Can You Use Toothpaste To Remove Hair? Beauty Blogger Says Yes - But Not Everyone Is Convinced
Each time you go on the inernet, you're bound to come across a new make-up hack or beauty trend - and each one even stranger than the last.
From bizarre eyebrows to manicures,face sculpting and ways to make your boobs grow, you probably thought you'd seen it all by this point.
However there's a new craze sweeping social media and it's all thanks to beauty vlogger Madina Shrienzada, who claims you can remove hair from your body by applying toothpaste to the area.
She told all 413,000 followers that it's "easy" to do.
The young mum spreads the mixture onto her arm, lets it dry for a while before rubbing it in harder.
Once it's dry, she wipes it off with a wet cloth in the opposite direction from the hair growth and those watching the clip will see visible pieces of hair being removed from her arm.
Madina claims the turmeric is "a calming agent for the skin", while the toothpaste is "the main agent for hair removal".
Almost 200,000 people have watched her video so far - but not everyone was impressed when they gave the hack a go.
A lot of viewers saw no results - other than their skin turning yellow from the turmeric.
One said: "Ok I lost 20 minutes of my life and yellowed my skin! Wow!!"
Another commented: "I also tried it but no results."
A third wrote: "Big fail."
And to make matters worse an expert is now advising against the whole thing.
Speaking to Cosmopolitan magazine, Mona Gohara, M.D. dermatologist at Yale University said: "Toothpaste is a skin irritant - it's meant for your teeth, not for your skin or hair.
"It may make a good paste, like how sugaring is a good paste for removing hair, but it can also be irritating and not that effective."