Woah, it’s a Face Mite!

facemite

 

Location: United States

Motivation/Findings: Sometimes young adults (like myself!) get acne. I decided to image some (dry) discharge and found… a face mite!! Yuck (but completely normal/natural)! That didn’t stop me from washing my face for about an hour…

More Reading: See this article about them: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2012/08/31/everything-you-never-wanted-to-know-about-the-mites-that-eat-crawl-and-have-sex-on-your-face/#.VJB4zMaH0tc

3 Comments Add yours

  1. My website says:

    I think everyone would use a bit more of this information.

  2. laksiyer says:

    Brilliant… Some videos of facemites would be great.

  3. Saad Bhamla says:

    Whatt!!!
    I need to do this experiment myself!
    this is creepy and cool: )

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