Best masacara for sensitive skin?

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Registered: 09-23-2010
Best masacara for sensitive skin?
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Sun, 07-17-2011 - 4:42pm

This will probably sound weird, but I swear it's the truth... lol.

I am very sensitive to what goes on my eyes. I can't wear eyeshadow as it immediately gives me a sinus headache and the same goes for mascara unless I wear Almay. If I wear Almay, I MUST wash my masacara off by the end of the day or that's it, I get a headache.

Well, I forgot to take the mascara off Friday night. And with the new baby, I didn't get to shower until Saturday night. So I went over 24 hours with the mascara on and suffered greatly (and am still suffering) for it.

So my question is if anyone knows of a mascara that is even more sensitive than the Almay one? I can't NOT wear mascara. I tried a clear one but it didn't do enough to the lashes for me. I'm not looking for anything spectacular, just something to give some color.

Thanks. :)

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Sun, 07-17-2011 - 9:00pm

I have the same problem with Mascara, I don't get headaches but my eyes really become itchy so I am looking forward to hearing what people say.

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Tue, 07-19-2011 - 2:46pm

Oh I though of another choice, it's actually a lash serum but it has color, just without the binders like a mascara.

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Tue, 07-19-2011 - 8:34pm

Oh, good suggestions! It didn't even cross my mind to try organic. We have a Wegman's by us and they carry an organic section and I know they have makeup there (I've purchased organic lip balm from there).

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Wed, 07-20-2011 - 1:12am

Definitely try Tarte, they are organic as well.

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Wed, 07-20-2011 - 8:34am

Oh I will! :) Especially since it's only been a month since having the baby. I learned my lesson when I had my son - don't do anything drastic with your skin/hair when your hormones are still out of whack, lol.

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Wed, 07-20-2011 - 2:25pm
GOOOOD thinking!!! Iwish someone had told me that BEFORE I had a baby. I used to have the straightest, smoothest hair, like Vidal Sassoon hair, lol. Then it got more and more wavy with all 3 babies. But it wasn't like pretty waves... it just looked MESSY. Then I was on a med that first made my hair get super curly and then it started falling out :( So I stopped that. but it stayed curly. Luckily, the worst skin thing was with my first pregnancy, I got a rash from head to toe. it was hell!!! It lingered after birth too. thank god it's not common to get it again and I didn't. It was pure misery.
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Sat, 07-23-2011 - 2:58am

oh, one more thing. be sure you replace mascara every 2-3 months.