We've Got Mites Living In Our Faces And So Do You
A new study suggests 100 percent of adult humans (those over 18 years of age) have Demodex mites living in their faces.By Mikah Sargent | August 30, 2014
Look, we're really sorry to be the ones to have to tell you this, but you've got mites living in your face — Demodex mites to be precise.
Yeah, so there's that. Researchers at the University of North Carolina used a laboratory spatula to scrape the noses and cheeks of volunteers. They then placed the scrapings in mineral oil and inspected it for mites using a microscope.