“Consumers’ poor hygiene practices when it comes to using make-up, especially beauty blenders, is very worrying when you consider that we found bacteria such as E.coli – which is linked with fecal contamination – breeding on the products we tested.

The resistance happens when bacteria begin to adapt to the chemicals and drugs in the environment making treatment less effective. When bacteria become resistant, treatment is ineffective. In the first CDC report it was estimated 2 million antibiotic-resistant infections in 2013 were responsible for 23,000 deaths.



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