A not-so-secret trick of the beauty industry is hemorrhoid cream. What temporarily shrinks inflamed butt tissue does wonders for tightening puffy morning-after eyes and temporarily reducing the size of the luggage carried under your peepers. Makeup artists use it on photo shoots and we’re pretty sure it Lindsey Lohan buys it by the case considering her nocturnal habits. Glossy editors are quick to recommend its use in their abundant “unconventional beauty tips.”
But now one company, German drugmaker Schering, has gotten hip to the beautiful people’s trade in tush tricks and warned consumers not to use hemorrhoid cream on their faces. [via MSNBC] They even went so far as to print a warning on their label after a male stylist disclosed the secret on Norwegian television.
Get your Preparation H and other hemorrhoid creams at drugstore.com. Ointment won’t work as well as the cream. We’re not advocating butt cream for your eyes even though we know that the Euro-warning will do nothing to stop Janice Dickinson and the rest of the in-the-know set from smearing it around their eyes.
A Shefinds reader sent along this info today: This is DANGEROUS. Use only in emergencies and SPARINGLY- for real. Prep H makes your blood vessels constrict and can raise blood pressure. If u r on the pill this is very bad news- hello blood clot! Try the Canadian kind- buy online from canadiandrugstores.com– thats the good stuff the old hollywood stars used to use- its mega rich cream. Just thought we’d share…