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Tips to avoid potential bacterial infections from your eye makeup

While your makeup collection may be filled with dazzling products like tube mascara and liquid eyeliner, having many products may not be best for their shelf life. Do you remember the last time you washed your brushes or how long that eyeshadow has been sitting there? To avoid the chances of bacterial infections or other health complications, you should follow these tips to keep them fresh, according to ABC.com.

First and foremost, you should keep a bit of rubbing alcohol or some kind of cleaning solution in your bathroom to clean off your brushes. Additionally, you should never share your brushes with other people to ensure that they don't spread any unwanted germs in the process.

Liquid products are most likely the those that will expire sooner, so be sure to keep your eyes on the expiration date to ensure that it is still providing an even application. This goes for dry products like eyeshadow, blush and powder as well.

Taking a few of these steps will ensure that your cosmetic products remain sanitary and your makeup stays fresh and brilliant for every social occasion on your calendar.