After reading this story from Aussie model Anthea Page, you'll never neglect them again!
Anthea shared a snap that's a stark contrast to her usual bikini-clad images that got fans talking. The no-makeup selfie was to share the horrible, puffy eye infection she got after unwashed makeup brushes were used to do her makeup. EUGHHHH!
Anthea says she LOVES her job, but unhygienic practices shouldn't be tolerated just because she's "lucky" to be there. Sharing her puffy lidded eye, she reveals she ended up walking away with a serious staph infection in her eye. And you thought conjunctivitis was bad!
Anthea shared her story on Instagram, writing:
"I have just been on a fashion show job for the past 4 days and unfortunately even though I had observed unhygienic practises and confronted the qualified artists (who I will not name) I still ended up taking home a nasty eye infection from fashion weekend. I do feel my safety concerns were dismissed as if it was part of my job to put up with these unhealthy conditions.
My message is not intended to critique the women who I trusted with my eye and skin health but to raise awareness of importance of hygiene practises amongst artists.
If you are getting your makeup done or using any testers, check everything has been cleaned to your standard even if someone scoffs at your concerns. This is not my first time receiving an ailment from a dirty makeup brush and unfortunately in my line of work I doubt it will be the last but please be aware of this if you ever come close to a makeup kit so you can keep yourself safe and healthy. 💖
Ps - It been diagnosed as a staff infection by the doctor and I'm now on medication 💖💖 #unretouched #nofilter"
All we can say is GROSS! *runs and washes brushes*