• So Um, There May Be Tiny Superbugs Crawling in Your Makeup Bag, Study Says

    7 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    In news that would make literally anybody but your makeup-hating cousin who's only ever heard of lip balm cringe: nine out of 10 beauty products you use everyday are likely contaminated with "potentially life-threatening" superbugs , according to a recent study published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology. Researchers at Aston University's School of Life and Health Sciences looked at used cosmetics across multiple categories - from lipstick to eyeliner to mascara - and found high levels of bacteria like E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus in all of them. The biggest offender? The beauty...
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