I finally found a live face mite!

Ever since I learned about the existence of Demodex (face mites) and its presence in almost every human being a couple of months ago, I decided to look for one as I thought it would be an interesting creature to observe under the foldscope. But soon, I realized that it was very hard to find…

Demodex the face mite on my forehead!

Hi Microcosmos! There are many things I’ve wanted to image with Foldscope. One of which is Demodex, which is a face mite species that live on the faces of every one of us humans. Tonight, I’ve finally found one on my forehead! Yay! Ok, ok, mites on our faces. Some might say… EW! But hear…