You need to read this is you like to wear makeup.
Wearing makeup every day is something many women do just to look perfect at work and to school. Wearing makeup has become a big part of our daily routine and we can easily spend hours wearing concealer, contouring and getting our eyebrows just right.
Makeup items like mascara, eyeliner, and eyeshadow are a must have for all of us because oh well! We love it when our eyes are the center of attention. As much as these products look good on us, they are also dangerous for our eyesight.
Glitter might be fun to wear for a music festival or a night out on the town, but it can cause irritation in your eyes or even cuts in your cornea. One woman even lost her eye when a piece of glitter cut her cornea and caused an infection that left her blind, according to Good Housekeeping.
Found in eyelash glues, formaldehyde is commonly used as a water solution called formalin to protect against bacteria, according to Women’s Health. However, it can irritate or burn the eye and cause blindness, according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
Kohl is a mineral that is widely used in the middle east and in the Kenyan Coast. It might be very popular in Kenya but it has never that FDA approved for cosmetics, because the way it’s mined means it always contains lead. Lead is poisonous to humans and has harsh side effects.
One of the ways to protect your eyes is to buy high-quality beauty products. Avoid those counterfeit products we all love to indulge in because most of them are packed with lead. Then lastly, remove your eye makeup religiously with eye makeup remover or a micellar water from a reputable brand.
Which mascara brand do you use? Here is a perfect weekend look you can totally borrow.