAMAN's shave range to protect your skin.

Myth #8: Popping pimples makes them heal faster.

Fact: Popping pimples can worsen inflammation, increase the risk of infection, and cause scarring. Allow pimples to heal naturally or consider professional acne treatments.

Myth #9: Shave against the grain for a closer shave.

Fact: Shaving against the grain can lead to skin irritation, redness, and ingrown hairs. Shave with the grain, using natural VITAMAN shaving products for a comfortable and effective shave.

Myth #10: Washing your face with cold water closes pores.

Fact: Pores don't have muscles to open or close. Washing with cold water can soothe inflamed skin but won't alter pore size. Opt for a gentle face cleanser such as VITAMAN's Face & Body Cleanser with natural ingredients to keep your skin healthy.

Let's leave these grooming myths behind and embrace evidence-based practices for optimal skincare and haircare. Remember, when in doubt, consult professionals for personalised advice.

For any questions or suggestions, feel free to reach out to us at info@vitaman.com.au

We're here to help you on your grooming journey!