Identification of Pathogenic Contamination of Shared Cosmetic Preparations and Tools
Sundus Abu Afefeh
Al-Quds University - Deanship of Scientific Research
Background: Women tend to share cosmetics and makeup tools on the personal level and in beauty salons and centers. Despite the antimicrobial and preservative content present in cosmetic preparations and tools in addition to well-presented expiry, several studies confirmed various microbial growth in opened and used cosmetic preparations and tools. This is essential to raise awareness about the pathological impact of sharing cosmetic preparations and tools on the health of Palestinian women.