Most probably you have never borrowed someone’s toothbrush or comb because you consider this to be rude and not hygienic. In fact, there are other people that tend to do so even though they know they shouldn’t. Due to these reasons in this article we are going to present to you few objects that you should never borrow, and in case you do so we are going to teach you how to clean them.
- Indoor shoes
Guests that come and visit you often ask for slippers. In this case it is best to purchase slippers that will be only for guests. This is because once you wear shoes the feet will start sweat, thus creating the perfect environment for fungi. The best thing is to avoid wearing these shoes in order to prevent fungi or bacterial infection. Also you should try and change your shoes every 6 months, and the once you wear at home try to wash them often.
- Skin care accessories
People that possess facial cleansing brushes massage rollers, and special sponges should be easily cleaned. This is because some of the skin that might have bacteria could be collected and it could transfer and develop acne or flaky facial skin. Make sure that you always wash your accessories with soap, and try to change them every 2-3 months.
- Manicure and cosmetic accessories
Nail clippers, tweezers, epilators, razors, and other accessories should be used only by one person. Once you use them they will have microscopic droplets of blood on the surface. In order to avoid herpes or fungal infection you should avoid sharing these them.
Towels have function of absorption of liquid. Due to these reasons you should never share the towel because some bacteria and fungi could be transfer on it. Also on the other hand the humidity in the bathroom could turn the towel’s damp fabric into perfect environment for bacteria, fungi, and mold. It is best to change the towels every 3-4 days.
It is important to know that the deodorants that come into contact with the skin could contain bacteria. This bacterium is the main cause of the smell that comes from the sweat. It is best to use deodorant right after you shower. This way you will keep the armpits fresh during the day.
- Hair clips and curlers
You should never borrow your comb to another person because it comes with contact with the scalp. Borrowing hair accessories could lead to transfer of fungi and lice. Also you should never borrow headbands, combs, curlers, or anything that you might use as accessories for your hair.
Each person has unique bacterial flora balance in our earwax. Sharing earphones could cause misbalance to this balance. This could lead to ear infection and severe headaches. In order to remove the earwax you should use a stick or a swab dipped in hydrogen peroxide. You need to make sure that you are not using too much of this solution in order not to damage the speakers.
- Lip gloss and lipstick
You should never borrow your lipstick or lip gloss to another person. This is due to the fact that diseases such as herpes could be transmitted. There are many other infections that could be also transferred. If someone uses your lipstick you should never use it again in order to avoid infection.
In order to protect your health you should never share these products that we have mentioned above.