What you do when you're alone (behind the bathroom door, in front of a mirror, without your phone) is your business. If you're into beauty, you might use that time to go to
town on ingrown hairs plaguing your bikini line. Maybe you'll dance in place until the four different face masks on your ass start to dry. Or take 37 selfies of your body moles for monthly self-monitoring.
Get ready to feel a hell of a lot better about what you like to keep between you and your mirror — because when John Wooden said it's the things you do when no one is watching that reveal your true character, he
probably wasn't thinking about beauty treatments.
Rashida Jones: Face Yoga Despite sounding like something you should be doing with your eyebrows during downward dog, facial yoga has been grabbing headlines as of late — promising to tighten and tone your skin like a ModelFit class would your muscles. And you can count Jones as a fan of the DIY massage technique, who recently told she does it (and does it often) in the comfort of her home. "I can’t tell if it really makes a difference, but it feels like it wears out my muscles and I'm doing something important," she laughed. "I don't know, I think I like it. But I definitely can't do it in public. It looks really stupid."
Teri Hatcher: Red Wine Baths In authors Kym Douglas and Cindy Pearlman answered the question every wino has wondered: The Black Book of Hollywood Beauty Secrets, Can you really bathe in this shit? And if so, is there anyone who actually does? The answer, ladies and gentleman, is yes: Teri Hatcher. Instead of using old red wine for cooking, she dumps a cup of the stuff into her bath, and then uses the sediment that sinks to the bottom as a body exfoliator! Genius.
Jenna Dewan Tatum: Light-Up Mask The actress has no qualms getting behind the wheel with a sheet mask on, but Dewan Tatum told us that there is one facial treatment she prefers to do in private. "I have an LED face mask that my facialist Shani Darden gave me," she said. "It's from Korea and I terrify people when I have it on. I look like Jason from Halloween. That's the only thing I wouldn't do in public — everything else, I don't really care. It also comes with a cord, so unless you have plugs with you everywhere, it's hard to do on the go."
Mandy Moore: Eyebrow Tinting Never one to hide her enthusiasm for sheet masks or a weird facial gadget from her Instagram followers, you might think Moore has zero shame when it comes to beauty. But alas: "In the comfort of my own home, I love getting my eyebrows tinted," she told . "But you look like a crazy person when the temporary dye is just sitting on your eyebrows — it looks like someone took a sharpie and colored giant, fake, black eyebrows your face. I wouldn't go out like that. Too embarrassing."
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Madonna: Butt Facial When word got around that the undisputed Queen of Pop created a magnetic-coated clay mask that costs, if bought in conjunction with her electromagnetic wand, a cool $600, it didn't sound that outlandish by Madonna's standards. But then she added that she slathers the stuff on on her ass regularly — and thinks you should probably do the same. "I encourage it," she told Refinery29. "Don't you want soft skin on your butt? The butt has an audience — of one, at least." Removing such a thing from your arse, though, might require a helping hand. "You can lay down [on your stomach]. He can rub your feet — or she — while your mask is setting for seven to 10 minutes. And then you can get some magnetic head on your behind." Sounds like grounds for staying in to us.
Debra Messing: Colonic Rumors swirled for years that colon hydrotherapy can contribute to clearer, brighter skin — a claim that's (understandably) been met with mixed opinions from experts — but no matter how much Messing gets the treatment done, you won't hear her talking about it in detail. "I think [the why] speaks for itself — it's pretty self explanatory," she laughed in a recent .
Lucy Hale: Bubble Face Mask In case you've ever wondered what Hale does in her spare time: Earlier this summer, we reported on her experience with the bizarrely satisfying treatment that is the bubble mask. Regardless of the fact that she, at the time, knowingly resembled a gray-colored blowfish, she said with gusto, "I'm going to do this every day. It’s just too fun."
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