A case of at-home microneedling gone wrong. It’s one of a number of viral beauty hacks pushed on social media platform TikTok that dermatologists say you should avoid. Photo: Instagram
A case of at-home microneedling gone wrong. It’s one of a number of viral beauty hacks pushed on social media platform TikTok that dermatologists say you should avoid. Photo: Instagram
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The worst viral beauty trends on TikTok and why you should avoid them, from sunscreen contouring to microneedling at home

  • Gwyneth Paltrow has been criticised by skincare industry insiders for revealing she selectively applies sunscreen on the areas of her face where the sun hits first
  • At-home microneedling increases the risk of spreading bacteria from spots, cysts and wounds to your face – if you want the procedure, get it done professionally

A case of at-home microneedling gone wrong. It’s one of a number of viral beauty hacks pushed on social media platform TikTok that dermatologists say you should avoid. Photo: Instagram
A case of at-home microneedling gone wrong. It’s one of a number of viral beauty hacks pushed on social media platform TikTok that dermatologists say you should avoid. Photo: Instagram
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