Households with dogs had more types of bacteria [than those without], with greatest impact seen in the microbial diversity of TV screens and pillowcases – Nsikan Akpan, Medical Daily I have..
Corynebacteria, a mostly harmless form of bacteria…are responsible for most body odor — they eat human sweat and metabolize it, creating a gas that the human nose tends to interpret..
Bath water is full of bacteria from the skin, so sitting in the tub will allow these bacteria to reach the genital region, which can increase your chances of getting..
In areas with folds that rub together, dead skin can slough off and feed bacteria – Jerilyn Covert and Juno Demelo, Men’s Health I don’t think anyone can deny that..
Making skin contact with a dirty yoga mat covered in germs and bacteria can lead to skin infections, acne, toenail..
Remember those old cartoons where a character has a tough decision to make and a little angel pops up on one shoulder, and a devil pops up on the other?..
Sixty percent of the 1,500 U.S. workers in an October 2014 Staples survey said they’d go to work with flu – Laura McMullen, US News You wake up in the..
Tiny chips or cracks in [nail polish can] harbour bacteria. [Studies have shown] that polished nails more than four days old [have] more bacteria [than] freshly polished nails- Jason G Goldman,..
Researchers…found the [television] remote has one of the highest levels of bacterial contamination [in a hotel] room — more germs, in fact, than the bathroom door handle. Kathleen Doheny, Safebee..
Typical free weights have 362 times more germs than a toilet seat – Tegan Osborne, ABC News What is Sweating? Sweating is a normal bodily function. In fact, it is..
The search for more amazing monthly boxes for women continues! This time we look at some of the more unusual and unexpected products that can be ordered in subscription boxes. ..
Kissing is safer than shaking someone’s hand – Beth Hale, Daily Mail One of the first thing people notice about another person is their smile. A smile is powerful and..
Only 50 percent of women clean their face regularly – Jennifer Worick, Everyday Health There are so many makeup removers on the market that finding one that actually does the job..
The average office desk is home to 20,000 germs per square inch – David Williams, CNN Most people think that the bathroom is the dirtiest place in the workplace, but think..
Studies show that traces of mold, yeast, bacteria, fecal material, and even heroin and cocaine turn up on cash—bringing new meaning to the term “filthy rich.” – Brad Tuttle, time.com..
The average person may sweat less than a liter, or up to several liters a day, based on what they’re doing – Kathleen Doheny, Web MD What does organic mean and..
Every time you flush the toilet; your toothbrush gets sprayed with bacteria – Anna Roufos, Fitness Magazine If you are a busy working woman and/or mom, does your day look..
According to the Centers for Disease Control, a whopping 97 percent of nail salon foot baths tested in one study contained the bacteria M. fortuitum, an icky bug that can..
…it’s not the fingertips which are so full of bacteria, but the fingernails. These thin keratin shields, made of the same stuff as rhino or impala horns, harbor a bacterial..
Toxic shock syndrome is caused by a toxin produced by some types of staphylococcus bacteria…The earliest cases of toxic shock syndrome involved women who used tampons during their menstrual periods...
Researchers have discovered that computer keyboards contained 7,500 bacteria per swab – much more than an average toilet seat, which has 5,400 – Fiona Keating International Business Times I love..
Over 700 strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth…Most of these bacterial species appear to be harmless [or] beneficial…There are some bacteria, however, that…cause tooth decay and..
In this digital age, we are never too far away from our cell phones, laptops, computers, tablets and televisions. We need immediate access to the internet, news and social media...
Have you ever been to the bathroom to check your makeup after a few glasses of wine, smiled into the mirror and realized in horror that your teeth have turned..
Have you ever looked down at your manicured nails and realized that the polish has started to look a bit ratty? If you had a professional manicure, this would be..
I remember my aunt used to have a bidet in her bathroom. It was actually very common to have one in the 1970s and 80s. If you’ve never seen one, it looks..
Getting sick while away from home is a traveler’s worst nightmare. Any traveler who has succumbed to illness while overseas will tell you how important it is to practice good..
No one wants to be sweaty or smelly, that’s for sure. Interestingly sweat doesn’t have any smell at all. It is actually the bacteria that reacts with the perspiration and creates an..
You’ve had a big night out, got home late and have just taken a look at yourself in the mirror. Oops, you forgot the makeup remover wipes! Your lipstick has smeared,..
Multitasking beauty products are absolutely essential when traveling. The heaviest items in my luggage are often toiletries and I need the same products whether it’s a weekend or two months away! The restrictions on baggage for international flights are..
When it’s time for yet another trip, if you are like us, you’re getting excited right about the time that HR hands you your ticket. But for so many others, getting ready for..
We recently read that 45% of Millennials want to travel more for business. Are they crazy? I mean, I get it. Travel is an opportunity to do something different — to have an..
Hey, remember when business travel was a novelty and it was just so exciting to get away that you looked forward to every trip? Don’t get me wrong–I still enjoy..
The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world shouldn’t be..
Makeup remover wipes are really nothing new as far as cleaning your face or removing stubborn makeup goes. What is different however is, what’s in and on the wipes that..
Almost Nothing is More Frustrating than Preparing for a Getaway than having your Newly Manicured and Polished Nails Stained. Removing stains from your freshly manicured nails is nothing short of..
Tina Aldatz, renowned entrepreneur, co-founder of Foot Petals in 1999, tells us how she packs for up to 30 trips per year. Packing a suitcase should be a fairly straight forward procedure, but..
Making the most of airline cancellations, whether it’s for reading, ruminating or freshening up for your next meeting. Nothing is more frustrating than having your flight cancellation reason is. You’ve..
Concealer was the first makeup product that changed my life – as someone who suffered with acne, once I learnt to successfully cover my blemishes without looking like I was..
I’ve got to say, today’s review was a definite freak-out-moment product for me. I was completely unprepared for the next sibling from Urban Decay’s NAKED clan to have appeared already..