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Why do my eyes turn red and watery when I use makeup or eye shadow?

Why do my eyes turn red and watery when I use makeup or eye shadow?

Possibilities: You might be having an irritant reaction or you could be having an allergic reaction. Visit an allergist in your area to discuss this issue. They might recommend patch testing to identify if you have a sensitivity to an ingredient in the makeup. ...Read more

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I had a reaction to eye makeup in jan. My eyelids got red& swollen.Ever since thenmy eyelids turn red when i wear eyeshadow.What will heal my eyelid

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I had a reaction to eye makeup in jan.  My eyelids got red& swollen.Ever since thenmy eyelids turn red when i wear eyeshadow.What will heal my eyelid

Allergic reaction: It sounds like you have a contact sensitivity to some component of the eye shadow. You can try different brands, but there is no "healing" involved; just avoid exposure to the same eyeshadow. ...Read more

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Is it OK to use eye makeup(eyeliner, Eye shadow) when you have Dry Eye Síndrome? Ir is it best not to use it?

Is it OK to use eye makeup(eyeliner, Eye shadow) when you have Dry Eye Síndrome? Ir is it best not to use it?

Not a problem: These products are not designed to get onto the eye itself. They go on the skin and lash line and so will not aggravate or alter underlying dryness of the eye itself. ...Read more

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Can wearing eye shadow and eye makeup cause changes in the colour of the eyelid? Can makeup cause vitiligo? Is wearing makeup daily bad for skin?

Can wearing eye shadow and eye makeup cause changes in the colour of the eyelid? Can makeup cause vitiligo? Is wearing makeup daily bad for skin?

Not that i know of: As far I know, the answer to all those question is no. Wearing makeup can definitely cause irritation, cogged pores etc. but if you are not having a problem then you are probably ok. I would recommend talking to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (like myself) to get on a good skin care regimen if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Woken up with a dark red mark above my eyelid (where you would put eye shadow). Is this something that will go away on its own? Please help.

Woken up with a dark red mark above my eyelid (where you would put eye shadow). Is this something that will go away on its own? Please help.

Bruise : Probably a bruise. Small broken blood vessel under the skin. If it gets larger, or you have more areas of bruising or bleeding got to your doctor or er. If it does not get better after a week, have your eye md or personal doctor check it out. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reaction to eye makeup and my eyes have been bloodshot red for 2 days. They don't hurt as much now but when will the redness go away?

I had an allergic reaction to eye makeup and my eyes have been bloodshot red for 2 days. They don't hurt as much now but when will the redness go away?

Red eyes: The make up should cause a reaction on the eyelid, not usually inside the eye. If your eye redness continues, you need to see your doctor or an eye doctor if the problem is limited to the eyes. ...Read more

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Its ok if I allow my redness in my eyes to juist be and not use makeup or contacts?

Its ok if I allow my redness in my eyes to juist be and not use makeup or contacts?

Eye redness: If the redness does not subside within a day or two without the make up and contact lenses you may require specific eye drops to help this clear up. ...Read more

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I put on eye makeup yesterday for the first time in months and today my eyes were hurting when i looked at them they were red and swollen what's wrong?

Allergic reaction: If the eye lids are swollen and red then its an allergic reaction. Allergy also causes itch too. Please put cold compresors over your lids and avoid that particular make up. ...Read more

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Eyes started swelling puffy and red when i wore mascra. I stopped wearing makeup. Since then i get long stringy goo in my eyes. Whats wrong w/ my eyes?

Eyes started swelling puffy and red when i wore mascra. I stopped wearing makeup. Since then i get long stringy goo in my eyes. Whats wrong w/ my eyes?

Allergy?: While you may have had a sensitivity to the mascara, the "stringy goo" you're now having could simply be seasonal allergies. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more

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