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What makeup can cause dryness?

What makeup can cause dryness?

Exfoliants: Makeup that contain exfoliants such as aha (alpha hydroxy acids) or retinols can cause dryness. These should be avoided if you have eczema as they may exacerbate it. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not feel confident without makeup?

What to do if I do not feel confident without makeup?

Self Image: This sounds like an everyday insecurity. But if it is part of a larger problem of self confidence that is getting in the way of pursuing your goals and/or your social relationships then it would be good for you to consult with a Clinical Psychologist for help. Medication might also be useful in addition to psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it okay to wear makeup over my wounds?

Can you tell me is it okay to wear makeup over my wounds?

No: If the wounds are open then do not apply make-up over or near the wounds. This can aggravate the wounds and potentially impair the healing process. ...Read more

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Does wearing makeup on a daily basis for many years age one faster?

Does wearing makeup on a daily basis for many years age one faster?

Unclear & largely: unknown. There are too many variables. While damage is more likely, they may be also some protective effects. Yet who is going to do and pay for the fantastic complexity involved in doing prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials on a large enough group of individuals over many, many years to find out? ...Read more

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Hi, my lashes are falling out I dont wear makeup or anything and they have literally been gone from one part plz tell me what to do asap?

Hi, my lashes are falling out I dont wear makeup or anything and they have literally been gone from one part plz tell me what to do asap?

Various causes: Some of the possible reasons for loss of eyelashes are: Endocrine disorders such as over or under active thyroid gland; Alopecia Areata, which is a common disorder of the immune system; Various skin diseases; Blepharitis; Medication side effects; Infectious disease; psychiatric disorders causing frequent pulling on or pulling out lashes. See your physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and Rx. ...Read more

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Are mac makeup products non-comedogenic?

Are mac makeup products non-comedogenic?

Make up and comedone: In general, make up products that are oil free and water based are less likely to cause acne. But contrary to common belief, comedones happen due to clogged hair follicles. An inflammatory condition, that includes both comedones and inflamed pustules and pimples is called acne. Increased oil production during teenage period, premenstrual period, or in women with pros may cause acne. ...Read more

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When can you start using makeup with pinkeye?

When can you start using makeup with pinkeye?

Wait at least 3 days: Let the antibiotic elliminate the bacteria from the surface of the eye this usually takes about 3 days. ...Read more

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Is it best to not wear any face makeup at all?

Is it best to not wear any face makeup at all?

Skin care: Make up is fine. As long as what you are wearing is not bothering your skin. Just remember to remove it all, at the end of the day. There are special make up removing products, or just a mild soap. A good moisturizer after, is also a good idea. ...Read more

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Will mineral makeup cause your skin to break out?

Yes: Anything which clogs your pores can create acne. Use a mineral make-up that contains natural anti-bacterial. Don't leave makeup on overnight, use an defoliant at night and use a good, inexpensive face wash. Hard to beat cetaphil. ...Read more

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Can wearing makeup 4-5 days a week cause vitiligo?

Can wearing makeup 4-5 days a week cause vitiligo?

MAKEUP AND VITILIGO: VITILIGO IS A PATCHY DISCOLORATION OF THE SKIN. IT IS THOUGHT TO BE AN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER. THE LATE MICHAEL JACKSON HAD AN EXTREME CASE OF IT. AS FAR AS I KNOW, NO MAKEUP CAN CAUSE VITILIGO. ...Read more

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Has anyone had permanent makeup from the 80s removed?

Be careful: Permanent makeup can be very challenging to remove without causing problems. Please note that older permanent make-up can become dark if treated with a laser. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I randomly become allergic to makeup?

Can you tell me can I randomly become allergic to makeup?

Allergic dermatitis: Random might as well be the term for it; we tend to use the term idiopathic. Though we understand what process is involved, we don't know why certain people develop allergy to products applied on the skin. Cosmetic allergy is very common, and occurs sometimes after years of use. Patch testing can help identify the specific ingredient causing the allergy. Seek out a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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Will wearing face makeup every single day ruin my skin. ?

Will wearing face makeup every single day ruin my skin. ?

It depends: Damage to the skin depends on the type of skin you have, the exposure you have to the elements " especially the sun " and the types and quality of the make up you are using. If you have concerns consult a Dermatologist. In the meantime keep out of the sun, cleanse your face well daily and use quality products. Non allergenic non comedogenic products are usually safe. Good luck and healthy skin. ...Read more

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What are the effects of makeup applied to skin overtime?

What are the effects of makeup applied to skin overtime?

Effects of makeup: Makeup doesn't have any major negative effects.It could cause a few skin reactions. Most of these reactions aren't severe or long-lasting. Makeup can cause acne. You'll be fine if you're diligent about removing your makeup at the end of the day and immediately after exercise.Certain oils in many cosmetics can cause or worsen acne. Some people experience allergic reactions to cosmetic ingredients ...Read more

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What are types of dermatitis that can be caused by makeup?

Contact dermitis: Allergic and contact dermitis can be caused by an abnormal skin response to cosmetics. ...Read more