If you use a hand polish remover, you might be putting yourself at risk for bacterial infections.

Here are some tips for preventing and treating bacterial infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Make sure you have an adequate supply of ingredients in your makeup.

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Avoid the use of products containing petroleum, silicone, or any synthetic ingredients.

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Avoid use of household cleaners, such as cleaners, shampoos, and body lotions.

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Avoid using nail polish cleaners that contain alcohol or ammonia.

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Avoid products containing bleach or detergents that contain ammonia.

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Avoid making use of a vacuum cleaner that uses an alcohol-based solvent.

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Avoid cleaning and polishing with a metal brush or nail polish brush.

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Avoid rinsing your hands with alcohol-containing products.

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Avoid leaving the skin exposed to the air.

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If you have allergies or asthma, make sure to check with your doctor before using any products containing fragrance.

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Limit the use and contact of certain chemicals.

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Never use a vacuum to remove dirt, dust, or other contaminants.

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Never wipe the skin with a cloth, soap, or liquid soap, which can make the skin dry.

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Do not touch the face or mouth with a dry towel.

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Never touch the mouth with an object that contains soap or other body wash products, such to scrub the teeth.

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Always wash your hands thoroughly after handling any body product or liquid product.