Dr Oz: Risks of Wearing Fake Eyelashes
One of Dr. Oz’s new favorite things to do on his show is bringing down his Assistant of the Day and today was no exception because he needed a little help to explain the risks involved with wearing false eyelashes!
- Many women apply fake eyelashes incorrectly.
- Glue used to adhere the fake lashes contains formaldehyde, which can get in your eyes if you are not careful.
- Eyelashes can slide down and poke you in the eye.
- Wearing false lashes for too long is unsafe before they can attract dirt and bacteria, which can lead to an eye infection.
Dr Oz: The Best Way to Remove False Eyelashes
Dr. Oz says one of the biggest risks of wearing false eyelashes comes when you remove them. This is because oftentimes you will actually pull out your natural eyelashes, too, because they get stuck to the fake ones. This is a problem because it is not easy to grow new eyelashes, which are important to protecting our eyes from dust and other particles. Here is how to safely remove false eyelashes:
- Take a Q-tip and dip it in warm water.
- Wet the area where the eyelash is attached to your face, go back and forth a few times.
- Carefully remove the false eyelashes.
Dr Oz: How to Safely Wear False Eyelashes
Dr. Oz says he realizes women are still going to wear false eyelashes, so he offered a few tips to do it safely.
- Wear only for special occasions.
- Do not sleep with them.
- Avoid eyelashes with glitter.
- If you have an allergic reaction, discontinue wearing them for good.
Dr Oz: Is it Okay to Pick Your Nose?
Dr. Oz says we all love to “pick” at our bodies, but some parts are best left alone, so he played a game with a few audience members to see if they knew which areas should not be touched.
Mole hairs are okay to pick and remove. Dr. Oz added you can worry less about moles with hairs coming out of them being cancer because it means they have been there for a long time.
Sunburned skin should not be picked because you could do harm to the skin underneath.
It is actually okay to pick your nose as long as you do it the right way. Dr. Oz says to use a tissue on the end of your finger to get the “stuff” out of your nostrils. He even mentioned a study that showed those who age their boogers actually improved their immune response. Clearly there are better ways to strengthen your immune system, right??
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