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Wiping fungi on your face? Your makeup bag is a cesspool of germs, study says

by Joshua Bote, USA TODAY

Your makeup bag may be crawling with bacteria and fungi.

A report by researchers at Aston University in the United Kingdom, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Applied Microbiology, found that an overwhelming majority of cosmetics are contaminated with E. coli, staphylococcus and other risky germs.

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