Back to the basics - Eye makeup removal.
Eye makeup is a great way to enhance your whole face and make you look pulled together in the blink of the eye; but sometimes removing it can be time consuming and whilst it may be tempting to partially do it or even worse not do it at all some of us just may need a reminder as to why we need to be removing it.
- Sleeping with your eye makeup on can cause eye infections such as Styes and Pink Eye/Conjunctivitis
- Eye makeup can be substantially irritating to the eyes throughout the day & especially at night!
- If all traces of eye makeup have not been removed the next time you apply product to your eyes you risk contamination of your favourite products.
- Any treatments or creams you apply to your eye area will not absorb properly and work to their full potential.
- Some mascaras and eyeliners contain ingredients such as magnesium which can cause eye lashes to fall out over night wearing of cosmetics increases this risk.
- Most people subconsciously rub their eyes whilst they are sleeping; by rubbing your eyes you push product further into them.
- Liquid eyeliner can cause a burning sensation when they penetrate the eye so you may be subject to further irritation and discomfort.
- Eye shadow can crease or slide due to oil production on the eye lids and cause the product to enter the eye causing discomfort or infection.
Remember to remove your eye makeup every evening it’s also a good eye to quickly use an eye makeup remover in the mornings prior to makeup application to ensure you start with a clean base so that colours or formulas don’t get altered or oxidize. It’s best to use a specific eye makeup remover preferably that’s oil based in the evenings, generally two toned eye makeup removers give the most effective results.
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