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Hillary Miles

Hillary is SavvyExaminer’s editor and contributing author is an Emmy award-winning national television writer, producer and marketing expert whose clients have included HGTV, The Food Network, CNN, TBS, TNT and The Cartoon Network.

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Myth #18 If You Stop Exercising Your Muscles Will Turn Into Fat

  Muscle is muscle and fat is fat. One does not undergo a metamorphosis where one turns into the other. If you have built up muscle, and you stop exercising, your muscle tissue will decrease in size. It’s also likely that you’ll get fat from sitting around doing nothing.   <<previous

Myth #17 Your Skin Pores Open With a Hot Compress and Close With a Cold Compress

  Your pores are not like flowers opening to the warm sunshine and closing with the cool of evening. It’s a myth.   <<previous  

Myth #16 Hemorrhoidal Creams Such As Preparation-H Shrink Eye Puffiness

One can almost see the logic behind this assumption; after all, it shrinks those nasty hemorrhoids…but the debunkers say it’s all a “pile” of hooey. The only thing that shrinks swollen tissue is a cold compress. Cucumber slices or an old pair of knickers will do the same thing, as long as they are cold.  …

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Myth #15 If Your Face Has Large Pores You Can Shrink Them With the Right Product

  This may be true, except for the fact that “the right product” hasn’t been invented yet. The best product for improving the look of large pores is Retin-A – a super exfoliator. Exfoliants get rid of dead skin and bacteria. They help your pores return to their original size if they have become more …

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Myth #14 Chocolate Causes Your Face To Break Out

  Pimples aren’t necessarily caused by diet. They are caused by clogged pores, unless the chocolate is being smeared over your face. I’m certainly glad about that beauty secret being debunked! Chocolate is, after all, one of nature’s greatest gifts. It’s also one of the tastiest aphrodisiacs.    

Myth #13 If You Are Allergic You Should Buy Organic Skin Care Products

  If you’re allergic to cucumbers, and they’re the secret ingredient in Mr. Natural’s face cream, you’ll be sorry.  Just because a product is kind to the earth doesn’t necessarily mean it will be kind to your skin. It may not contain harsh chemicals, and it may be cruelty-free, (all of which is good); however, …

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Myth #12 Don’t Mix Different Brands of Skincare Products

  Has a department store cosmetologist ever told you that the skin firming product you just bought for $50 won’t be effective if you cover it up with a different brand of moisturizer?  It’s amazing how many people buy that line. I certainly have, several times. If you’re wondering from where this twisted concept was …

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