Style We've answered all of 2016's most Googled beauty questions.

01:21  13 september  2017
01:21  13 september  2017 Source:   Mamamia

Miss USA Welcomes First Openly Transgender Contestant

  Miss USA Welcomes First Openly Transgender Contestant 'I want to help the LGBTQI community'Beauty pageant hopeful Anita Green will become the first transgender person to ever compete in Miss Montana USA on Saturday - an accolade she's fought for as part of her mission to re-educate society on what it means to be a beauty queen.

Google Trends has released their top 10 beauty questions for the year just gone, and we have to say, we ' ve asked just about all of them ourselves—so here are the questions AND our answers . Watch and learn, ladies.

Our go-to search engine, Google , have exposed exactly which beauty conundrums had us stumped in 2016 in their annual list of most popular questions . While we ’re all fingers and thumbs when it comes to the most Googled question of all (how to do a fishtail braid)

Bella Hadid backstage © James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock Bella Hadid backstage

The struggle is real, people.

Every day we womenfolk are faced with weird beauty task after weird beauty task – eyelash curling, need we say more? – and sometimes we need a little bit of help.

Google Trends have released their top 10 beauty questions for the year just gone, and we have to say, we’ve asked just about all of them ourselves – so here are the questions AND our answers.

#1: “How do I do a fishtail braid?”

Oh, PREACH. Attempting a fishtail braid can feel like a trying to fold origami paper cranes whilst wearing woolen mittens.

If you are ready to learn, then shake out those locks and put this on repeat:

There are two women who look exactly like the Kardashian sisters and WHAT THE HELL?

  There are two women who look exactly like the Kardashian sisters and WHAT THE HELL? Welcome to the parallel universe where Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are beauty bloggers from Dubai. The internet has recently discovered two sisters – Sonia and Fyza Ali – who are absolute dead ringers for the Kardashian sisters.

Steve Granitz/WireImage/Getty Images. Surprise, surprise: We looked to Google for all of the answers in 2015, including our most burning beauty questions . Today, the search engine released its year-end report, disclosing the most -searched questions and top trending topics in each category.

These Are the Beauty Questions You Couldn’t Stop Googling This Year – and We Have the Answers . By Kaitlyn Frey. Posted on December 14, 2016 at 12:50pm EST.

What to watch next
  • Entertainment news: Annual Australian Americana music awards kicks off

    Annual Australian Americana music awards kicks off

    Today Logo
    Today
    4:01
  • Clooney's wife enjoys watching old episodes of George in 'ER'

    Clooney's wife enjoys watching old episodes of George in 'ER'

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:37
  • Paris Hilton Is The Best Aunt

    Paris Hilton Is the best aunt

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:32
  • Russell Brand wants to be friends with ex Katy Perry

    Russell Brand wants to be friends with ex Katy Perry

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:31
  • Kardashian Fans Showing Loyalty With Tatoos

    Kardashian fans showing loyalty with tatoos

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:35
  • Lionsgate Buys Rights To Sandra Bullock Thriller

    Lionsgate buys rights to Sandra Bullock thriller

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:28
  • Selena Gomez reportedly moved in with The Weeknd — here's why it's not 'too soon'

    Selena Gomez reportedly moved in with The Weeknd

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:38
  • Demi Lovato is grateful to be alive

    Demi Lovato is grateful to be alive

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:36
  • Lady Gaga Reveals She'll Be Taking A Break From Music

    Lady Gaga reveals she'll be taking a break from music

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:41
  • Police Respond To Aaron Carter’s Reported Suicide Threat

    Police respond to Aaron Carter’s reported suicide threat

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:41
  • Beyoncé Cried While Visiting Hurricane Harvey Victims

    Beyoncé cried while visiting Hurricane Harvey victims

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:28
  • Harry Styles is One Direction's 'big star', says Louis Walsh

    Harry Styles is One Direction's 'big star', says Louis Walsh

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:42
  • Avril Lavigne returns to the stage with her ex

    Avril Lavigne returns to the stage with her ex

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:24
  • Emma Stone takes on role of Billie Jean King

    Emma Stone takes on role of Billie Jean King

    Reuters Logo
    Reuters
    1:58
  • Angelina Jolie is an accidental director

    Angelina Jolie is an accidental director

    Bang Showbiz Logo
    Bang Showbiz
    0:31
  • Ragnarok To Jump Start THOR Franchise

    Ragnarok to jump start 'Thor' franchise

    Wochit Entertainment Logo
    Wochit Entertainment
    0:35
UP NEXT
UP NEXT

#2: “How do I make my hair grow faster?”

Along with, ‘can you lose weight whilst still eating junk food?’, this kind of hopeful Google inquiry comes from a place of quiet desperation. Sorry to disappoint, but the only thing between you and a Rapunzel mane is time.

Six people explain what you really 'see' when you're blind.

  Six people explain what you really 'see' when you're blind. I learned many things while watching ABC’s You Can’t Ask That Aside from discovering that, yes, it is overwhelmingly appreciated when you offer to help a blind person cross the road, I was surprised to find out what visually impaired people really ‘see’.

And all the answers you' ve been searching for There are so many beauty -related questions . And we ’re not surprised. After all, Google is usually the place we go to when we need these time-sensitive answers .

We ’ ve taken it upon ourselves to help you find the answers to all these pressing beauty questions . Keep scrolling to find out what the top beauty searches were for 2016 , and learn all the expert advice you need.

But if waiting around isn’t you thing, you could also try scalp massage, heat treatments, and regular trims. You can read all the insider info to long and luscious locks, here – 5 Ways To Help Your Hair Grow Faster.

