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Have you sterilised your brushes? (Photo: Getty Images)
Have you sterilised your brushes? (Photo: Getty Images)

According to Glossy, October 2019 saw the release of the results of a scientific study which found that 79 to 90 percent of makeup sponges and other cosmetic products contained bacteria.

It includes Staphylococcus, which according to MedicineNet, is a group of bacteria known to cause a multitude of diseases.

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