Beauty and SF Traci Kenworth Five Things Not to Do in an Alternate World. Don’t wear a cat on your shoulder. They tend to spook easily and then the claws come out. Watch your dog’s antennas on those vehicle coasters. They might get stuck in the door and then the hellhounds might come in to play. Keep the oil off your face. It brings out pocks. And then some. Banshee cream doesn’t make you a bathing beauty. The cream tends to melt your skin, not preserve it. Being out on a star cruiser doesn’t make you immune to disease. Red Vanity Disease anyone? Yeah, stay out of those inviting lakes in the other worlds. If you want to play, do so at home.