BEAUTIFY BUT PLEASE DO NOTIFY

Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya Murugesan, Gandhimathi. C, Caroline Sangeetha. J.

Abstract


The study was done to create awareness in the present society were makeup plays an important role in our life. The purpose of this study explains the
dangers which could end up in a life threatening situation just because of a very common practice – sharing of cosmetics especially eye cosmetics.
The investigations were carried out in a private sector involving 58 subjects, who have the common practice of sharing cosmetics. The result
obtained from our study proves the definite transmission of organism from person to person. Based on our findings five organisms namely
Staphylococcus aureus., CONS., Bacillus sp., E.coli., Pseudomonas aeruginosa., were isolated from eye cosmetics. The commonest culprit being
Staphylococcus aureus which is a skin pathogen . Our study mainly focuses on eye cosmetics because a simple conjunctivitis could end up in a fatal
meningitis. So don't share or swap eye cosmetics not even with your best friend. It is always good to be presentable and attractive but always
remember “BEAUTIFY BUT PLEASE DO NOTIFY”.


Keywords


Staphylococcus aureus conjunctivitis presentable

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