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Wearing mascara every day can be harmful to the eyes, doctors warn

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People have been wearing mascara for ages, with the Egyptians, the invention of more than 4,000 years ago.

And it’s a staple in many people’s makeup bags, and with a lot of women feel not complete without it.

However, it may be time to scrap it, at least for a couple of days a week, and doctors warn that it is in each and every day, you can actually do more harm than good.

It’s going to be so much of a make-up user, with the help of the mascara’s in the past, have expired, or it is left on for longer than they should be.

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In particular, the research of the College of Optometrists found that more than half of the make-up of the users to check the instructions to see how long they need to keep their mascara on, with almost a fifth admitting that they don’t even have to know that in the end the information was there.

Dr. Alexis Granite, a consulting dermatologist for kiehl’s Since 1851, shows that the constant wearing of mascara can result in infection as well as infection and even the loss of your eyelashes).

Lash loss

She said: “the Removal of eye make-up on before you go to sleep at night is essential.

A product that has not been met, it has the potential to not only clog your pores, but it can also lead to irritation, inflammation, and infection.

“The inflammation around the eyelids can result in lash loss.”

Irritation of the

Richard Smith-Jaynes, optometrist and president of the Association of Optometrists, also showed that the wear of the mascara every day, it can lead to “severe infection” and the damage caused by the “tear film.”

The warning comes as many of the make-up of users who are using mascara that is past its expiration, or to leave it for longer than they should be.
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“In general, all of the cosmetic applied around the eyes can migrate into the eye in a matter of minutes,” she told the Sun Online.

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“Some of the mascaras have been very high, and it will be irritating to some patients, and some of the cosmetics that it will interfere with the coating of water, which is supposed to cover the surface of the eye, such as a smooth tear film.

“When this tear film is disrupted, the tears evaporate faster, and the eye becomes dry, leading to irritation.

“Despite the fact that the preservatives in the mascara, and ultimately, the bottle is most likely to be infected with the bacteria that live naturally on the skin, a study showed that up to 30% of the mascara bottles tested had bacterial contamination in only three months of use.

Demodex mites

“It is to add water or saliva to thin the mascara, or to share mascara with others as it can increase the air pollution. Once these bacteria reach the large numbers, the infection is more likely to occur.

“I advise you pay close attention to the sign on the bottle will usually say, 3M or 6M using an egg timer, or an open jar symbol), and then throw the bottle following the manufacturer’s recommended period of time.

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Not all eye infections are obvious, so don’t be tempted to borrow from someone in your mascara wand, simply because they don’t have a sticky, red-eye reduction.

“Demodex mites live in the hair follicles of the eyelashes, and can be passed on by way of mascara.

“It causes progressive inflammation and irritation of the lid margin (blepharitis), and would be difficult to get rid of it.

“Serious infections of the cornea are very rare, but the risk is greater if you accidentally scratched your eye with the mascara wand. So, make sure that you’re steady and don’t be tempted to get your mascara on in a moving train or in the car.

“It is worth mentioning that the oil-based eye make-up removers that can interfere with your tear film and is usually required if the mascara was water-proof.”

It comes after a woman was nearly left blind after a 25-year slumber, with her eye-make-up – which makes the solid black chunks to be embedded in her eyes.

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Teresa Lynch, 51, saw a doctor, who is suffering from heavy, painful eyelids, and her eyes were irritated and weepy.

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