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Comfortable & Healthy Eyes: Hypoallergenic Make-up

For women who wear makeup around their eyes on a regular basis, the idea of eye irritation or infection is always relevant. Needless to say, getting a significant amount of makeup in your eye can lead to some pain and discomfort, but in fact even slight issues with regard to your eye makeup can prove quite problematic. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to avoid putting makeup on in close proximity to your eyes. Rather, it simply means you have to take steps to ensure your eye comfort and to use products that are less likely to cause significant irritation or actual medical issues.

The first step is to make your eyes as comfortable as they can possibly be. Keeping your eyes moist and comfortable throughout the day makes it less likely that you will rub or touch them, which in turn makes it less likely that you push makeup or other irritants into your eyes. If you have strong natural vision and do not use corrective lenses or contacts, this shouldn’t be too much of a problem. However, if you do use contacts, you should make sure that you browse the various types of lenses available at contact lens providers like Acuvue, so that you can be certain that the lenses you are using are the most comfortable ones for your specific eyes.

When you have taken steps to be sure that your eyes are as comfortable as they can be, you will have decreased the likelihood of irritating issues. However, these issues are still popular, particularly with regard to your makeup, which means that it is still important to find products that are less likely to cause serious issues. This is where hypoallergenic makeup comes into play, as it is specifically designed for exactly this reason.

If you either wear makeup often, wear it near your eyes, or already know of a particular cosmetic-related allergy you have, then hypoallergenic makeup can be a great help to you. Basically, though there are no guarantees, hypoallergenic makeup products are designed from materials that are proven to be less likely to cause allergic reactions in your body. This means that if you should be unfortunate enough as to end up with makeup in your eyes, while there will be some irritation, there should not be any sort of lasting issue or malady. Depending on the sorts of products you typically use, there are numerous online sources that can point you toward the best hypoallergenic makeup products for your own use. Whether or not you have had problems in the past with allergic reactions or irritation, it is a good idea to transition to these safer products if possible.

If you are wondering where to look for your next purchase, here are a few brands that I have discovered overtime to be hypoallergenic namely Clinique, NATorigin, Almay, Neutrogina, Physicians Formula to name a few.If you are someone who usually suffers from sore or irritated eyes from wearing make-up, then it’s worth investing in brands that cater for this particular need. Do let me know if you know of any such brands!

x natasha x said...

great tips, i think No7 do hypoallergenic mascaras too although im not sure about the rest if their products xx




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