Mothers are a famously knowledgeable bunch. From relationship advice and why you should never eat yellow snow to juicy family gossip and old-school beauty wisdom, they’re always ready to jump in and offer counsel whenever you need it (and always when you don’t). But a mom who’s also wise to the dangers of the skin-care “hacks” you’ll find floating all over Pinterest deserves a little extra recognition — perhaps even viral internet fame.
Reddit user mintsweets sent their mom a meme that called out the cold, hard truth about what you should really do with those DIY lemon and baking soda masks — throw them right in the trash — and her response was totally on-point. “LEMON JUICE & BAKING SODA THAT’S INSANITY,” she replied, caps-lock and all. “tHAT’S TO REMOVE SOAP SCUM OFF YOU SINK.”
Maybe mother really does know best when it comes to beauty — after all, we already know how much we regret not having listened to her about plucking our brows.
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