Let's get a show of hands: Who has opened a tester jar of hand moisturizer and stuck a finger in it? Seems innocent enough, right? File this under: Facts You Suspected But Didn't Want Confirmed. For a segment on GMA, beauty product samples at various stores were tested and nine out of 25 had bacteria. Three samples, however, contained yeast. Anyone who has had a Candida overgrowth problem can attest to the fact that once yeast finds a hospitable home, it's hard to uproot, whether in your mouth (thrush), your scalp (common cause of dandruff) or eye (conjunctivitis).
Could Germs Be Hiding in Store Makeup Testers?
August 19, 2016