Health Threats Hiding in Your Makeup Bag

Friends sharing makeup
5. Sharing Products
It may seem harmless to share makeup with a friend—until you read this. Sharing makeup is essentially swapping germs, especially when it comes to anything that gets applied on lips or eyes. And the effects can be much worse than your run-of-the-mill cold sore.“If you are diabetic or have a compromised immune system, infections are more severe and can lead to severe consequences,”  “Most common infections involve the eye in the form of blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelid), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and sty formation. The skin can also react with pustular infections.”

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