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12 Makeup Myths Everyone Really, Really Needs To Stop Believing

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1. You only need to throw out your mascara when it starts to get clumpy.

You only need to throw out your mascara when it starts to get clumpy.

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Sure, throw it out once clumpy, but also throw it out after three months regardless of its condition. Mascara is the easiest item to get an eye infection from. The wand gets very close to your eyes, and then goes back into the dark, warm tube – the perfect breeding ground for bacteria!

2. And pumping your mascara wand gets rid of clumps.

Pumping the wand actually makes your mascara drier, clumpier, and more flaky, as it simply introduces more air into the tube. More air also means more bacteria tends to become trapped inside.

3. It’s totally fine to sleep with your makeup on.

It's totally fine to sleep with your makeup on.

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The main issue with sleeping with your makeup on is that the skin renews itself during sleep and makeup dramatically affects the skin’s ability to do just that. This process is essential to keep the skin hydrated and fresh. Wearing makeup overnight clogs the pores and dehydrates the skin, and eye makeup left overnight can even lead to infections.

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