“Choose eyeliners that wash off easily to prevent blepharitis,” says Wachler. Blepharitis is an abnormality that causes the eyelids to become inflamed (swollen), and bacteria coating the eyelids.
“Never sleep in makeup,” says Wachler. Removing makeup gives your skin a chance to breathe and refresh for the next day.
“Wash your hands and face before and after use,” says Wachler. Hands and fingertips are a breeding ground for bacteria. Always wash them before applying makeup.
Avoid sharing makeup. Just because your bestie doesn’t look like she has an infection, doesn’t mean she can’t have one. Play it safe and never share your makeup.