Navigation Links
Using Expired Make-up Leads to Serious Health Risks

Doctors are warning women that they are in for some serious health risks by hanging on to their favourite make-up even after the expiry date has passed.

A new survey shows that 9 out of 10 women are using make-up past its use-by-date. However, while women may be exceptionally fond of their favourite lipstick or mascara, experts from the College of Optometrists are warning that these can be a "hothouse" for bacteria.

The researchers found that despite recommending that mascara be discarded after three to six months, 92 per cent of women keep it for longer.

The same was the case with eye make-up, with nearly two-thirds admitting that they kept theirs for more than two years old, with those in their late 30s and early 40s even applying eye make-up that was more than five years old.

Dr Susan Blakeney, optometric adviser to the college, believes that women just arent aware of the risk they are taking by using make-up past its expiry date.

"Mascara can be a breeding ground for bacteria, so it's not surprising we've found nearly half of women suffer from itchy, watery and red eyes when they are holding onto their eye maketheirup for so long and sharing it among their friends," the Daily Mail quoted her, as saying.

"The irony is that eye infections are not a pretty sight. Most women are either unaware of or simply ignoring manufacturers' recommended use-by-dates.

"The good news is that by taking a little bit more care with your make-up and beauty regime it's easy to reduce the risk of eye infections.

"Perhaps it is because women are now constantly topping up their make-up bags with new products that they never actually finish any older products.

"These older cosmetics lie around for years, each one a little hothouse for bacteria," said Dr Blakeney.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Preventing Strokes Using Less Invasive Techniques
2. Using Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Effectively
3. Using herbal remedies with chemotherapy may not be a good idea
4. Teenagers Using Hormones And Dietary Supplements To Good Physique
5. Using Stem Cells To Treat Incontinence In Women
6. Using Eyes As The Line Of Reference For Fetal Brain Imaging
7. Remote Robotic Surgery Using Miniature Robots
8. Driving While Using A Mobile Phone May Be Dangerous
9. Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.
10. Mobilizing Stem Cells at the Injured Site Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments.
11. Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia Using Gene Therapy.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... METTLER TOLEDO has announced the availability of a new ... . , Crystallization is a common step used during the synthesis ... spend more time developing better intermediate and final crystallization steps. By adopting ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®), the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research ... Surgeons (AAOS) and the Cigna Foundation, encourages proposals supporting high quality research ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... Under Blankets”: an entrancing story about one woman's travels through the wilderness of ... published author, Kimberly Mitchell, who earned her bachelor’s degree in English education at the ... degree in education in the field of curriculum and instruction. Kimberly’s passion for writing ...
(Date:1/22/2017)... California (PRWEB) , ... January 22, 2017 , ... "Photo ... Cloud to create a beautiful 3D slideshow with complete ease," said Christina Austin - ... Generators browser to place in the FCPX timeline. Presets include scenes with ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Seamild, the largest manufacturer of oats in China, ... owner and founder. As Oat is recognized globally as one of the healthiest cereals, ... he believes it is a move to sow the seed of good karma. Buddhism ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... 23, 2017 7D Surgical announced today ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and ... the North American commercial launch of its innovative ... surgery, the 7D Surgical System.  ... technologies and machine vision algorithms to eliminate the ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Jan. 23, 2017 The American Pharmacists Association ... Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act ... The legislation, which was previously introduced in the 114 ... to health care through pharmacists and their patient care ... Brett Guthrie (R-KY), G.K. Butterfield ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , January 23, 2017 Stock-Callers.com today ... Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRX ), Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: ... MNTA ), and Agile Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AGRX ... turned somewhat lower in late trade on Friday, January 20 ... about 0.3%, while shares of health care companies in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: