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A Quick Guide to Makeup Hygiene

Originally posted on Views of Venus:
Keeping your eyes healthy is more important than making them look beautiful. But there are ways to do both; all you have to do is follow these simple makeup hygiene tips: Three months after purchase, you should dispose of your eye makeup and replace it. This is because bacteria grows easily in creamy, liquid makeup which can then get in your eyes and cause an infection. Never share eye makeup or use samples in store. If someone who has previously used the makeup has had an infection, it will likely be past on to you. Only use eye makeup that you know has not been contaminated by multiple users. Sharing lipsticks can also lead to problems such as a cold sore. Avoid leaving your makeup in the hot sun because heat heightens the growth of bacteria which can leave you with a nasty eye infection. Anything above 29 degrees Celsius is too hot for makeup storage. Remove all your eye makeup at night before you go to bed. You…