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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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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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While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

Contacts: Either you have infected contacts, or an ulcer. DO NOT WEAR THE CONTACTS UNTIL YOU'VE SEEN YOUR OPHTHALMOLOGIST! A CORNEAL ULCER COULD LEAD TO A PERFORATION, THEN INFECTION INSIDE YOUR EYE (ENDOPHTHALMITIS) AND LOSS OF THE EYE. ...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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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