Would You Buy or Swap Used Makeup Online?
Forums are a great place to expand your cosmetic collection, but you could be swapping unwanted viruses along with your unwanted shades
Experts say: As I was delving through the digital pages of Makeup Exchange, I came to the same realization as this Facebook fan: Sampling in Sephora is an unofficial, real-life version of the forum -- we're trusting complete strangers to not touch, sneeze or lick those tempting open samples, or to not test a new lipstick when they've got the plague. Disposable Q-tips, sample wands and sample brushes may help, but there's still a risk: Store employees don't vigilantly disinfect after each and every customer, not everyone shares the same concerns about exposure to bacteria (but hopefully more will be, after reading this) ... you might as well order a lipstick that's been used 12 times by a random Redditor.
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