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Showing posts from February, 2017

The Best Days to Shop for Makeup

It may still be February, but spring is in the air and that makes me feel like buying some new makeup colors for spring. Shades of rose, pink and lavender are on my list! We usually want to try makeup colors on before we buy them to make sure they make us look gorgeous. The problem is, we may be exposing ourselves to tons of bacteria by using those makeup testers at the department stores or beauty specialty stores. Creamy makeup, such as lipstick, concealer and cream blush, provides a better breeding ground for germs to grow than powder makeup, such as eye shadow, face powder, bronzer and blush.  Forget about trying the sample mascara in the store. It is notorious for bacterial contamination. The only way to ensure a mascara used by multiple people is clean, is to have a makeup artist who uses disposable applicator in control of it. The testers are wiped clean at the end of the day. I have also seen sales people cleaning them during the day on a quiet shopping day. It's d