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What happens when you wear too much makeup!

Looking beautiful is every girls need but are you overdoing?  How do you know if you’re wearing too much makeup? And does it matter? Too much” makeup is pretty subjective. Our definitions will be different. However, there are some risks and possible complications that come from caking on the blush and foundation. The more makeup you wear, the more likely it is that you’ll experience one of these results.

Dangerous chemicals in your cosmetics can deprave your skin and even cause cancer. Try as we might, we simply cannot avoid using makeup.  A dash of face powder, a streak of lip-gloss and the perfect sweep of eyeliner are part of our daily morning wakeup routines, without which, we look and feel incomplete.

Acne is common side effect of makeup most women would have experienced. Your skin is as much a part of your body as any other organ. It also needs to breathe and grow. When you cover your skin with makeup, you also end up clogging it. Some types of makeup which are in the form of liquids and creams clog the pores in your skin. This leads to the formation of blackheads, which when not cleaned regularly can form acne. So make sure you clean your makeup thoroughly with a natural cleanser before going to bed.

Eye makeup is used extensively even by women who don’t use heavy makeup. But it’s important to remember that your eyes and the skin around them is the most sensitive area of your face. Layers of eye makeup can be damaging to your eyes as it also slips into your eyes through the corners causing irritation. Too much mascara and eyeliner inhibits the growth of eyelashes and also becomes a breeding ground for bacteria which could lead to irritations and infections.

Skin products like sunscreens, moisturizers, toners, and creams contain agents that bleach or darken the skin. Cosmetic products that use poor quality ingredients which have not been regulated can lead to skin discoloration. The effect could be patches, pigmentation, uneven skin tone, redness, and freckles.

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