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Blinc Trivia: Is your eye makeup affecting your ocular health?

blinc+trivia+is+your+eye+makeup+affecting+your+ocular+health_3356_800504552_0_0_7044518_300If you thought eye makeup only had an affect on how fabulous (or not) you look on a given day, think again. Excessive eye makeup has been linked to poor eye health, and it's little wonder why.

According to The Chosun Ilbo, contact lenses and eye makeup are accounting for an increase of keratitis (or inflammation of the cornea) in women, especially those who fall into certain age groups that are more likely to wear makeup on a constant basis.

"Young women have a higher chance of damaging their corneas, as they apply a lot of cosmetic products on their eyes, such as eye liner, eye shadow and mascara, as well as contact lenses," The HanGil Medical Foundation Hospital's Dr. Cho Beom-jin told the news source.

Forgoing makeup altogether may not be a viable option for some, so what's a gal to do? For one, maintaining proper lense-care procedures is essential - there's absolutely no excuse to not take them out every night, and it's imperative to make sure you're cleaning them properly. As for makeup, stick to water-resistant varieties that are less likely to smudge and get in your eyes.

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