8 Best Beauty Tips for Contact Lens Wearers ...


Wearing contact lenses is super convenient but when it comes to makeup, there are some beauty tips for contact lens wearers to be aware of.

When you’re wearing contacts, you want to avoid wearing any eye makeup that can irritate your eyes or cause you any discomfort.

Believe me, it’s completely possible to be able to wear contacts and still look gorgeous with these makeup tips for contacts lens wearers!

1. Keep It Clean

Beauty tips for contact lens wearers have to begin with clean hands.

We all know how important it is to have clean hands and fingers when we’re handling contacts, as well as our beauty products and tools.

If you applied any lotion or skin care products, be sure to wash hands thoroughly before applying your contacts to avoid irritating your eyes.

Make sure you keep your beauty tools like eye shadow brushes and powder brushes clean also, to prevent breakouts or infection.

2. Pop 'em in

The next makeup tip for contact lens wearers is to pop in your contacts.

Most beauty experts will recommend that you insert your contacts before applying any makeup.

It’s easier to keep your contacts clean and free of any makeup, as well as avoid any makeup smears if you apply your contacts before anything else.2

It’s also a good idea to take your contacts out before you remove your makeup.

3. Play It Safe

A really obvious but necessary eye makeup tip for ladies wearing contacts is to use contact lens-safe beauty products.

Using eye makeup that is suitable for contact lenses will help you avoid any irritation and infection, plus it’s much safer for your eyes.

Look for hypoallergenic and oil-free products when you’re shopping for makeup.

4. Don’t Ride the Line

You might not like this next eye makeup tip but it might save you a lot of hassles and pain!2

According to NY ophthalmologist Susan Resnick, contacts lens wearers should avoid applying liner to the inside of the lash line.

Doing so can block oil-producing tear glands, which can cause dry eyes, hazy lenses, cysts or an infection.

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