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The Heart Bangs Beauty Trend That Might Cause You Acne

Halley Medical Aesthetics | 17 Nov 2015

Heart Bangs Hair is a beauty trend in South Korea. With a curling iron and hairspray, it is styled to last the day. But will the hairspray cause acne?

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These days, the trend it seems is to wear your heart in your hair. Now before you get even more confused and start pulling on your luscious locks – we’re taking about beauty style that is.

To be factual, it’s not clear how and when this phenomenon started but most roads seem to lead to South Korea, which comes as no surprise.

How to Style the Heart Bangs Hair?

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The Koreans call it the ‘Hateu Aapmuhri’ or ‘Heart Bangs Hair’. This style is achieved by using a curling iron to curl the fringe inwards and the look is kept in place by applying a generous, some would even say copious, amount of hairspray.

Sounds simple enough but that’s when the real problem starts for many and we’re not talking about their hair spraying or curling technique.

What’s in a Hairspray?

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Hairsprays contain polymers and solvents – where the former acts like glue and the latter is used to dissolve the ingredients into a solution. Our skin being the largest organ is also one of the most sensitive and when it comes into contact with chemicals, the reaction can, at times, be perilous.

One of the most common is inflammatory skin leading to acne breakouts. The Heart Bangs Hair might just cause you acne.

Contrary to popular belief, acne breakouts is not a problem that’s only confined to teenagers on the verge of puberty. It can occur well into adulthood and while the causes may vary, which includes the heavy reliance on products like makeup and hairspray, the negative impact is all too familiar and similar.

There are skincare regimes that can help prevent breakouts but what about for those who are already afflicted?

Acne No More Treatment from Halley Medical Aesthetics

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Our Acne No More treatment not only relieves you of the condition but more importantly, it gets to the root of the problem. The treatment consists primarily of four steps – treating the acne, getting rid of pigmentations, reducing redness of skin and scar removal.

Trends in general may seem like a fleeting instance; it’s only a matter of time when the next one takes over. So even though it’s fine to hop onboard the latest bandwagon to experience what it has to offer, long-term effects and side effects must be given due consideration. “Like fashion trends, beauty fads come and go. Just be sure to exercise caution and be sure to have a good skincare regime that cleanses, hydrates, and protects your face. If in doubt, consult a doctor,” says Dr. Terence Tan, Director of Halley Medical Aesthetics.

The ‘heart bangs hair’ trend will not be around for long and that’s for sure. But the things that should are your smile and confidence.

If you’re concerned about your acne breakout, make an appointment with us today and for better skin tomorrow. So on hindsight, keep wearing your heart on your sleeve!

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