One of the most important things in your skincare regime is removing your makeup. But one thing you might not be taking care of is removing every trace of eye makeup.
This caution might seem unnecessary or inconvenient, but when you are tired, removing your makeup may be forgotten or postponed until morning.
Eye makeup is tougher than other makeup. Because eye makeup is designed to deal with the water eye area, it is often made to be less water solvent than something like foundation.
So removing eye makeup before sleeping is important. And according to University of Iowa, if eye makeup is not removed daily there is an increased possibility of an allergic reaction or contact irritation. Repeated application over irritated skin will increase the subsequent skin reaction.
An allergic reaction to eye makeup usually occurs on the thin, delicate skin around the eye, she explains. Should makeup particles fall into the eye, that, too, could lead to an allergic reaction.
Redness in the eye is one symptom of such allergic reactions, especially if the redness is accompanied by itching and pain.
«It’s more difficult to locate the cause of the allergic reaction if a person uses different brands of mascara, eye liner and eye shadow.»
If more than one brand of eye makeup is used, you might try the same one for several days in a row and keep a diary of symptoms. This may help narrow down the likely form and brand of eye makeup that is causing the allergic reaction.
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