If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you’re likely bracing yourself for the pollen-filled months ahead. Itchy eyes, a runny nose, and irritated skin can make the emergence of spring florals less than rosy. Luckily, there’s a few handy beauty products you can add to your routine to help manage and conceal redness, soothe irritation, and keep makeup in place all day.
Here’s six beauty products to help you survive allergy season:
1. Pixi DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches
Puffy, swollen eyes are a frustrating reality for those that suffer from seasonal allergies. To de-puff in a flash, pop on a couple Pixi DetoxifEYE hydrogel eye patches and let the hyaluronic acid and caffeine go to work. They’ll give you a healthy dose of hydration where you need it most.
2. Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara
Itchy, watery eyes can make it tough to wear regular mascara without it running down your face. To avoid looking raccoon-ish, a sturdy waterproof formula is a must. Clinique’s High Impact Waterproof Mascara is allergy and ophthalmologist tested, 100 per cent fragrance free, and safe for sensitive eyes, making it an ideal choice for irritated peepers.
3. Rimmel ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Liner
Rimmel’s ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Liner is also dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested, making it safe for sensitive eyes. It’s smudge-proof guarantee also makes it a good choice for those suffering from seasonal allergies. To countercurrent redness and make your eyes appear brighter, try the nude-y shade on the waterline.
4. Avène Thermal Spring Water Spray
The secret to soothed skin is Avène’s Thermal Spring Water Spray. Thermal spring water has soothing and softening properties, making this skin quencher a great choice for hypersensitive, allergic, or irritated skin. Pro-tip: it’s safe to mist directly into your eyes.
5. Uriage Roséliane Anti-Redness Cream
Uriage’s Roséliane Anti-Redness Cream not only helps reduce the appearance of rosiness, it also soothes, moisturizes, and protects the skin. Perfect for a nose that’s raw and dry from constant blowing.
6. Algenist REVEAL Concentrated Color Correcting Drops
Seasonal allergies tend to leave the skin red and blotchy, especially around the nose. A green colour corrector can help to neutralize flushed tones, like Algenist’s REVEAL Concentrated Color Correcting Drops. The best part: the level of redness control is customizable based on the number of drops used.