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Called Demodex, they live in our hair follicles, buried head-down, eating the oils we secrete.
Human faces host two species of mites - Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis
Researchers found 100% of faces they examined had the mites
They are tiny eight legged mites, related to spiders and look rather like an ice cream cone with stubby legs at one end.
Yet although you may not recognise, sc…
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