This Week’s Beauty Myth: Crossing your legs will cause varicose veins

False. Sitting down, and crossing your legs won’t cause varicose or spider veins. But, there are things that will cause varicose and spider veins: genetics, standing a lot, pregnancy, or trauma As with most beauty traits, unsightly veins can be inherited. Standing for prolonged time periods cause the vascular system to work extra hard pumping [...]