HEALTHY LIVING
09/20/2011 08:47 am ET Updated Nov 20, 2011

6 Beauty Secrets To Steal From Your Grandma (Plus 2 To Skip)

While modern-day women have a huge arsenal of products available to us to get glam, our grandmothers often looked just as gorgeous -- with much less. Their tips and tricks were wallet-friendly, creative and often yielded jaw-dropping results. We tracked down beauty, skin and hair experts to tell us what your grandmother got right (and what she didn't!).

"If there's something your grandmother recommends that you use and like, don't change it, but there are new, inexpensive products that may work better than the old stuff," says Dr. Jeffrey Dover, associate clinical professor of dermatology at Yale University School Of Medicine and director of SkinCare Physicians in Boston, Mass. Always test out a remedy before going full-on to see if it works on your skin.

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Beauty Secrets From Your Grandmother You Should Still Use (And Some You Shouldn’t)
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Beauty Secrets From Your Grandmother You Should Still Use (And Some You Shouldn’t)