Hands Off – the Beauty Products You Should Never Share

\n\nHaving a stash of beauty products is standard operating procedure and many times, unhealthy viagra friends want to \”borrow\” a dab of this or a touch of that. Sharing is what it’s all about but do you ever think about what is being shared with you?\n\nStaph infections and herpes can easily be transmitted through sharing as well as a long list of germs, fungus and bacteria. When it comes to sharing, these top five products are the ones you want to product from unfriendly germs.\n

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  • Lotion – anytime a jar of moisturizing creams or lotions are open, they can become contaminated because they aren’t in airtight containers and the inside rim can become the new home for a variety of bacteria. If friend dips their fingers into the jar, they’re inserting bacteria directly into the product.
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  • Tweezers – this simple tool can become contaminated and cause bacterial infections. Keep your tweezers disinfected and if visiting a salon, ask if their tool has been disinfected before using.
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  • Lip gloss and lipstick – allowing someone to use either is risky business. If they have an infection, cold sores which is the herpes simplex virus, and germs contaminate the product.
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  • Makeup sponges – these plush products are a breeding base for fungal bacteria due to its damp environment. Sponges need to be washed weekly in hot water and shampoo and only used on your clean skin.
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  • Mascara – think of your mascara wand as a living petri dish that is home to herpes simplex, keratitis and pink eye.
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  • Bottom line – Don’t share your products. Prevent unhealthy infections by considering permanent makeup tips with medical tattooing.
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