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A new health warning has been issued by J. Matthew Knight of the Knight Dermatology Institute – and it involves your own bath shower puffs. Turns out that your dead skin cells tend to get stuck under all that puffy layers, encouraging bacterial growth!

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And it can happen in a short period of time – couple of hours, in fact!

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This could mean that open wounds are even more prone to infections – a cut as small as a razor cut is also harmful to your skin’s epidermal layer!

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