Patch Testing: Whenever you’re guying to buy any product; go for those stores, preferably malls, where they have sample products for its testing. Use small amount of tester on your face, wrist and neck. Come back a day later to buy that product in case there is no sign of irritation. Be a smart buyer.
Note Ingredients: Whenever you have any irritation or sensitivity experiences, pick up the products and note down ingredients. Collect all those products and check the common ingredients, these ingredients will help you decide what might not be suitable for you. Avoid buying products that have those ingredients.
Discard Old Products: Many ladies are not aware that different Makeup products have different shelf life. Hence if you use old makeup products beyond their shelf life, it can have its toll on your skin. Make sure you toss away your old products and replace them with new ones. Also this way you get to experience new products time to time. Always check the expiry date of products when you buy and if not mentioned check with beauty advisor of store on the same.
Avoid Waterproof: Waterproof Makeup is an amazing product but to remove that you have to use very strong Makeup remover and work hard on your skin. In the bargain what happens is that you lose lot of oil and hydration from your skin which can further result into red patches or other irritations.
Pick Right Colours: This is an interesting rule to follow. Any eye shadow which is dark will have more pigments and is more likely to irritate eyes hence go for light color tones to be on safer side. For eye pencil and Mascara go for black color, it is more appropriate for sensitive skin
Hygiene: If you got a sensitive skin – you got to ensure that your all skin and makeup products are kept clean and in dry environment. Hygiene plays a very important role in how your skin responds to any product applied. Even most appropriate can respond with irritation if not is not clean.
Avoid Lanolin: You should avoid eye products that have Lanolin since it might irritate your eye lids. When you buy eye products, do check on if they have Lanolin, if still unsure you can ask your query to beauty advisors or do your research and then buy products later. Better to spend some time in selection than to find remedies later
Silicone Based Foundation: Don’t go for Oil Based Foundation – opt for Water Based or Silicone Base Foundations. They don’t clog the pores and also are gentle to the skin
Talk to Experts: In case of any irritation and you’re clueless – do consult a good skin doctor or experienced Makeup artist to help you. It’s also essential so that you again don’t try some new products which might make it even worse. Best is to talk to them and use products that suits your skin. Treasure your skin since we get it only once.