As I get older, I find myself chasing this idea of being a more “put together” woman. Maybe it is an archaic mindset, but I want to be someone with impeccable style who washes her sheets weekly, changes her skincare routine with the seasons and is committed to a life of hygiene.
Disclaimer: In the midst of my chaotic life, I do not always get a chance to organize and clean as regularly as I would like to. There are a few things from the beauty bible that I abide by; replacing my mascara every three months to beat expiration and germ build-up, washing my Déjá pillowcase every Sunday and cleansing my face each night —regardless of how exhausted I am. However, there are plenty of items I overlook that harbor far too many germs, a conclusion I came to in the midst of my annual spring cleaning. After a few minutes of panicking and wondering what Marie Kondo would do in this situation, I bit the bullet and tossed everything that needed replacing.
Keep scrolling to see what common beauty products needed a cleanse — or germ-free solution.
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