Cross-posted from Elle.com
Let's face it: much like your first tube of red lipstick, it might be time to toss your mom's beauty advice. From putting toothpaste on pimples to sleeping with a meat mask, Elle collected the best bits of outdated beauty advice and revised these secrets to suit the modern woman.
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