Does Mascara Irritate Your Eyes? Here's Why
It isn't uncommon to have an allergic reaction to specific fragrances or pigments in mascara, says New York City optometrist Andrea Thau. Her suggestions: Try a hypoallergenic mascara and makeup remover; apply an eye makeup primer to create a barrier between the mascara and your eyelid; and avoid blue and purple shades, as they're made with an ingredient that's considered allergenic. And don't forget to remove your makeup before bed!
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