Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Beautiful Eyes Need Tender Care

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Beautiful Eyes Need Tender Care

Article excerpt

Tell-tale signs of late evenings and sleep-deprived nights are all written large in your eyes, along with advancing years and the start of the ageing process.

Celebrities like Paris Hilton and Victoria Beckham may be able to hide signs of their partying ways behind sunglasses, but the truth will be revealed when they are taken off.

Bags, shadows and circles are the perils of putting on make-up every day, particularly if you tend to favour lashings of mascara and eyeliner for a strong, sexy look.

"Beautifully made-up eyes are key to any model or celeb's look and I insist on a perfect finish every time," says make-up artist Daniel Sandler, who has worked on some of the most beautiful women in the world including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Yasmin Le Bon.

"However, the daily routine of applying and removing make-up to this delicate area can take its toll on the skin ( especially when you have as many as 10 different looks to create on a shoot," Daniel warns.

TAKE IT OFF

MASCARA and eyeliner can be quite stubborn, and taking them off can prove to be a real pain. But with so many make-up removers available, how do you choose which will take off your make-up easily, without causing any irritation?

Non-alcoholic formulas are great for sensitive eyes, as they won't cause any redness or dryness post-cleansing.

WE LOVE

Dermalogica Soothing Eye Make-up Remover, pounds 16.40, 0800 591-1818. MAC Gently Off Eye And Lip Make-up Remover, pounds 12, Fenwick, Newcastle, and other counters.

Sisley Gentle Make-up Remover For Eyes & Lips, pounds 28.50, John Lewis, Eldon Square, Newcastle, (0207) 596380 for other stockists.

Liz Earle Eyebright Soothing Eye Lotion, pounds 8, (01983) 813913, www.lizearle.com

The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Make-up Remover, pounds 7.

Dr Andrew Weil For Origins Mega-Mushroom Eye Make-up Remover Pads, pounds 18, available from John Lewis, Newcastle, Eldon Square.

PUT IT ON

THE delicate and vulnerable skin around the eyes is around 10 times thinner than the skin on your face. …

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