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What Could be Lurking in your Cosmetic Bag?

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If you have accumulated cosmetic products over the years, it may be time to clean out that cosmetic bag. According to a survey conducted a few years ago, 68% of makeup wearing women said that they only throw out makeup products when they run out, no matter how long it takes. There are some women out there who have had the same makeup products in their bags for over fifteen years! In addition, a whopping 72% said that they NEVER clean their cosmetic sponges or brushes. This is pretty frightening considering how often these products and tools touch our skin. Just like spoiled food, expired cosmetics are a breeding ground for many types of fungi and bacteria that can cause irritation or even serious infections. Continue reading “What Could be Lurking in your Cosmetic Bag?”