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Old-Fashioned Beauty Tricks That Still Work

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    The beauty world thrives on innovation. It seems like there's a new product out every minute that can solve your problems better than anything that's come before it. And, while we dearly love the thrill and the excitement around trying something new, there are a few tried-and-tested golden oldies that we still think do the job better than all the whippersnappers hitting the shelves now. Yes, old-fashioned products like cold cream, witch hazel, and even baby oil are still tops on our list as go-to beauty treatments.

    Here, we put together a list of our favorite time-tested beauty cures, along with notes on what they excel at. So, put away that PYT and take a gander at these throwback treatments — they just keep getting better with age.


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