#3: “How do I fill in my eyebrows?”

Whilst we’re all aware that bold brows are the look du jour, most of us are a little lost on how to nail the ‘Brooke Shields in Blue Lagoon’ look whilst avoiding the ‘Susie Maroney circa 1992’ vibe.

Check out some real life examples from the Mamamia team in We Asked An Expert To Fix Our Brows.

#4: "How do I curl my hair?"

Every woman worth her weight in hair product has suffered at the hands of her hair curler. Mini burns to the forehead, hands, ears, hair...those things are torture instruments.

So, if you want to learn how to curl your hair without a hair curler? Behold - Three Ways To Curl Your Hair Without A Curling Wand.

#5: How do I remove gel nails?"

Repeat after me: I will not peel off my nails. I will not peel off my nails. I will not peel off my nails.

The Bachelor's Keira Maguire just covered her entire face in blood in the name of beauty.

  The Bachelor's Keira Maguire just covered her entire face in blood in the name of beauty. We all do weird and wonderful things in the name of looking good .(Snail serum, anyone? How about a good old fashioned“sperm facial”? No..?)Former Bachelor and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here contestant Keira Maguire has shown off the latest ‘must-have’ beauty treatment, and it involves “harvesting blood from your own body”.Yum.© Instagram The bizarre beauty treatment is also known as the 'vampire facial'. Lucky for us, 30-year-old Keira documented the whole process for us on her Instagram stories, starting with an image of her ‘harvested’ and centrifuged bodily fluid.

And just like that, we ' ve given you the gift of a few extra holiday party conversation starters to take with you on your party-hopping circuit. "Did you know that 'How to do a fishtail braid?' was the most googled beauty question of 2016 ?"

Google , everybody’ s best friend, just published the top 10 most searched beauty questions of 2016 ! Continue reading to find out the most searched beauty questions in 2016 , and click the links to get the answers we ’ ve been wondering about.

The final days of shellac when they start to chip and peel are an exercise in patience and restraint. If you have shellac or gel nails, there's no magic answer - it's back to the salon for you, sister.

#6: "How do I clean makeup brushes?"

Young woman applying make up with brush © Juice/REX/Shutterstock Young woman applying make up with brush We all remember the day that the realisation hits home: my makeup brushes must be filthy. Gross!

From rolling around the bottom of your handbag, to absorbing day after day of face oil, your makeup brushes absolutely need to be cleaned regularly to avoid a build up of product or bacteria.

For your viewing pleasure, The Complete Guide To Cleaning Makeup Brushes And Sponges.

#7: "How do I apply concealer?"

Woman with foundation sponge © Juice/REX/Shutterstock Woman with foundation sponge Applies concealer to pimple = pimple spotlight.

Applies concealer to under eye circles = solarium goggles.

Applies concealer to dark spots = dalmatian.

We all need help when it comes to nailing the art of using concealer, and Google was the first stop for millions of bamboozled women in 2016. But once you've done trawling Youtube tutorials, try this: 5 Things That Every Woman With Problem Skin Needs To Know.

The Bachelor's Keira Maguire just covered her entire face in blood in the name of beauty.

  The Bachelor's Keira Maguire just covered her entire face in blood in the name of beauty. We all do weird and wonderful things in the name of looking good .(Snail serum, anyone? How about a good old fashioned“sperm facial”? No..?)Former Bachelor and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here contestant Keira Maguire has shown off the latest ‘must-have’ beauty treatment, and it involves “harvesting blood from your own body”.Yum.© Instagram The bizarre beauty treatment is also known as the 'vampire facial'. Lucky for us, 30-year-old Keira documented the whole process for us on her Instagram stories, starting with an image of her ‘harvested’ and centrifuged bodily fluid.

Here Are the Top 10 Most Googled Beauty Questions of 2016 . And all the answers to them. Don't worry– we ' ve got you covered ELLE Beauty Editors Answer All Your Most Pressing Questions .

We're hardly surprised by the most Googled beauty questions of 2016 . We get it: the struggle is real, but we hardly feel defeated. In an effort to jumpstart our 2017 beauty routine, we ' ve scoured YouTube for what we think are the best answers to each question .

#8: "What is balayage?"

Balayage is to this decade what crimping was to the 80's: just about every woman who had ever battled regrowth jumped on the bandwagon with a whoop of joy.

The fancy name for a hairstyle in which the ends are lightened but the roots are left dark, balayage started around 2009 and was made famous by celebs like Pip Edwards and Drew Barrymore.

Need to know more? Read this - To Balayage Or Not To Balayage.

#9: "How do I shape my eyebrows?"

For every lady who survived the 90's with your full eyebrow intact, we salute you. For the rest of us who suffered 'Skinny Eyebrow Syndrome', step away from the tweezers and read  How To Put Your Best Brow Forward.

#10: "How do I get rid of undereye bags?"

GET SOME SLEEP! Ha, as if. You can totally fake those well rested vibes with a few clever little tips.

Here's our guide to applying the perfect concealer, every time - The Under-eye Concealer Trick That Will Help You Fake Awake.

We for one would like to say that we are very proud that DIY haircuts and home tattoos didn't make the Google search list this year. We're growing up.

This woman has the longest eyelashes in the world, and how they grew is even weirder .
We aren’t embarrassed to say that weird beauty news is our guilty pleasure, especially anything that comes out of the Guinness World…Boasting lashes up to five inches long, Jianxia from Shanghai now holds the world record of having the longest eyelashes and is featured in the Guinness World Records 2018 Edition. It took her up to 50 years (she was born in 1968) to get her lashes this long, making us both envious and super curious to know her lash-preserving secret.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!