It’s so important to treat the eye area gently because this is an area where not only the skin is thin but the area is subjected to a lot of wear and tear from smiling, squinting and rubbing of the eyes. This translates into wrinkles and fine lines. Since many people use eye makeup and have to remove it nightly, it’s important to do this gently.
I always suggest using a liquid, oil-free, fragrance-free, no-sting eye makeup remover like our Soothing Eye Makeup Remover as these don’t contain irritants and oils that can seep into the eyes and cause unnecessary under eye puffiness. Apply eye makeup remover to a toning cloth or cotton pad and gently press down on the eye, holding for 20 seconds. This gives your eye make up a chance to dissolve to avoid unnecessary rubbing and touching. Then after 20 seconds in downward motions wipe away eye make up and mascara. Flip over pad or cloth and move in an upward direction to get underneath the top lashes. Voila!
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Note: I don’t recommend wearing waterproof mascara on a daily basis (or not when needed) because it makes for a difficult removal–and more rubbing and tugging of the eye area.
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Posted February 9, 2011 by Renée Rouleau
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